The German Army in World War I (3): 1917-18 by Nigel ThomasThe German Army in World War I (3): 1917-18 by Nigel Thomas

The German Army in World War I (3): 1917-18

byNigel ThomasIllustratorRamiro Bujeiro

Paperback | November 11, 2004

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This third volume of a mini-series covering the German forces in World War I (1914-1918) examines the troops that fought during the climax of the war on all fronts: the last great battles of attrition in the West (Arras, Messines, 3rd Ypres - Passchendaele/Langemarck - and Cambrai, 1917) and the collapse of Russia in the East. The 'Kaiserschlacht' campaign is covered, as are the German operations in Italy, the Balkans, and in support of Turkey in the Middle East. Uniform changes during this period reflected the introduction of new tactics and weapons and new types of troops, such as tanks and assault battalions.
Dr Nigel Thomas is an accomplished linguist and military historian and is currently a Senior Lecturer in charge of the Business Language Unit at the University of Northumbria, Newcastle. His interests are 20th century military and civil uniformed organisations, with a special interest in Germany, Central and Eastern Europe. He was rece...
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Title:The German Army in World War I (3): 1917-18Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.7 × 7.21 × 0.09 inPublished:November 11, 2004Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841765678

ISBN - 13:9781841765679

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Table of Contents

Overview: the German forces March 1917-November 1918 · The High Command · Branches of the army · Organisation: the Field Army; the Replacement Army · Operations: Western Front; Eastern Front; Italy; Balkans; Palestine · Uniforms: officers and other ranks, 1917-18; special clothing; army officials; insignia; medals and awards · Tables & Orders of Battle

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"...beautifully illustrated and the eight color plates show off a variety of WWI uniforms/equipment that are appropriate for armies that fought in the RCW...fills a very necessary spot in my wargaming library... As always, Osprey books form the first line of any 'attack' on a new period of study!" -HMG Reviewing Stand