WorldCat Identities

Kessler, Leo 1926-2007

Overview
Works: 203 works in 504 publications in 8 languages and 5,853 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  War fiction  History  Social problem fiction  Military history  Detective and mystery fiction  War stories  War stories, English 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6061.E843, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Leo Kessler
The battle of the Ruhr Pocket : April 1945 by Leo Kessler( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the battle that arose from Eisenhower's abandonment of the race for Berlin and the victory that was accomplished
Rommel's last battle by Leo Kessler( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Africa, 1943. Filed Marshal Rommel is at the end of his tether. Defeated by General Montgomery, he's out of favour with Hitler. He decides to achieve one more victory over the "new boys", the Americans, who have just arrived in Tunisia. Oberleutnant Scharf leads the elite Brandenburger unit through the desert to spring a surprise on the Americans, led by a man more concerned with fortifying his own outpost than finding the enemy. The ensuing battle is a rout. Rommel has his final victory <U+2500> but is ordered to take poison by Hitler a year later . .
The reich flies the flag by Leo Kessler( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Czech and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Russia in 1942, with the German offensive stopped outside of Moscow, German climbers plan to scale Mount Elbrus and plant the Nazi flag as a morale booster, but a competing team of Russian climbers is determined to reach the summit ahead of the Germans
Operation Leningrad by Leo Kessler( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mission for the men of SS Assault Regiment Wotan. Summer 1942. Leningrad, Russia's premier city after Moscow, has been besieged by German and Finnish troops for weeks in a siege that will eventually last 900 days. Leningrad, built by Peter the Great, is a prestige object for both the Russians and the Germans. Stalin will defend it to the last; Hitler will fight to the last to gain it. Now Hitler personally prepares a daring plan. The city is surrounded save for a narrow corridor based on Lake Ladoga
SS Panzer battalion by Leo Kessler( Book )

28 editions published between 1974 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was January 1940, and the coldest winter within living memory. The Western front was still paralysed by the phoney war, but, at the Adolf Hitler Kaserne, a new battalion of SS troops were being put through the most gruelling training programme in the history of the German army. SS Assault Regiment Wotan were preparing for a mission so secret that it was known only by its codename, Zero. Only the Vulture, Major Horst Geier, knew that the objective was the key Belgian fortress
Kommando : Hitler's special forces in the Second World War by Leo Kessler( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitler Youth attacks! by Leo Kessler( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kill Patton! by Leo Kessler( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operation Iraq by Leo Kessler( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Czech and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder at Colditz by Leo Kessler( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involved in a plot to kill Hitler during the start of WWII, two British agents wind up in a German prison. As the war drags on one of the agents is assassinated and the other is called upon to solve an important mystery that could have important consequences for the war
Sirens of Dunkirk by Leo Kessler( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Czech and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blackout murders by Leo Kessler( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1942 and a fiend lurks in the dark streets of London. Unlike Jack the Ripper, this monster looks for women in uniform to kill, and every time he leaves behind a badge of the US commandoes. The possibility that the killer is American has serious consequences for Anglo-American cooperation especially as London is full of US servicemen
Flight from Berlin : an SS Wotan adventure by Leo Kessler( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operation Glenn Miller by Leo Kessler( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December 1944 Glenn Miller disappeared over the Channel in a small passenger plane on its way to Paris. But did the plane really disappear of was it an elaborate cover-up?
The great escape by Leo Kessler( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battle for Hitler's eagle's nest by Leo Kessler( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War adventure featuring Mallory's marauders
Operation Death Watch by Leo Kessler( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winston Churchill makes a perilous journey across the U-boat infested waters of the Atlantic in an effort to meet with President Roosevelt, where he will attempt to force America to join in the war. Trouble is, German Naval Intelligence knows of the meeting and has their submarines assembled in readiness for an attack
Betrayal at Venlo : the secret story of appeasement and treachery, 1939-45 by Leo Kessler( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty's fight for victory by Leo Kessler( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Czech and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April 1945. Field Marshal Montgomery, Commander of the British Army in North Germany, is about to fight his last battle of World War II
From tyranny to freedom by Leo Kessler( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SS Wotan were the elite of the elite, who fought and whored and died on the battlefields of Europe, eternally loyal to their Fuhrer, but above all to one another. Their brutal efficiency became the stuff of legends and spawned rumours of sadism and debauchery. They were Nazi Germanys storm-troopers, and they stopped at nothing. This is their story
 
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The reich flies the flagOperation LeningradSS Panzer battalionKommando : Hitler's special forces in the Second World WarHitler Youth attacks!Kill Patton!Operation IraqMurder at Colditz
Alternative Names

controlled identityWhiting, Charles, 1926-2007

Kessler L. 1926-2007

Kessler, Leo 1927-2007

Uajting Č 1926-2007

Кесслер Л. 1926-2007

Уайтинг, Ч 1926-2007

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