Blood And Steel: The Wehrmacht Archive, Normandy 1944 by Donald E. GravesBlood And Steel: The Wehrmacht Archive, Normandy 1944 by Donald E. Graves

Blood And Steel: The Wehrmacht Archive, Normandy 1944

byDonald E. GravesEditorDonald Graves

Hardcover | February 19, 2014

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Ordered by Hitler 'to hold, or to die' and to fight 'to the last grenade and round', the German army was a formidable opponent during the 1944 Normandy campaign. This book depicts the experience of that army in Normandy through its own records and documentation. The Wehrmacht Archive is an informative and colorful collection of translated original orders, diaries, letters, after action reports, and even jokes, as well as Allied technical evaluations of weapons, vehicles and equipment and transcripts of prisoner of war interrogations. You will also learn from official documents about the Germans' efforts to cope with Allied air and artillery superiority, create new tactical methods for all arms and maintain discipline in the face of overwhelming odds.
DONALD E. GRAVES is one of Canada's best-known military historians and the author or editor of more than twenty books dealing primarily with early nineteenth-century conflict and Second World War land and naval subjects. Amongst his more recent publications is Dragon Rampant, a history of the Royal Welch Fusiliers in the Napoleonic War...
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Title:Blood And Steel: The Wehrmacht Archive, Normandy 1944Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 19, 2014Publisher:Casemate IpmLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1848326831

ISBN - 13:9781848326835

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