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 Haut-Koenigsbourg

    • A full-colour album depicting life in the 15th century at this remarkable castle

    The moment you step over the threshold of the great door at Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, you find yourself in a whole new world: the Middle Ages. Cross the lower Courtyard with its inn, forge and mill, then climb the spiral stairways leading to the Lord's furnished apartments. Plunge into an environment of medieval architecture and furnishings steeped in history. The omnipresent drawbridges, armoury, keep and cannons are a constant reminder of the purpose of this mountain fortress, which has been... Learn More

    Starting at: £14.99

  • Les Tiger de la Totenkopf

    • Detailed history of the Panzer-Abteilung s.SS 103/503 unit, complete with 450 photographs and 20 colour profiles

    The Panzer-Abteilung s.SS 103/ 503 first saw action in southern Russia, during the Don campaign and the withdrawal from Stalingrad. It was upgraded in April 1943, receiving 24 new Tigers, completing their complement of 45 Tigers. Having lost only four Tigers during the Kursk offensive and a further four during the withdrawal, the unit received 12 replacements in August 1943.

    In late 1943, sPzAbt 503 was made part of Panzer Regiment"Bake", a special battle... Learn More

    Starting at: £45.00

  • Sur le Sentier de la Guerre

    • A full colour album recognising the contribution of the many Navajo, Apache, Sioux, Cheyenne, Comanche, Choktaws, Mesk-wakis and Cherokees who served with the Allies in World War II

    During World War II, thousands of Native Americans took part in the crusade for the defence of freedom and democracy in all theatres of operation: from Normandy to the Pacific via Africa and North Italy, the soldiers from these tribes demonstrated huge patriotism and courage. No minority has contributed as much to, or been as largely influenced by, World War II.

    44,000 Indians in a populat... Learn More

    Starting at: £35.00

  • La Légion Étrangère

    • A full colour album showing the uniforms, insignias and life of the world famous French Foreign Legion during its campaign in Indochina

    Specifically created for foreign nationals wishing to serve in the French Armed Forces, the world famous French Foreign Legion is known as an elite military unit whose training focuses not only on traditional military skills but also on its strong esprit de corps. As its men come from different countries with different cultures, this is a widely accepted solution to strengthen them enough to work as a team. Consequently, training is often describ... Learn More

    Starting at: £50.00

  • Objectif Falaise

    • A full colour album packed with photos of the battle of the Falaise Pocket

    The battle of the Falaise Pocket, fought during World War II from 12–21 August 1944, was the decisive engagement of the Battle of Normandy. Taking its name from the area around the town of Falaise within which Army Group B, consisting of the German 7th and 5th Panzer Armies, became encircled by the advancing Western Allies, the battle is also referred to as the Falaise Gap after the corridor which the Germans sought to maintain to allow their escape. The battle resulted in the destruction of the bulk... Learn More

    Starting at: £16.99

  • Dictionnaire De La Waffen-Ss Tome 3

    • Third volume of the complete record of Hitler's infamous armed bodyguards

    The Waffen-SS was a multi-ethnic and multi-national military force of the Third Reich. The Waffen-SS saw action throughout World War II and grew from three regiments to over 38 divisions, and served alongside the Wehrmacht Heer regular army, but was never formally part of it. It was Adolf Hitler's will that the Waffen-SS never be integrated into the army, it was to remain the armed wing of the Nazi Party and to become an elite police force once the war was won.

    This last volume focuses... Learn More

    Starting at: £50.00

  • Dieppe

    • Re-examining the first landing attempt in Normandy, with previously unpublished photos

    Originally conceived in April 1942 as Operation Rutter, the Allies planned to conduct a major raid on a German-held port on the French channel coast. They planned to hold it for the duration of at least two tides, so as to effect the greatest amount of destruction of enemy facilities and defences before withdrawing. However, the first landing attempt in Normandy ended as a disastrous blood-letting failure. Almost 4,000 Canadian and British troops were killed, wounded or taken prisoner on 19... Learn More

    Starting at: £32.95

  • Objectif Saint-Lô

    • A full colour album packed with photos of the town of Saint-Lô, almost totally destroyed during the Battle of Normandy

    The German army occupied the town of Saint-Lô on 17 June 1940. Being a strategic crossroads, Saint-Lô was almost totally destroyed (95% according to common estimates) during the Battle of Normandy in World War II, earning the title of "The Capital of the Ruins" from Samuel Beckett; it was even questioned whether to rebuild it or to leave the ruins intact as a testimony to the bombing.

    A detailed and vivid photo history, packed with rare photographs... Learn More

    Starting at: £26.50

  • Les Panzers face au Debarquement

    • A close examination of the decisive moments between 5th and 8th of June 1944

    In this important new work on Normandy, Georges Bernage offers a close examination of the decisive moments between 5 and 8 June, 1944, when the Panzers arrived on the front line. He details their units and their very first engagements on the battlefield, using remarkable original photographs.

    This highly detailed album adds up to an invaluable resource for the avid modeller, keen tank enthusiast and general historian alike.

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    Starting at: £15.99

  • Dictionnaire de la Waffen-SS Tome 4

    • Fourth volume of the complete record of all Waffen-SS divisions, their structures and iconography

    The Waffen-SS was a multi-ethnic and multi-national military force of the Third Reich. The Waffen-SS saw action throughout World War II and grew from three regiments to over 38 divisions, and served alongside the Wehrmacht Heer regular army, but was never formally part of it. It was Adolf Hitler's will that the Waffen-SS never be integrated into the army; it was to remain the armed wing of the Nazi Party and to become an elite police force once the war was won.

    Volume... Learn More

    Starting at: £50.00

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