The German Army 1914-18

The German Army 1914-18

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The German Army 1914-18 by Donald Fosten, Robert Marrion, Gerry Embleton

The Imperial German Army began the Great War (World War I) as the most professionally impressive conscript force in the world. This fascinating book by Donald Fosten and Robert Marrion explores in great detail the organization, tactics, weapons, uniforms, equipment and origins of this army that fought in World War I from its start in 1914 to their ultimate defeat in 1918. Numerous contemporary photographs serve to illustrate this engaging and informative text which covers such wide-ranging topics as conscription, artillery and the army veterinary service. Eight full page colour plates by military artist Gerry Embleton, together with extensive commentaries provide a wealth of information concerning the uniforms and equipment of troops from a variety of services.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780850452839
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 07/28/1978
Series: Men-at-Arms Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,164,288
Product dimensions: 7.26(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.11(d)

About the Author

Donald S V Fosten was born in London in 1924, the son of a master military embroiderer and a Court Embroidress. He worked as a student with the Herald Painter at the College of Arms before wartime army service which was initially spent with the Welch Regiment in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Austria and Germany. For many years a leading researcher and author on uniform history, he produced, with his brother Bryan Fosten, a number of books and many articles. He was a President of the British Model Soldier Society BMSS and a leading member of the Society for Army Historical Research. Robert Marrion is an expert on the forces of World War I. He has co-authored various titles for Osprey's Men-at-Arms series on this subject.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you're interested in WWI history, especially it's uniforms, I would definitely check this book and the series it came from out.