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Hitler first thought of an invasion of significant Britain in autumn 1940, then scheduled Operation Barbarossa, the conquest of the ecu a part of the Soviet Union, for may well 1941. worried to emulate Hitler's successes, the Italian dictator Mussolini embarked upon pointless army adventures in North Africa and the Balkans, which compelled Hitler's intervention, diverting and depleting useful German assets, and a six-week postponement of Barbarossa. during this moment of 4 volumes [Men-at-Arms 311, 316, 326 & 330] at the German military of the second one global conflict, Nigel Thomas examines the uniforms and insignia of the forces considering North Africa and the Balkans.

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