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  • German Army Elite Units 1939-45, Men at Arms No 380, Osprey Publishing

German Army Elite Units 1939-45, Men at Arms No 380, Osprey Publishing

 

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In World War II a number of German Army units and divisions were classed as élites, and were distinguished by special insignia of various kinds. For some this status was simply a matter of lineage - e.g. the Infantry Regiment 'List', which traced its identity to the Bavarian unit with which Hitler had served in World War I. Some, like the 'Grossdeutschland' and Panzer-Lehr divisions, were raised from particularly high grade personnel. Other titles honoured extraordinary battlefield exploits or heroic sacrifice, like the 'Brandenburg' and 'Hoch und Deutschmeister' divisions. This fact-packed introduction to these famous units is illustrated with rare photographs and detailed colour plates.

Contents: Panzerkorps 'Grossdeutschland' · Panzergrenadier Division 'Feldherrnhalle' · Infanterie Regiment 'List' · Panzergrenadier Division 'Brandenburg' · Kavallerie Regiment 5 'Feldmarschall Von Mackensen' · Reichsgrenadier Regiment 'Hoch und Deutschmeister' · 116 Panzer Division 'Windhund' · 21 Panzer Division · 24 Panzer Division (1 Kavallerie Division) · Panzer Lehr Division · 3 Gebirgs Division · 5 Gebirgs Division · The Tiger Tank Battalions.
Author: Gordon Williamson

Illustrated by: Ramiro Bujeiro

Publisher: Osprey Publishing

ISBN: 1-84176-405-1

Description: 48 pages, Paperback, 248 X 185 mm. 

Condition: FINE. 

Shipping weight: 310 gr.

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