Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918 / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Describing the radical transformation in German Infantry tactics that took place during World War I, this is the first detailed account of the evolution of stormtroop tactics available in English. It covers the German Infantry's tactical heritage, the squad's evolution as a tactical unit, the use of new weapons for close combat, the role of the elite assault units, and detailed descriptions of offensive battles. Stormtroop Tactics is required reading for professional military officers, military historians, and enthusiasts.
About the Author
BRUCE I. GUDMUNDSSON is a military historian on the faculty of the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Quantico, Virginia. Mr. Gudmundsson is a frequent contributor to the Marine Corps Gazzette.
Table of Contents
Prologue: The Massacre of Innocents
Open Order Tactics
Special Assault Units
Organization and Technology
The Eastern Front
The Peace Offensive
Appendix A: The Wilhelm Raid
Appendix B: The Jacobsbrunnen Raid
Appendix C: André Laffargue