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Fortress Cholm

Oskars Perro

Fortress Cholm

by Oskars Perro

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Published by s.n.] in [Toronto, Ontario, Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perro, Oskars.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Latvian.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Latvian.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Russia (Federation) -- Kholm.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOskars Perro ; [translated from the Latvian by Gaida Randon ; front-line situation sketches by Elizens Janiss].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811 .P462313 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18175124M

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Yet overall, Fortress Cholm is a moderately well written memoir Fortress Cholm book its content is so unique that its historical content far surpasses the author's foibles.

Fortress Cholm is divided into 17 short chapters and about three-quarters of its pages of text concentrate on Kholm.3/5(1). Fortress Cholm by Oskars Berro and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 50th Anniversary.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page Fortress Cholm book every book ever published.

Fortress Cholm by Oskars Perro; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Campaigns, Latvian Participation, Latvian Personal narratives, World War, ; Places: Eastern Front, Kholm, Russia (Federation); People: Oskars Perro.

I sell Military Books, Photographs, and Prints. Although I have these items in all areas of military history, I specialize in World War II, especially the German military and eastern front.

Please visit my secure website: I h titles on military history. These events included a noteworthy partisan attack against targets inside Cholm, in which one of the defending "splinter" formations counted among its number Oskars Perro, autobiographical author of Fortress Cholm. The chronicle for 18 January thus quotes multiple chunks of text directly from Perro's account of his experiences in the battle.

Oskars Perro was born in Mazsalaca, Latvia on 26 September He studied medicine at Latvian University. In his family suffered Fortress Cholm book the Soviet mass deportations.

When Soviet-German War broke out in JunePerro volunteered in the German army. In Decemberfirst Latvian units was sent to the Eastern : Iron Cross 2nd & 1st class.

I also have a few books about Cholm. The Oskars Perro book, the original "Kampfgruppe Scherer - Tage eingeschlossen" by Richard Muck, and the republication of this book called "Circle of Fire".

If you want, I could look some other info in those for you. Hope it's of some use. Jason Mark The Siege of Fortress Cholm by Stephen Christopher Kelly. The Demyansk Pocket (German: Festung Demjansk or Kessel von Demjansk; Russian: Демя́нский котёл) was the name given to the pocket of German troops encircled by the Red Army around Demyansk, south of Leningrad, during World War II on the Eastern pocket existed mainly from 8 February to 21 April A much smaller force was surrounded in the Location: Demyansk, Russian SSR, Soviet Union.

Participation in the defense of the besieged Fortress Cholm (Jan - May ) Number Awarded ~ Known makers/markings. Unmarked. Estimated price () € HJ Oberkameradschaftsführer (Courtesy of Allan Rose) Kurt Daluege awarding the Cholm-Schild to.

Besieged - The Epic Battle for Cholm by Jason D. Mark. For those of you who have read other Jason Mark books, you know well the detailed quality of his writing as well as the high production values of the publication.

Fortress Cholm by Oskars Perro. Perro was at Cholm and is mentioned several times in Mark's book. [/q] Siege - A Novel of. In winter of l he took part in the battle for Fortress Cholm. Fighting a whole Soviet Army with a small German/Latvian army group, they won against Russia. These are Perro’s words, in memory of all those brave souls who were with him and did not survive.

pages, like new, hardcover with dust jacket. A silver coloured shield with a raised border enclosing a large Wehrmacht eagle perched on a cross of the design used in the Iron Cross on which centrally a swastika.

At the foot of the shield, CHOLM / The shield is fixed to an oval of grey-green wool with prongs and a backing plate, and a further oval of grey-green wool is partially glued over the backing plate.

The actual encirclement of the fortress Cholm began on January 21st, During the course of the battle the Germans were only able to reestablish ground contact once, during the first days of the siege (with parts of the MG.

Btl. 10). Gvido Bruveris Cover (illustrator). 50th Aniversary Edition, in English ". regardless of how excellent the Germans are as soldiers, the traditional weakness of Germans as politicians is a really catastrophic problem" (from the introductory chapter) A detailed, eyewitness non German military memoir of the remarkable battle for Cholm.

xyz. The Cholm Shield was instituted on July 1, Polizei-Rottwachtmeister Schlimmer of the Cholm reserve police battalion designed the shield, which was created to honor the defendants of Fortress Cholm during the winter and spring of   Axis History Forum.

Yes, i made the mistake to buy it. I belived that it was an historic book. But maybe it is a good roman. I have a list of the nara but I don't find any divisions involved in the battle.

Oskars Perro "Fortress Cholm" - Memoire of a Latvian soldier who fought through Cholm with a german unit. Its a ground level view of.

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$ + $ Shipping. WW2 German Fortress Without A Roof Allied Bombing of Third Reich Reference Book. $ + $ Rating: % positive. #61 Fortress Cholm by Oskars Perro, translated from the Latvian.

Author was a Latvian soldier in the German army fighting Communist Russia. In winter of l he took part in the battle for Fortress Cholm. Fighting a whole Soviet Army with a small German/Latvian army group, they won against Russia.

Cholm days of siege. Remember that Cholm had two peculiarities, first it was a fortress without artillery, all its fire support came from outside and secondly it was supplied by air, even though it did not have any aerodrome within its perimeter.

On January 23 came the first 11 Soviet tanks and were rejected losing three vehicles. Anti Tank crew in action at Demjansk.

Expanding on our last article on the Cholm Shield, we touched on Demjansk being a fortress town not dissimilar to Cholm, both in region and in the area of the Russian front, and like the cholm shield, a battle shield was also issued for Demjansk.A siege is a prolonged military assault and blockade on a city or fortress with the intent of conquering by force or attrition.'Siege!

Six Epic Eastern Front Assaults of World War II' by Patrick McTaggartLand based military operations in World War II are usually associated with sweeping "Blitzkrieg type" battles that involved opposing forces in constant movement.Fortress Lorient was not Lorient only, but also Groix Island, Etel River, the coast between Lorient and Port Navalo, Quiberon peninsula, Belle-Ile island, and had connection with the Saint Nazaire pocket.

So finally a big area to defend with lots of artillery.