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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  • Marines à Iwo Jima

    • An album of amazing photographs caught at the heart of the fighting of the most horrific battle of the war in the Pacific

    Iwo Jima remains in the collective memory of Americans as the most horrific battle of the war in the Pacific, no doubt due to the fact that the number of losses that the Marines suffered exceeded those of the Japanese, which was normally not the case, and most likely because it required more than a month of bloody battles for this small island to be captured.

    This ferocious battle of the elite American Army, fighting against Japanese who would fight... Learn More

    Starting at: £35.00

  • France 1940: Les Panzers

    • Many fantastic colour photographs of the German tanks, their units and their leaders, along with a detailed history of their engagement

    After the success of Jean-Yves Mary's previous works, in particular Les Corridor des Panzers and Zur Küste, it was quite clear that there was still a huge demand for similar high-quality, detailed books on tanks and their important role in World War II.

    This first volume contains many fantastic colour photographs of the German tanks, their units and their leaders, along with a detailed history of their engagement. Any avid modell... Learn More

    Starting at: £25.00

  • La Bataille des Trois Frontières

    • Over a thousand never-before-seen photos

    Jean-Yves Mary offers here an excellent companion piece to the encyclopedia of work on the battles of May-June 1940. Mary focuses on the battles that took place in the Longwy region. He begins with the Longwy stronghold, which was constructed in 1680 by Vauban, and integrated into the Maginot Line in 1920.

    Mary provides us with excellent details on the entire region of the Maginot Line, the work of the"phony war” with the 3rd Light Cavalry Division. Then comes the war, again in this strategic region near Sedan, and the failed... Learn More

    Starting at: £47.50

  • Objectif La Haye-du-Puits

    • A rich description of the terrain and equipment used on the battlefield

    The extreme difficulty of the battles in the Cotentin marshes has already been discussed in Operation Cobra, during which Mont Castre represented a primary obstacle. Here Heimdal presents La Haye-du-Puits, the final hurdle to achieve in order to prepare the departure base necessary for the ultimate breach. Highly illustrated with numerous colour photos, this work offers a rich description of the terrain and equipment used on the battlefield.

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    Starting at: £15.50

  • 1940: Les Blindes Francais

    • Filled with unique photographs from the battlefield

    In Heimdal's latest collection, this portfolio focuses on tanks in 1940 France.

    In addition to a detailed presentation of the equipment, unit and leadership, information is also provided as to what fate they eventually met.

    With 160 colour pages, this work is full of unique photos of the destruction these tanks underwent on the battlefield.

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    Starting at: £25.00

  • Souvenirs de GI's 1944-1945

    • A thoroughly researched work that includes over 50 portfolios of American soldiers

    Included in this richly illustrated work by Daniel Blanchard are over 50 portfolios of American soldiers, ranging from paratroopers, pilots, infantrymen, tank specialists, plus many more. Blanchard retraces the history of American military units via their uniforms and equipment brought back by the GIs.

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    Starting at: £25.00

  • Jardin Médiéval et Biodiversité

    • A fascinating ramble through the medieval garden

    Reconstructing a medieval garden is part of the concerns of the modern man conscious of biodiversity, the environment and the balance of nature. Plant biodiversity is not confined to the maintenance of species currently cultivated, it consists of reintroducing plants formerly grown and long forgotten, as well as allowing plants, which are considered wild. The links between the environment control that are our gardens and the wild nature are necessary for the accomodation of helpful fauna. It was so in the gardens of yesteryear... Learn More

    Starting at: £12.00

  • Major Rudolf Witzig le Vainqueur d’Eben-Emael

    • A history of a German military hero

    This book presents the history of the famous Major Witzig, born on August 14, 1916, aspiring officer on April 1, 1935, head of the engineering section of the Fallschirm-Infantry Battalion in August 1938, with which he captured Fort Eben-Emael at dawn on May 10, 1940, capturing 1,200 soldiers with his 55 paratroopers. Awarded the Knight's Cross, he jumped in Crete where he was seriously injured. Afterwards, he commanded a battalion of paratroopers in Tunisia and on the Eastern Front. He was attributed the oak leaf cluster. After the war, he... Learn More

    Starting at: £12.00

  • La Bataille d'El-Alamein

    This new book is published to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein. It has a special place among the major battles of the Second World War, and is linked to the name of two great leaders that commanded in this battle: Rommel and Montgomery. We follow the checking of Rommel's advance at El Alamein (July 1 - September 2, 1942) and the victorious counter-offensive of Montgomery (October 23, November 4, 1942).

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    Starting at: £22.00

  • La 1st Marine Division dans l'enfer du Pacifique

    • A lavishly illustrated history of the 1st Marine Division

    This book covers the exploits of the 1st Marine Division. It show how they fought alone on the Guadalcanal front against the Japanese under particularly difficult circumstances, defeated the Japanese garrisons at Cape Gloucester and Peleliu, and played a key role in the Battle of Okinawa. It tells of how twenty-two of their men were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor (when divisions which have been the subject of dozens of publications, such as the 82nd and 101st Airborne have won three each), the most famous of whom... Learn More

    Starting at: £33.00

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