Heimdal

Heimdal

Heimdal Publishing was founded by Georges Bernage in 1975 and has an impressive catalogue of books specialising on World War II and the Middle Ages. Known worldwide for highly illustrated books and magazines, Heimdal Publishing works with a range of contributors – from expert university researchers to passionate enthusiasts. 

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  • 1944, La Poursuite Alliee

    A superb, highly illustrated book!

    From their bridgeheads in Normandy, established after three months of intense fighting, the Allies finally broke out and began a spectacular advance, pushing the Germans back at an unprecedented rate. Here's the complete story of what became known as Montgomery's Blitzkrieg. Learn More

    Starting at: £25.00

  • Forgotten Wings (English)

    This book, composed of three parts, first of all recalls the design and the manufacture of the gliders, the creation of the flying schools as well as the setting-up of the program of pilot training. The second part is interested in the use of the American gliders on June 6, 1944 in Cotentin by detailing all the missions in which they took part. The last part, as for it, is focused on the ignored role held by these same apparatuses at the time of the landing of Provence.

    This book does not forget to mention the parachutists combined at the sides of which the gliders took share with... Learn More

    Starting at: £27.50

  • Chronik Der SS-Pz-Aa10

    This exceptional volume is a comprehensive account of one small unit in the 10th SS Panzerdivision "Frundsberg".

    Comprising the contributions of some twenty veterans, the book contains many previously unpublished photographs of the SdKfz 250/251 and the Spahwagen (reconnaissance armored vehicles). It provides a detailed account of their training in France and of all the battles they fought from Tarnopol in the Ukraine to Normandy.

    The author has compiled detailed lists showing the members of each company and provides detailed biographies of each of the officers who served... Learn More

    Starting at: £37.50

  • Orleans 1429

    The authors present a version of the Battle of Orleans that Joan of Arc was the main actor, based on several essential sources. These give a picture overnight what was this terrible battle. Discussed here: the political context, the situation of the city, military science of the time, as well as biographies of French and English captains present at the battle. Learn More

    Starting at: £16.99

  • La Croisade Des Albigeois

    In the Medieval period, the idea of the crusade (or holy war/jihad) gained favor as a way firstly of freeing the Holy Land from Muslim control, it then degenerated into a justification for imposing western domination in Asia Minor. Crusades, therefore, always took place away from western Europe. However, in 1209, for the first time on Catholic Christian soil, a crusade was undertaken which lasted for over 30 years in southern France, with Simon de Montfort at its head. The crusade was against Cathar heretics, known also as Albigensians.

    This highly illustrated book details all... Learn More

    Starting at: £12.99

  • Landing Beaches

    Field guide to the landing Beaches - full of photographs. Learn More

    Starting at: £9.99

  • Bob Sheppard

    The wartime autobiography of one of the most colorful SOE operatives of his time. Sheppard's is a tale of extraordinary courage and bravery and of a man who ended his war in Nazi concentration camps but survived to tell the tale.



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    Starting at: £15.99

  • Hastings 1066

    Hastings is perhaps the most famous battle ever fought on English soil and resulted in William, Duke of Normandy, becoming King of England. Popularly known as William the Conqueror, his victory over King Harold and his forces was a pivotal turning point in English history, the influences of which are still to be seen today. The weaponry, equipment, dress, logistics and living conditions of the soldiers from both sides are covered in great detail as is the terrain and the tactics of the two armies, using illustrations from the Bayeux Tapestry and photographs of a recent re-enactment of the... Learn More

    Starting at: £12.99

  • Panzertruppen

    A huge photograph collection concentrating on Panzer troops in World War ll. Most of the photographs are previously unpublished and are accompanied by detailed captions and an authoratative narrative. Learn More

    Starting at: £37.50

  • Karstjager (1943-1945)

    This is the illustrated history of the Waffen-SS 24. Waffen SS-Gebirgs (Karstjäger) division, covering their engagements against partisans in Slovenia and Northern Italy.

    Detailing the guerilla warfare between the Germans and the partisans, the Karstjäger mountain division was composed mainly of Austrian, Italian and Spanish soldiers.

    This book contains 380 photos from veterans, along with eyewitness accounts, organization charts, and profiles, making this an essential addition to any enthusiast's collection. Learn More

    Starting at: £45.00

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