Infantry Aces: The German Soldier in Combat in WWII

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  • Combat stories of eight German infantry soldiers: one paratrooper, two members of the Waffen-SS, and five members of the Wehrmacht
  • A concluding chapter examines infantry tactics

This is an authentic account of German infantry aces, common foot soldiers who were thrust into a blazing maelstrom of bloody horror the world had never seen. On the frozen Russian steppes, under the scorching African desert sun, and in the final desperate battles, ...

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Overview

  • Combat stories of eight German infantry soldiers: one paratrooper, two members of the Waffen-SS, and five members of the Wehrmacht
  • A concluding chapter examines infantry tactics

This is an authentic account of German infantry aces, common foot soldiers who were thrust into a blazing maelstrom of bloody horror the world had never seen. On the frozen Russian steppes, under the scorching African desert sun, and in the final desperate battles, they were outnumbered and outgunned and faced impossible odds. Here are the fascinating stories of the men who stared death in the face during some of the most brutal battles ever waged.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811732024
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 12/21/2004
  • Series: Stackpole Military History Series
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 794,472
  • Product dimensions: 8.96 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 1.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Franz Kurowski served as a reporter in the German Army during World War II and has since written over one hundred books. He lives in Germany.
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