on osprey books. The uniforms, equipment and organization of the German Army in every theatre of World War II are detailed in this book. Hitler's major campaigns, from Blitzkrieg to the final battle of Berlin. Osprey Special Editions (Military) : The German Army in World War II
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Osprey Special Editions (Military) : The German Army in World War II

On 1 September 1939, the date of Hitler's assault on Poland, his army numbered 3,180,000 - this figure would grow to 9,500,000, before dropping back to 7,800,000 by the time of the unconditional German surrender in May 1945. The range of specialist uniforms and equipment that were developed in response to the different demands of each theatre of war, from the days of Blitzkrieg advance to the final retreat, are all described and illustrated. Hitler's major campaigns in Western Europe, the Soviet Union, North Africa, and the Balkans are also summarised. This book combines Men-at-Arms 311 : 'The German Army 1939-45 (1) Blitzkrieg', Men-at-Arms 316 : 'The German Army 1939-45 (2) North Africa, Men-at-Arms 326 : 'The German Army 1939-45 (3) Eastern Front 1941-43', Men-at-Arms 330 : 'The German Army 1939-45 (4) The Eastern Front 1943-45 and Men-at-Arms 336 : The German Army 1939-45 (5) Western Front, tracing the development of the German Army during World War II. Text by Nigel Thomas.

  • Blitzkrieg
  • North Africa & Balkans
  • Eastern Front 1941-43
  • Eastern Front 1943-45
  • Western Front
  • Commentary on the Colour Plates

The books in this series are;
Special Editions (Military) : The German Army in World War II
Men-at-Arms 311 : The German Army (1) 1939-1945 : Blitzkrieg
Men-at-Arms 316 : The German Army (2) 1939-1945 : North Africa and Balkans
Men-at-Arms 326 : The German Army (3) 1939-1945 : Eastern Front 1941-1943
Men-at-Arms 330 : The German Army (4) 1939-1945 : Eastern Front 1943-1945
Men-at-Arms 336 : The German Army (5) 1939-1945 : Western Front 1943-1945


Osprey Special Editions (Military)

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