Buchner, Alex.


Schiffer, Atglen, 1st ed., 1991. 288 pp., numerous photo & other plates. Laminated boards ; marbled e.p.'s ; 26 x 18cm. FINE. What was an infantry division like during World War II ? What sort of form did it take on and how did the structures, organization, and the equipment of an infantry division look during World War II? Now in English for the first time, this book sets out to answer these questions giving the first, inclusive, complete picture. It illuminates the interior connections and describes everything that make up an infantry division at that time - formation, strength, armament, equipment, rank insignias, rifle groups, rifle columns, the company, light infantry weapons, reconnaissance units, Panzerjager units, the artillery regiment, engineer battalions, veterinary services, information units, support services, medical services, new infantry weapons, divisional casualties and much more.

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