German Infantryman (1) 1933–40

German Infantryman (1) 1933–40 cover

Description

The common German infantryman played a crucial role in the events that led to the outbreak of war, and the burden of duty lay on his shoulders during the opening moves of the conflict, in the invasion of Poland, the conquest of Norway and Denmark, the Low Countries and France. The Wehrmacht was unstoppable in this period, as it defeated almost every country that took the field against it. This volume examines the recruitment, training, weapons and equipment of the German infantryman in the eventful years building up to and including Blitzkrieg. Weaponry, team roles, tactics, training and personal equipment are all covered.

Product details

Published Oct 20 2012
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781782005124
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 59 b/w; 8 col
Series Warrior
Short code WAR 59
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Adam Hook

Adam Hook studied graphic design, and began his wo…

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