Tigers of the Death s Head

Tigers of the Death s Head

This detailed history of the Tiger Company of Nazi Germany's notorious "Death's Head" panzer division of the Waffen-SS covers the armored combat at Kursk, Warsaw, and other battles on the Eastern Front.

Author: Ian Michael Wood

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811713139

Category: History

Page: 304

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This detailed history of the Tiger Company of Nazi Germany's notorious "Death's Head" panzer division of the Waffen-SS covers the armored combat at Kursk, Warsaw, and other battles on the Eastern Front. Based on after-action reports, war diaries, and personal accounts from veterans, this all-encompassing title includes numerous detailed photos of Tiger tanks and the men who crewed them. Essential reference for modelers, historians, armor fans, and World War II enthusiasts.
Categories: History

Hitler s Death s Head Division

Hitler s Death s Head Division

The Tigers' guns were lethal; it was vital for the Russians to close with the
menace rapidly. Captain ... The first shell of the commander's tank sliced into the
side of the Tiger; there was a vast wall of flame as another Panzer took instant
revenge.

Author: Rupert Butler

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781844152056

Category: History

Page: 254

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Formally published as The Curse of the Death Head, this book is the story of the infamous SS Totenkopf Division. The soldiers wore the sinister silver insignia of the Death's Head on their collars, and they were feared, hated and respected as one of the premier devisions on the Waffen-SS. In the early days of the war in Russia, the division covered itself in glory, but in defeat the men of the Totenkopf crashed to shame and ignominy, leaving behind a legacy of loathing unique in the annals of the battlefield
Categories: History

Smiling Willie And The Tiger

Smiling Willie And The Tiger

John Harris. 'Well, smile, Tiger,' Pansy urged. 'You look like something the cat
dragged in.' The Tiger managed a death's-head grin. 'I feel like something the cat
dragged in,' he said. 'Left lying about.' 'After all, Dolly's a friend. Aren't you, Dolly?

Author: John Harris

Publisher: House of Stratus

ISBN: 9780755127856

Category: Fiction

Page: 290

View: 614

The Boer War is ending and for three thieves there is the unexpected bonus of stealing an army payroll. But the army chooses an officer to track them down. While the thieves wait to return to the stolen bounty, the officer chases them, giving rise to a riotous set of events. Based on a true story, John Harris’ adventure entertains and delights.
Categories: Fiction

Death s Head

Death s Head

... on his 'tiger stn'pe' camouflage tunic, the Skull and Crossbones fiash banned in
I967 as unappropn'ate (vid. page 5). ... These could be said in varying degrees to
have dishonoured the ancient and venerable insignia of the Death's Head, ...

Author: Joost Hølscher

Publisher: Editions Chamerelle

ISBN: 9789082032604

Category: History

Page: 64

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The richly illustrated book is the first part of a series on the history of uniform. This particular installment is an historical treatise on the origins, development and diffusion of the Death's Head badge among military units throughout the Western World, from the 17th century onward. It describes the different occurrences of this potent symbol and tries to shed some light on the reasons and motivations involved in the choice and implementation of so charged an image as the skull and crossbones. It tries to attenuate some of the justified aversion incurred since the Second World War and the use the Nazis made of the emblem, as it delves into the noble and honorable motives usually associated with the struggle against oppression, connected to the Death's Head during the nineteenth century. The sheer number of occurrences documented and illustrated (101) in the book is enough to generate some astonishment and will surely spark the curiosity of the reader. Most people are not aware of the use of skulls by any military unit other than the SS, let alone its employment by such irreproachable regiments as the Queens Royal Lancers. Even those interested in military history will probably not have realized the measure of proliferation the Skull & Bones badge has known nor the significance attached to it. A few of the instances I have discovered in my research will generate some interest as well, as these were not yet widely known or put together in a extensive study. For example, until now, the oldest known use of the emblem was usually attributed to the Prussian Von Ruesch hussars of 1741. I have been able to push back this date by a hundred years with my ‘discovery’ of the Von Menzel Pandurs and especially the Cronberg Cuirassiers of the Thirty Years War. Another point of interest is the depiction of many colorful and sometimes even extravagant uniforms of irregular units or even individual officers. For instance the attire of the (in)famous Baron de Géramb of 1810 stands out, but also the somewhat theatrical outfit of Josef Zienkowics of 1830, is of particular interest to uniformologists and historians of fashion alike. As the image of the skull and bones gains popularity among the numerous adherents of countless subcultural lifestyles, the interest in the subject also grows significantly outside the more usual circles of militaria buffs. Other proposed titles in this series: • The Sense of Uniform, Why are armies in uniform? • The Origins • The Fringe, Cords, ribbons and plumes • Headgear • Fashion, How do uniforms and civilian fashions interact? • Cavalry • Infantry • Guards • Navy and Marines
Categories: History

The Tiger Claw

The Tiger Claw

So she turned, dropped to the ground, to face the second death's head. On her
stomach and barely breathing, the rifle stock wedging into her shoulder. The bolt
drew back with a loud click, the bullet sprang from its magazine, slid into the ...

