The Condor Legion

German Troops in the Spanish Civil War

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The Condor Legion

German Troops in the Spanish Civil War

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The Condor Legion was the expeditionary force of soldiers and airmen sent by Hitler to aid Franco's Nationalists in the Spanish Civil War. The Germans used the war as an opportunity to develop equipment and tactics, and their force included not only instructors, but also combat units of artillery, tanks and aircraft. These units tested guns, tanks and planes and perfected techniques which were used in the 1940 Blitzkrieg. Many of officers prominent in the early campaigns of World War II won their first successes in Spain. This book details the Legion and its unique uniform and insignia.

Product details

Published Oct 20 2013
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781472807151
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 59 b/w; 8 col
Series Elite
Short code ELI 131
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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