German World War II Reenacting: The Wehrmacht in Living History

German World War II Reenacting: The Wehrmacht in Living History

by Scott Lee Thompson

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German World War II Reenacting: The Wehrmacht in Living History by Scott Lee Thompson

This book takes the reader through a full-color look at reenactment of the German military of WWII. Dedicated reenactors have gone to amazing lengths to recreate the Wehrmacht in action. Original tanks and half tracks take to the field once more, alongside uniformed German soldiers. Everything from tanks to machine guns to can openers and cooking utensils is put to use to recreate not only authentic battles but also the more mundane aspects of wartime life, such as vehicle and weapons maintenance, sleeping, cooking, and trying to survive. The author has selected photos from WWII reenactments around the world, where reenectors have spent enormous amounts of time and money. Panzers thunder through the fields once more, planes of the Luftwaffe strike from the sky, and the German fighting men and women once more are thrown into an amazing array of scenarios.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764348891
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 04/28/2015
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Scott Thompson began reenacting in 2002 as a German infantryman. He purchased an original 1939 German field kitchen, and became a company cook, or ‘Kuchenbulle.’ He also owns a Flak 38 20mm anti-aircraft gun.

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