Books by Defensionem Authors

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Analysis of the Russo-Georgian war of 2008: August 2008: The bear lashes out at Georgia

On the 7th of August 2008, Georgia’s president Mikheil Saakashvili, a known risk taker and political gambler, launched his army against the breakaway province of South Ossetia. Why did the Georgian president pick the military option, what drove Moscow to intervene in South Ossetia and what were the consequences of this conflict?

The chaotic destiny of the Kuznetsov aircraft carrier: And what the future may hold.

The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov has had a chaotic destiny. There was never to be any calm seas and smooth sailing for her. This work presents a light overview of the Kuznetsov's history and cappabilities as well as a look into the successive Soviet line of helicopter and aircraft carriers leading up to her. Finally, we take a look at what the future may hold for the Russian Naval aviation, with, amongst several options, the Project 23000E Shtorm.

Tiger Tank 101 & Blitzkrieg 101: + Bonus material: German commerce raiders

Tiger tank and Blitzkrieg for newbies: All the basics to get you started on the Tiger Tank and on Blitzkrieg tactics ! + Bonus material: Overview of the most successful German commerce raiders of WWI and WWII !

Belgian Fortifications of WWI and WWII: overview: + A fort against all odds: The 12 days siege of Aubin Fortress in May 1940

An introduction to Belgium's modern forts, from the Brialmont design of the 1880's to the interwar forts of the 1930's. Discover why those imposing structures were built in the first place, what role they fulfilled and how they fought. Then get straight into the action and relive the desperate fight of the small interval fort of Aubin-Neufchateau and its garrison as they fought and resisted the German onslaught for 12 days, in May 1940.

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