Author: Shauna Singh Baldwin

Publisher: Vintage Canada

ISBN: 9780307368393

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

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From the author of What the Body Remembers, an extraordinary story of love and espionage, cultural tension and displacement, inspired by the life of Noor Inayat Khan (code name “Madeleine”), who worked against the Occupation after the Nazi invasion of France. When Noor Khan’s father, a teacher of mystical Sufism, dies, Noor is forced to bow, along with her mother, sister and brother, to her uncle’s religious literalism and ideas on feminine propriety. While at the Sorbonne, Noor falls in love with Armand, a Jewish musician. Though her uncle forbids her to see him, they continue meeting in secret. When the Germans invade in 1940, Armand persuades Noor to leave him for her own safety. She flees with her family to England, but volunteers to serve in a special intelligence agency. She is trained as a radio operator for the group that, in Churchill’s words, will “set Europe ablaze” with acts of sabotage. She is then sent back to Occupied France. Unwavering courage is what Noor requires for her assignment and her deeply personal mission — to re-unite with Armand. As her talisman, she carries her grandmother’s gift, an heirloom tiger claw encased in gold. The novel opens in December 1943. Noor has been imprisoned. She begins writing in secret, tracing the events that led to her capture. When Germany surrenders in 1945, her brother Kabir begins his search through the chaos of Europe’s Displaced Persons camps to find her. In its portrayal of intolerance, The Tiger Claw eerily mirrors our own times, and progresses with moments of great beauty and white-knuckle tension towards a moving and astonishing denouement.
Categories: Fiction

Sibanda and the Death s Head Moth

Sibanda and the Death s Head Moth

The tiger was beginning to feed, the goat's crazed struggle and bleating had
ended. Just as the Maharajah and his party were taking aim, the shikar, the hunt
master, coughed. He tried his best to stifle it, but it was not possible, then two of
the ...

Author: C M Elliott

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472130518

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 533

'Fans of Alexander McCall Smith will love Scotty Elliott's Sibanda series' Sunday Times (SA) Detective Sibanda and Sergeant Ncube are back! Two bodies are discovered near Gubu, one burning at the base of a tree struck by lightning and, on the banks of the Zambezi, a second killing which threatens to tear Detective Sibanda's life apart. The victims are not connected as one is a foreign wildlife researcher and the other a local driver, but Sibanda's intuition tells him the murders are linked. The only clues are a fragment of material found in the brain of one victim, a puncture wound in the thigh of the other, and a diary full of coded names. As the men investigate further, they find links to an ivory smuggling gang and in their pursuit of the killer, Sibanda and Ncube not only have to cope with their temperamental Landrover, their chief inspector's lack of cooperation, but a rough and remote landscape full of wild and dangerous adventure. Praise for C. M. Elliott: "C.M. Elliott has created a lively cast of characters and an intricate, clever plot..." - Margaret von Klemperer, The Witness "A thrilling detective yarn and a finely-drawn picture of the counterpoint between the gentle music of the bush and the harsher notes of poachers' deadly gunfire - The Citizen
Categories: Fiction

Michael Wittmann the Waffen SS Tiger Commanders of the Leibstandarte in WWII

Michael Wittmann   the Waffen SS Tiger Commanders of the Leibstandarte in WWII

On his head was a Russian shapka with a death's head on the front. Wittmann
couldn't help but run into him: 'Quax, man, dress more sensibly! Everyone must
take you for a Russian and you're going to be shot by our own people.' However
 ...

Author: Patrick Agte

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811744744

Category: History

Page: 432

View: 200

The story of one of the most successful and decorated tank commanders of all time. Contains maps, official documents, newspaper clippings, and orders of battle.
Categories: History

A complete dictionary of the English and German and English languages0

A complete dictionary of the English and German and English languages0

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hawk moth , laughing ; juin laden fomiid ) , killingly death's head bee , bee - tiger
butterfly , tiger droll ; rid ) sielleil , to counterfeit death ; hawk moth ( Sphinx
atropos ...

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ISBN: BSB:BSB11347536

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Page: 1273

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Vollst ndiges englisch deutsches und deutsch englisches W rterbuch bearb von J G Fl gel N N W Meissner

Vollst  ndiges englisch deutsches und deutsch englisches W  rterbuch  bearb  von J  G  Fl  gel  N  N  W  Meissner

bein ; - kopi , m . a ) death's iway for dead ; fid ) lachen , to die with head ; b ) Ent ,
death's bead hawk moth , anghing ; jsU ladyon fomiid ) , killingly death's head
bee , bee - tiger butterfly , tiger Iroll ; rich ) stellen , to counterfeit death ; hawk
moth ...

