German Infantryman by David Westwood
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German Infantryman
By David Westwood

German Infantryman

Eastern Front, 1943-45 3

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German Infantryman by David Westwood

Book Description

This third volume of a successful mini-series examines the German Infantryman in the latter part of World War II. The German Infantryman on the Eastern Front was constantly in retreat, often short of equipment, sometimes hungry, cold and wet. Nevertheless, and despite the overwhelming numbers of Soviet troops and armour facing him, the German Infantryman's resistance was always fierce, and although constantly moving back towards Germany, his defensive withdrawals cost the Russians dearly. During this period defensive tactics involved close artillery and tank cooperation, even at small unit level. Containing previously unpublished photographs and poignant first hand accounts, this book explores in superb detail daily life, duties and combat action.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841767802
ISBN-10: 1841767808
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Westwood

David Westwood has been interested in the armed forces of the Wehrmacht for as long as he can recall. He has previously researched orders of battle on the German army of World War II, and written a title on Kriegsmarine submarines. He is currently working on an illustrated cartographic guide to the army's campaigns on the Eastern Front. He is married and lives in Derbyshire, UK, where he pursues his passion for fly-fishing. Elizabeth Sharp trained in Fine Art at the Leicester College of Art and Technology, UK, in the 1960s. A full member of the Society of Equestrian Artists for many years, she has served on its Executive Committee for several years. She is also a full member of the Society of Women Artists and exhibits regularly in London with both groups, as well as in other mixed exhibitions around the country. Elizabeth has produced artwork for clients from all over the world, and also enjoys sculpture.

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