Zimmermann, Major Bodo, (Ed.).


VOLUMES 13 ' 20 with 12 Parts to Each (*except for Vol. XV for 1939 which is bound-in consecutively and is complete but unnumbered as separate volumes) : (Complete but for No. IX in Vol. XVIII and Nos. I & XII in Vol. XX). Verlag Offene Worte, Berlin, October 1936 ' July / August 1944. Pages run as follows from Vols. 13 ' 20 : 576, 576, 552, 288, 262, 242, 374, 260 pp. ; numerous photo-ills., ills., maps & plans + a large fldg., map + some coloured front page ills. Vols., XIII ' XV are uniformly bound in maroon leather-cloth with gilt title & armorial to front ; each number begins with a coloured page ; Vol. XVI is loosely tipped-in to the same uniform binding and is tied at the fore-edge with a ribbon ; Vols., XVII ' XX are in their original paper covers but are not gathered into a volume binding ; 23 x 15cm. No. IX in Vol. XVIII and Nos. I and XII in Vol. XX lacking ; Small upper corner tears with some loss to No. I, Vol. XVII ; stamp to 1 cover in Vo. XVII ; pencil note to some front covers in Vol. XIX with blemishes to one o/w overall V.G. Volumes 13 to 20, in German as published, (complete but for No. 9 in Volume 18 and Nos., 1 and 12 in Volume XX), of the famous War in Words and Pictures ' Journal of the German Wehrmacht (the United Armed Forces of Germany). There are 12 Parts to each Volume, with the exception of Volume XV which is formatted slightly differently, and Volumes 13 to 20 run from October 1936 to July / August 1944. Most of the subject matter focuses on the Great War, the pre-Second World War period of the late 1930s and of course the Second World War itself, according to publication dates. Articles include a number of biographies of leading German figures such as Rommel, as well as on the German Land Forces and also their Naval and Air Services. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs, illustrations, maps and plans, including a large, folding map and several coloured front-page illustrations. Volumes 13 ' 20. Some SCARCE issues included, and many are of particular interest owing to their coverage of the Second World War.

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