Author: Johann Gottfried Flügel

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:600046565

Category:

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Illustrated London Almanack

Illustrated London Almanack

Far too limited is our space to markings resembling those of a “ death's - head . ...
Curious are the habits of many species of the weevil Among our most beautiful
moths , the great tiger - moth stands conspitribe ; we speak of the larvæ . cuous ;
it ...

Author: Illustrated London News

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HWG1N1

Category: Almanacs, English

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Categories: Almanacs, English

Episodes of Insect Life

Episodes of Insect Life

... Insects Aquatic larva and pupa of the Common Gnat Aranea domestica (
House Spider ) Arctia Caja ( Great Tiger Moth ) ... American of glass stores of
treasure , natural and moral Bee Tiger : Death's - head Moth , why so called Bees
, boiled ...

Author: L. M. Budgen

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435028841930

Category: Insects

Page:

View: 339

Categories: Insects

Tigers in the Wood

Tigers in the Wood

Mother shaking her head too: Child, you'll be the death of me yet, with a chest
that heaved as deep a sigh though freshly starched and ironed and corset-hard.
And so I was, Nana gave Daughter her death's-head grin. And so are we all.

Author: Rebecca Kavaler

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015049863932

Category: Fiction

Page: 108

View: 481

This short story collection features the author's observations of the instincts and motives responsible for the actions of human beings both singly and in relation to each other
Categories: Fiction

Household Words

Household Words

The order was given to a compe- falcons , spread eagles , heads , wings ,
feathers , tent person ; and , after the usual family in- legs ... bears ' raldry , and
my expectations of deriving much heads , tigers , tigers ' heads , lions ' heads and
satisfaction from the investigations and ... for the whole and in part ; elephants ,
horses , asses , combination of monstrosities which were and death's heads and
bones .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000132898382

Category:

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Works

Works

greyhounds, dogs, foxes, cats, squirrels, hedgehogs, wolves, wolves' heads,
bears, bears' heads, tigers, tigers' heads, lions' ... hinds, stags, goats, goats'
heads, bulls, whole and in part; elephants, horses, asses, and death's heads and
bones.

Author: John Hollingshead

Publisher:

ISBN: BSB:BSB10746812

Category:

Page:

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Under Bow Bells

Under Bow Bells

greyhounds, dogs, foxes, cats, squirrels, hedgehogs, wolves, wolves' heads,
bears, bears' heads, tigers, tigers' heads, lions' ... hinds, stags, goats, goats'
heads, bulls, whole and in part; elephants, horses, asses, and death's heads and
bones.

Author: John Hollingshead

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433074870258

Category: London (England)

Page: 312

View: 698

Categories: London (England)

Death s Head

Death s Head

"The official line has been that the neo-Nazis are a fringe group, mostly
skinheads and other people who can be counted on to trip over their ... "Razor,
Tiger— are you ready? ... Both of them wore coveralls and carried toolboxes,
which held all the equipment they would need to sabotage the truck park of 196
DEATH'S HEAD.

Author: Don Pendleton

Publisher: Gold Eagle

ISBN: 0373614357

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 904

While in Berlin on a mission, Mack Bolan stumbles upon a breakdown in the U.S.-German intelligence network, as well as a deadly plot by ex-Soviets and German neo-Nazis. Original.
Categories: Fiction

Wings

Wings

The Woolly Bear - adult caterpillar of the Garden Tiger moth . Photographer
anonymous . Poisonous spines of the caterpillar of the Io moth (. Death's Head
Hawk moth . “ I'm afraid , " said my father , “ it's a big disappointment . These are
eggs of ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105020886201

Category: Butterflies

Page:

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Categories: Butterflies

The Illustrated London Almanack

The Illustrated London Almanack

We figure the Swallow-tail Butterfly {PapUio machaon), the great Tiger-moth {
Arctia caja), the Death's-head Hawk -moth ... From among the coleoptera we
have selected the noble Stag-beetle {Lucanm cervus), and the fierce Tiger-beetle
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433081727152

Category: Almanacs, English

Page:

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Categories: Almanacs, English

Miscellanies

Miscellanies

in part ; elephants , horses , asses , and death's heads and bones . ... a dog , and
a horse ; the dragon - tiger and the dragon - wolf ; the lion wyvern or flying -
serpent ; the winged satyr - fish ; the catfish ; the devil - fish ; the ass - bittern ; the
ram ...

Author: John Hollingshead

Publisher:

ISBN: BSB:BSB11304863

Category:

Page: 359

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