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Infantry Aces: The German Soldier in Combat in WWII
     

Infantry Aces: The German Soldier in Combat in WWII

by Franz Kurowski
 

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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

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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, 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811732024
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
12/21/2004
Series:
Stackpole Military History Series
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
730,079
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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