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DECISIVE HOURS


 sub titled: with the camera at the enemy

Following a 30 page text introduction, this book is composed
of the very best combat photography produced up to that time, and has a substantial color section.


 The book was written by a war photographer and includes some brief writings in the beginning that cover the
Polish campaign, Norway, and the “West Offensive”. The pictures are excellent – and many do not appear to have
ever been used in any other postwar publication that I have seen. There are some super shots of early war uniforms,
double decal helmets, early Panzers – troops in action in Norway, Holland, France; shots of troops marching
through Dunkirk ruins, and street to street fighting. There are shots of pioneers with rafts crossing rivers,
conducting bridging operations under fire; Guderian appears in several shots.

The back section of the book offers some neat, early color pictures with some interesting shots
including a German flamethrower in action.

An excellent book with some great uniform reference pictures.
Many of which appear to have never been published before. Desirable!

Hardcover in Grey Full Linen / Cloth

  • 145 pages
  • 92 spectacular full page b&w photos
  • 24 awesome full page COLOR photos
In good exterior and good interior condition.
Foxing to boards, hinges reinforced, front free endpaper creased, name inscription on title page, finger stained at margins, else ok.

Approx/Measurements: 11" x 9-1/4"  ~2.0 lbs.

by PCom Eric
Published by Wilhelm



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