A reprint of the Directing Staff edition of the BAOR Battlefield Tour for Operation BLUECOAT. The book contains all of the student edition plus the important extra pages of personal accounts of actions for study. Those of you who know the series will also know how rare originals are, and we are pleased to announce that other DS editions will be reprinted.
Operation BLUECOAT - Battlefield tour papers for Staff 1947 - a reprint of this important battle analysis. Contains a description of the preparation for and conduct of this battle (30-31 July 1944). Operations of 8 Corps South of Caumont. Includes planning, operations, Order of Battle (8 Corps), orders (Corps, Divisions and Brigades) and six A3 coloured maps which were in the original edition. 50 pages, spiral bound with 6 colour A3 maps. See also the Directing Staff edition also published by MLRS Books.
This publication is a facsimile reprint of the issued study papers for the British Army battlefield tour of Operation GOODWOOD of 1947. Used on its own, the book presents a description of the planning of the operation, events before and during the action (from 18 to 21 July, 1944) and also includes the detailed OrBat of 8 Corps Also includes the operation instructions for 8 Corps and 11 Armoured Division. The artillery plan is given in detail together with the Air Plan and other important items. The maps are reproduced in colour on A3 sheets, and bound in the same places as the original maps. In all this is a good introduction to this important engagement, and is best used in conjunction with the MLRS edition of the National Archives papers of this operation (see Operation GOODWOOD in Military Analysis and Campaigns).
Operation PLUNDER - 12 British Corps crosses the Rhine 1945. A complete description of this operation including details of both the planning and the execution. Illustrated with 16 A3 colour maps, 2 OrBats, and many of the original plans for the operation. An unrivalled source for the assault crossing of the River Rhine in 1945.
This is the expanded Directing Staff edition of the BAOR Battlefield Tour relating to Operation PLUNDER - the assault across the Rhine by 21 Army Group. It is complete in all respects and the maps are where they should be. See also Operation VARSITY -BAOR Battlefield Tour - DS Edition for the air element of the attack,.
Operation VARSITY - operations of XVIII US Airborne Corps in the Rhine Crossing, March 1945. Another invaluable Battlefield Tour guide from BAOR in 1947. This volume compliments the paper on Operation PLUNDER. The paper describes the planning for and execution of Operation PLUNDER, the last large scale airborne operation in World War II, and carried out jointly by British and American airborne forces.
Royal Engineers Battlefield Tour Volume I: Normandy to the Seine. This first volume of two gives details of all operations by the Royal Engineers during D-Day and up to the Seine crossing at Vernon. It covers I Corps plans for the assault, operations of 6 Airborne Division, the assault by 3 British Division, bridging the Caen Canal and the River Orne, the construction of airfield in France, the capture of Le Havre and the Seine crossing at Vernon. There are many maps and photographs in the book which enhance the sheer pleasure of reading this wonderful account. As Volume II of this set, readers are strongly recommended to dig deep and get copies.
Royal Engineers Battlefield Tour Volume II: The Seine to the Rhine. This second volume of the Royal Engineers account of the campaign in Europe 1944-1945 covers operations from after the Seine crossing to the Rhine crossing by 30 Corps in March 1945. It also gives an account of operations in France and Flanders 1940, and then goes on to look at operations in Belgium and the advance of 30 Corps to the Neder Rijn, 1 Airborne Division at Arnhem, airfield construction in the Eindhoven area, the battle of the Rhineland between the Maas and the Rhine in February 1945, and concludes with details of the Rhine crossing. Like its companion, Volume I, the book is full of details, and includes all the original maps reproduced in colour (15 at A2 size). This volume is, like volume I, fundamental to an understanding of the overall picture of these operations, and the maps add even more to that picture. Totally recommended, and well worth the money! Originals of this volume are as scarce as copies of Volume I, but we are sure you will enjoy these accounts.