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Lawrence Paterson

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Born and raised in New Zealand, but now living in southern Italy. I've been interested in history, particularly WW2 history, since I can remember. ...more

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Blood and Soil

Not one of my books, but this excellent memoir of a South Tyrolean Brandenburger named Sepp de Giampietro will be released by Greeenhill Publishing in May 2019.





The author was part of Siegfried Grabert’s unit that saw some of the heaviest combat experienced by the Brandenburgers and his account delves into how he came to be part of the Brandenburgers, his qualms about the kind of warfare they woul

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"This was a very enjoyable book about a little known raid by the British fledgling Airborne Forces in February 1941. The raid achieved little from a military perspective, except to demonstrate that Britain was willing to “fight back”. However most imp" Read more of this review »
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"When I think of British paratroopers in World War II, D-Day comes to mind, or Arnhem, but in Operation Colossus, Lawrence Paterson takes us to the foundational operation for the Paras in February 1941. This was the small but spectacular assault on th" Read more of this review »
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