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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  • Le Libre De Sent Sovi

    Like her presentation of French medieval cuisine, including the famous Viandier by Taillevent, and the famous Mesnagier de Paris, Josy Marty-Dufaut now shares her interest in Catalan medieval cuisine from the beginning of the 14th century. Le Libre de Sent Sovi is one of the first culinary manuscripts of Europe written in vernacular Catalan.

    Medieval Catalonian cuisine is one of subtle flavors; the combination of sweet and salty, sweet and sour, all exquisitely nuanced. It carries with it an identity which is uniquely Catalonian, with its own culinary techniques that are still... Learn More

    Starting at: £14.99

  • Le Form Of Cury

    Le Form of Curry, written in 1390, is the most well known culinary manuscript in England. Commissioned by King Richard II, it rivaled, if not surpassed, Taillevent's Viandier. This work includes 196 recipes which not only pay witness to the luxury, grandeur, and magnificence of the royal court, but also provide us insight into the culinary traditions of the period.

    Within the framework of her collection on medieval cuisine, which includes editions on Le Viandier and le Mesnagier de Paris, both medieval French culinary works, and Le Libre de Sent Sovi, a Catalan cookbook, Josy... Learn More

    Starting at: £14.99

  • Clothing And Daily Life In The 12th Century

    Following the success of the two works on Hastings — both now out of print — is finally a book entirely dedicated to this century. Not only does it present garments from Normandy, based off of the Bayeux Tapestry, as well as those of Eastern France and Belgium, but also clothing from other regions of the Empire. Additionally, it presents the various buckles, jewelry, and trimmings popular during the period.

    This edition will also examine the objects of daily life, providing the most current study of such a great century in history. Leading specialists have provided expert... Learn More

    Starting at: £14.99

  • Le Commando De Penfentenyo

    • Visually stunning history, with over 1,000 full colour photographs of elite French Naval Special Forces unit

    Jean Durantin presents the long-awaited history of the French Naval Special Forces unit Commando de Penfentenyo enlisted in the Algerian battles from 1954 to 1962.

    Richly documented with over 1,000 colour photographs and original documents, Durantin provides the entire history of the marine commando during this campaign and makes reference to specific commandos such as"Yatagan.”

    The Algerian War was a fiercely fought conflict between French and... Learn More

    Starting at: £55.00

  • Dictionnaire De La Leibstandarte

    • Detailed portraits, biographies and rare photographs of the men who served in Hitler's private army

    The Leibstandarte was Adolf Hitler's personal Bodyguard Regiment, and independently participated in combat during the Invasion of Poland. By the end of World War II it had been increased in size from a regiment to a Panzer division. The elite division was a component of the Waffen-SS which was found guilty of war crimes in the Nuremberg Trials.

    In the earliest days of the NSDAP, it was realized by the leaders that bodyguard units composed of trustworthy and... Learn More

    Starting at: £45.00

  • Totenkopf Archives

    • Photographic record of one of Hitler's most loyal and devoted divisions

    Charles Trang provides an indispensible supplement to his Totenkopf history. This new album includes over 600 previously unpublished photos in addition to exceptional documentation.

    The infamous German Totenkopf fought first in France in 1940 and was then sent to the Eastern Front from 1941 - 1945. There it was engaged in some of the most ferocious battles, Kharkov, Kursk, Warsaw and Vienna being the most famous.

    Totenkopf finally surrendered in May 1945 to the US Army, which... Learn More

    Starting at: £35.00

  • Normandie 1944

    • Lavishly illustrated guide to the largest amphibious invasion of all time, for visitors and historians alike

    The Normandy landings commenced on D-Day, Tuesday, 6 June 1944, in two phases: an air assault landing of 24,000 British, American, Canadian and Free French airborne troops shortly after midnight, followed by an amphibious landing of Allied infantry and armoured divisions on the coast of France commencing at 6:30 AM. There were also decoy operations mounted under the codenames Operation Glimmer and Operation Taxable to distract the German forces from the real landing areas.... Learn More

    Starting at: £11.99

  • Omaha Beach

    • Vivid, illustrated analysis of the action on Omaha beach during D-Day

    June 6, 1944. In the gray light of dawn the landing craft carrying the assault wave of two US divisions as well as the Engineers and the Rangers, advanced toward the beach that was their assigned objective, code-named Omaha. Exhausted by the crossing and suffering from sea sicknesses, the assault units were convinced, however, that the German defenses had been crushed by the aerial and naval bombardment. In fact, sheltering in their coastal fortifications which they had been working to improve up until the... Learn More

    Starting at: £16.99

  • Les Chevaliers Teutoniques

    • Fully illustrated, concise guide to the knights of the Teutonic Order

    This illustrated history presents a history of the Teutonic Order in the Middle Ages; its creation, its role in the Holy Land and on the shores of the Baltic Sea, its expansion in Prussia and the Baltic States.

    The Teutonic Knights were members of the order of the Teutonic Knights of the Hospital of the Blessed Virgin. They were a military-religious order of knights that restricted membership to Germans. Part of the original Knight Hospitallers, under Hermann von Salza they split from the main... Learn More

    Starting at: £16.99

  • Sword: Objectif Caen

    • Lavishly illustrated account of the key British D-Day objectives, Sword Beach and Caen

    June 6, 1944, the 3rd British Infantry Division, considerably reinforced (with an armoured unit, special tanks, and a commando unit), landed on Sword Beach while, during the night, paratroopers from the 6th Airborne Division had already created a bridgehead to the northeast of Caen.

    In Bernage’s new work, not only do we find the German defenses coming face to face with the powerful forces advanced by the Allies, but also the major protagonists, among whom many have become legendar... Learn More

    Starting at: £8.99

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