German Infantryman (2) Eastern Front 1941–43

German Infantryman (2) Eastern Front 1941–43

Warrior 76
  • Author: David Westwood
  • Illustrator: Elizabeth Sharp
  • Short code: WAR 76
  • Publication Date: 23 Jul 2003
  • Number of Pages: 64
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In this second volume examining the German infantryman before and during World War 2, post-1941 training, weapons, equipment, combat experiences and medical care are examined. The 'faceless' German soldier who struggled through bitter fighting up to and including Stalingrad retains his identity both as a human being and as a vital part of the Wehrmacht's order of battle. Containing a full array of previously unpublished photographs taken by German soldiers during the invasion of Russia this book shows in superb detail daily life and duties, the soldiers themselves, and combat action.

Biographical Note

David Westwood has been interested in the armed forces of the Wehrmacht for as long as he can recall. He has previously researched orders of battle on the German army of World War II, and has written a title on Kriegsmarine submarines. He is currently working on an illustrated cartographic guide to the army's campaigns on the Eastern Front. He is married and lives in Derbyshire, UK, where he pursues his passion for fly-fishing. Elizabeth Sharp trained in Fine Art at the Leicester College of Art and Technology, UK, in the 1960s. She has been a full member of the Society of Equestrian Artists for many years, and has served on the Executive Committee of that society for several of these. Elizabeth has produced artwork for clients from all over the world, and she also enjoys sculpture.

Contents

Introduction Chronology Enlistment Training Appearance and equipment Everyday life Experience of battle Colour plate commentary Museums Collecting Re-enactment Index

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