Iron Cross - Issue 4


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4
On Sale:
25/03/2020
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£8.99
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£20.00 (plus postage)

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Due to unprecedented demand during the current Covid-19 crisis we unfortunately sold out of our normal stocks of Issue 4 of Iron Cross almost as soon as it went on sale. However we can now print you an individual copy on demand for you using a high-quality digital printer.

On Sale: 25/03/2020

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Due to unprecedented demand during the current Covid-19 crisis we unfortunately sold out of our normal stocks of Issue 4 of Iron Cross almost as soon as it went on sale. However we can now print you an individual copy on demand for you using a high-quality digital printer.

If you wish to order a paper version of Issue 4 we will produce a bespoke copy for you and cover the post and packaging for the cost of £20. 

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It is possible to start your subscription with the current issue (Issue 4) however you MUST order by telephone (not online). Please call our friendly sales staff on 01778 392489.

Issues 2 and 3 have also sold out but are now available again on demand using a high-quality digital printer. They are also £20.

All issues of Iron Cross remain available as digital editions for PC, tablet or phone and cost £8.99 per issue. To order your copy go to https://pktmags.com/ic_digital 
 

Inside Issue 4 of Iron Cross: Undefeated in the Air?

In 1923 a book called ‘Undefeated in the Air’ featured heroic tales of an apparently unbeaten German Air Force in the First World War. But had the German Air Force really been undefeated when the war ended, and was the story any different to that of the German Army? We examine the facts.

Boy to Man
A Hitler Youth member, who later joined the Waffen-SS, gives Iron Cross a fascinating and brutally frank interview about his dramatic and often unsettling wartime experiences and shows us his wartime souvenirs.

Condor’s Prey
In 1940, a Luftwaffe Focke Wulf 200 Condor and a Kriegsmarine U-Boat jointly sank the British liner Empress of Britain in what was a significant victory for German forces and a serious blow to the British.

The Thinking Soldier
The uniquely ‘German’ leadership concept of Auftragstaktik and its impact on battlefield success is explored in this fascinating feature where we examine the degrees of independence vested upon individual junior officers and NCOs.

Archaeology on the Nordfront
In our regular series on conflict archaeology we are taken to explore the bleak battlefields of Finland with some fascinating finds which help tell the story of this almost forgotten theatre of war.

The Iron Cross 2nd Class Reappraised
Much misunderstood, and perhaps much undervalued by collectors, the Iron Cross 2nd Class of 1914 often has a surprising tale of extreme courage attached – courage which was very far from second class! 

Iron Cherry Blossom
Often obscured by myth and legend, the first engagement between American and German troops at Seicheprey in April 1918 is examined in detail. We reveal the truth of what really happened in that first clash of arms.

Pulp Fiction
The War Library of German Youth was a weekly wartime publication aimed at Hitler Youth boys and told propaganda tales of derring-do, mostly fiction, encouraging recruitment to the various service arms. We reveal the story of these colourful little booklets.
 

On sale 25 March 2020

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