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Invasion of England, 1940: The planning of Operation Sealion

By Peter Schenk

Conway Maritime Press
Hardcover (372 pages)

Invasion of England, 1940: The planning of Operation Sealion
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Invasion: The Alternate History of the German Invasion of England, July 1940

By Kenneth Macksey

Brand: Greenhill Books
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In June 1940, as German troops massed across the Channel, poised for the invasion of Britain, Hitler seemed ready for his greatest gamble. In this compelling alternate history the Germans actually launch the invasion. Landing between Dover and Hythe, German troops push inland, supported by the Luftwaffe and the panzers, and strike toward London. A classic and harrowing insight into how Britain's war might have gone.

Invasion: The Alternative History of the German Invasion of England, July 1940

By Kenneth Macksey

Frontline Books
Released: 2015-01-19
Kindle Edition (224 pages)

Invasion: The Alternative History of the German Invasion of England, July 1940
 
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'Macksey's blend of what actually happened and what might have been makes for a piece of writing comparable to Frederick Forsyth at his best.' Jack Higgins

'Convincingly described and excellently illustrated.' The Daily Telegraph

In June 1940, German troops massed across the Channel, poised for the invasion of Britain. With France defeated and Britain cowed, Hitler seemed ready for his greatest gamble.

In this brilliant and compelling alternate history the Germans launch the invasion that, in reality, was never more than a plan. Landing between Dover and Hythe, German troops push inland supported by the Luftwaffe and the impregnable panzers, and strike out towards London. The British, desperate to defeat the invaders, rally and prepare for a crucial confrontation – at Maidstone.

Realistic, carefully researched and superbly written, this best-selling study is a classic of alternate history and a thought-provoking look at how Britain's war might have been.

Operation Sealion: The Invasion of England 1940

By Peter Schenk

Greenhill Books
Released: 2019-08-09
Hardcover (288 pages)

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It is hard to believe that in the summer of 1940, neither the Allies nor the Axis powers had any experience of large amphibious operations. German planning for Operation Sealion was concerned with pioneering new techniques and developing specialized landing craft. Remarkably, in only two months they prepared an invasion fleet of 4,000 vessels.

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Operation Sealion, Peter Schenk begins by analyzing and describing the vessels that were developed and deployed for the operation: converted cargo vessels and steamers, more specialized landing craft, barges and pontoons, and auxiliary vessels such as tugs and hospital ships. He then goes on to outline the strategic preparations for the landing and looks at the operational plans of, in turn, the navy, army and air force.

The planned invasion is described in full detail so that the reader can follow the proposed sequence of events from loading, setting sail and the crossing of the Channel, to the landing and the early advances into southern England. Schenk uniquely estimates the chances of success.

This absorbing account of Hitler's abortive mission, more detailed than anything written hitherto, is of interest not just to the naval historian but to anyone with an interest in World War II.

Invasion, 1940: The Truth About the Battle of Britain and What Stopped Hitler

By Derek Robinson

Da Capo Press
Hardcover (320 pages)

Invasion, 1940: The Truth About the Battle of Britain and What Stopped Hitler
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The Battle of Britain could not stop Operation Sealion, the planned German invasion. The historians got it wrong. This is a big claim to make, yet the reasoning behind it is remarkably straightforward. In Invasion 1940, author Derek Robinson asks why historians have dovetailed the Battle of Britain with Operation Sealion. Military experts say the Battle prevented an invasion, but they don't exactly explain how. Why is it taken for granted that an air battle could halt an assault from the sea? The skill and courage of the RAF pilots isn't in question, but did the Luftwaffe's failure to destroy them, plus bad weather, really persuade Hitler to cancel Sealion? That's what Hitler said, and Churchill claimed a great victory for 'The Few'. The Battle of Britain ended; Sealion died. One followed the other, so the first must have caused the second. But Derek Robinson challenges that assumption and reaches a startling conclusion. The real obstacle to invasion was a force that both Churchill and Hitler failed to acknowledge. In this fascinating reexamination, Robinson doesn't seek to downplay the heroism and achievements of the RAF; rather, he wants the true picture of that brilliant moment in history—Invasion, 1940— to emerge.

Invasion of England, 1940: The Planning of Operation Sealion

By Peter Schenk

Conway
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Sealion boarding: German Invasion of England, July 1940

By Harry Bold

Released: 2019-10-11
Kindle Edition (211 pages)

Sealion boarding: German Invasion of England, July 1940
 
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England's nightmare begins.
German airborne troops are landing in the countryside, not far from Folkestone, after the five radar stations securing Kent had been destroyed by a commando action.
Air raids are launched on the main headquarters, while the power and telephone lines connecting Kent to the rest of England are destroyed from the air.
The landing is meticulously told from the perspective of German and English soldiers, aviators and sailors.
The book covers the first day of the landing and is the second book in the "Sealion" series,

Volume 1 is available here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07NK7DMTZ

I recommend reading the first volume first, which makes it easier to better understand the complexity of the operation.

Volume 3 of the trilogy is about 30% finished (but growing continuously), will probably be online in early 2020!

Invasion 1940: The Nazi Invasion Plan for Britain by SS General Walter Schellenberg

By Walter Schellenberg

Brand: Little, Brown Book Group
Paperback (287 pages)

Invasion 1940: The Nazi Invasion Plan for Britain by SS General Walter Schellenberg
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In August 1940, in compliance with the Führer's directive on the imminent invasion of Britain, the Gestapo prepared a secret handbook to be distributed to the occupation forces. It offered an astonishing insight into exactly how the Nazis perceived Britain and her empire, offering detailed analyses of the political and economic structure of the country, with chapters covering everything from Parliament and public schools to freemasonry and the Boy Scouts. The chapter on British Intelligence was considered so embarrassingly accurate that the few copies retrieved at the end of the war were retained by the authorities. It is only now, more than half a century later, that a translation has been made, revealing the full and remarkable truth.

Invasion: The German Invasion of England July 1940

By Kenneth Macksey

Military Book Club
Hardcover (223 pages)

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Dust cover is excellent. Pages clean and crisp, no writing or markings in book.

Operation Sea Lion. the Projected Invasion of England in 1940...

By Peter Fleming

Simon & Schuster
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Operation Sea Lion. the Projected Invasion of England in 1940...
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Operation Sea Lion. the Projected Invasion of England in 1940... [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1957] Fleming, Peter

   


 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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