The Wehrmacht: The German Army in World War II, 1939-1945, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Wehrmacht

The German Army in World War II, 1939-1945, 1st Edition

By Tim Ripley


354 pages

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To see the foreword, the introduction, a generous selection of sample pages, and more, visit the website The Wehrmacht website.

In this unique volume, expert Tim Ripley introduces the reader to the world of the German army, covering in detail concepts such as mobile defense and the formidable Blitzkrieg, and explains why the Wehrmacht was able to fight so long, with such fearsome effectiveness. Also includes 180 color and black and white maps and illustrations.


"An authoritative and impressive study… This handsomely, lavishly illustrated volume is a comprehensive overview of Hitler's army that demands a niche in every World War II library. It is lucid, literate, and immensely detailed… A rewarding work." -- WWII History

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