The Kübelwagen and the amphibious Schwimmwagen, the standard issue military utility vehicles used by the Wehrmacht and the Waffen SS in the Second World War, were based on the Volkswagen, and originally designed by Ferdinand Porsche. This fully illustrated guide to their design, history, construction and operation includes detailed technical diagrams and contemporary photos.
501 Unarmed Self-Defense Skills
Including techniques and strategies from a range of martial arts, the tips in this manual focus on how to protect and defend yourself in real-life situations. Line illustrations demonstrate the most effective punches, kicks and grappling moves, and there is advice on mental training, keeping fit and how to combat armed assailants.
German Luftwaffe in WWII
Order of Battle
Germany's air force played a critical role in the Third Reich's early victories in the Second World War, providing the airborne component of the irresistible blitzkrieg tactic that swept all armies before it from 1939 to 1942. This volume provides a detailed guide to the organization and performance of the Luftwaffe, arranged by campaign – from the invasion of Poland to the final, defiant formations of 1945 – and illustrated with maps, order of battle diagrams and photographs. From the Order of Battle series.