3 VOLUMES : Schiffer, Atglen. Vol. 1 : 1st ed., 1997. 394 pp. Vol. 2 : 1st ed., 1997. 356 pp. Vol. 3 : 1st ed., 1998. 407 pp. All Vols. : Various photo-plates + maps. D.j., marbled e.p's ; 23 x 16cm. Nr.FINE / FINE. The military history of the Second World War cannot be completely described due to the lack of essential German documents in a Reich archives. Therefore, the written German combat history is confined to battle descriptions, memoirs, and troop histories. After long years of research, the author here presents the military history of one of the larger theatres of the war. The work has no political or ideological interpretation since it is based only on the military facts from both of the combating powers. The completion of this trilogy on Army Group North, Centre and South, the Wehrmacht in Russia during 1941 ' 1945, is the result of the author's utilization of all available German and Russian literature, as well as those combat diaries and documents of the committed troop units, that are available in German archives. In addition, the author was assisted in clearing up several questions by the advice of former members of the army group ' from commanders to drivers. The author writes with authority since he served in the German Army as a soldier and officer in the northern sector of the Eastern Front during the Second World War. A 3-Volume Set.