The German Army 1914-18 by Donald FostenThe German Army 1914-18 by Donald Fosten

The German Army 1914-18

byDonald Fosten, Robert Marrion


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The Imperial German Army began the Great War (World War I) as the most professionally impressive conscript force in the world. This fascinating book by Donald Fosten and Robert Marrion explores in great detail the organization, tactics, weapons, uniforms, equipment and origins of this army that fought in World War I from its start in 1914 to their ultimate defeat in 1918. Numerous contemporary photographs serve to illustrate this engaging and informative text which covers such wide-ranging topics as conscription, artillery and the army veterinary service. Eight full page colour plates by military artist Gerry Embleton, together with extensive commentaries provide a wealth of information concerning the uniforms and equipment of troops from a variety of services.
Donald S V Fosten was born in London in 1924, the son of a master military embroiderer and a Court Embroidress. He worked as a student with the Herald Painter at the College of Arms before wartime army service which was initially spent with the Welch Regiment in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Austria and Germany. For many years a leading...
Title:The German Army 1914-18Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.82 × 7.26 × 0.11 inPublisher:Bloomsbury USA

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:085045283X

ISBN - 13:9780850452839

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Table of Contents

The Unification of Germany · The Ausmarsch, 1914 · Organization · Conscription and Mobilization · The Plates