Lucas, James & Cooper, Matthew.


1st ed., 1977. 160 pp., frontis., + numerous other photo-ills. D.j., 24 x 18cm. Tape to top of d.j., o/w V.G.+. The German Panzer Grenadiers were the first to combine motorised infantry with armoured fighting vehicles, mobile artillery, anti-tank and anti-aircraft guns and engineers into highly effective combat formations. They played an important role in the German ‘Blitzkrieg’ campaigns. This book is the first comprehensive illustrated study to cover the evolution and combat service of Panzer grenadiers, detailing changes in organisation and equipment dictated by military developments, and their great significance as an integral part of the German war machine until the end of World War Two.

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