eBook German Assault Troops of World War I: Organization Tactics Weapons Equipment Orders of Battle Uniforms download
by Thomas Wictor
Author: Thomas Wictor
Publisher: Schiffer; 1 edition (April 20, 2012)
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German Assaualt Troops of World War I" by Thomas Wictor is a magnificent book and subject that .
German Assaualt Troops of World War I" by Thomas Wictor is a magnificent book and subject that has had limited detailed study with supporting documentation and photography. As well this book briefly delves into some of the famous battles such as Verdun, Riga, Cambrai, but as the author states in the book that a certain level military and historical knowledge of the period is expected of the reader.
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Rare photos depict badges and insignia not previously known, while primary documents describing regulations and training are provided in their entirety.
A detailed study of German assault troops of World War I, the third volume in Thomas Wictor's Military Tetralogy. Mr. Wictor deals with his topic successfully, without getting entangled with postwar political issues
A detailed study of German assault troops of World War I, the third volume in Thomas Wictor's Military Tetralogy. Wictor deals with his topic successfully, without getting entangled with postwar political issues. In addition to very readable prose, every second page includes several photographs or contemporary illustrations of the German stormtroops, their weapons, and equipment. Books in this format are often disappointing because they tend to present information in a disjointed manner by closely following the illustrations. New information on the origin of shock tactics is presented, gleaned from German archives and not previously published in English. Specific operations on all fronts are included, along with extracts from German army manuals for. Product Identifiers.
When World War I began, Germany had no dedicated assault units within the German Army. However, the terms assault troops (Sturmtruppen) and assault detachment (Sturmabteilung) had been in use by the German General Staff since 1906 with regards to German Colonial troops in Southwest Africa. In 1910, the War Ministry published Instructions for Combat against Fortresses which laid out the basic guidelines for the use of assault troops in combat. The book is divided into 15 chapters that cover the early assault troops, official assault units, weapon and tactics development, major battles where assault/shock troops were employed, antitank warfare, etc.
Thomas Wictor is the author of five books. man, and failed ally, he is the planet's only expert on World War I flamethrowers
Thomas Wictor is the author of five books.
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