Waffen-SS Soldier 1940-45 by Bruce QuarrieWaffen-SS Soldier 1940-45 by Bruce Quarrie

Waffen-SS Soldier 1940-45

byBruce QuarrieIllustratorJeffrey Burn


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Probably the most highly motivated and ruthless combatant to take the field in World War II (1939-1945), the Waffen-SS soldier was the cutting edge of Germany's military might. Aggressive in attack, dogged in defence, his units generally suffered higher casualties than the regular army formations. The apple of the Führer's eye, he was the first to receive the best available equipment and was expected to produce results to match. From the green fields of France to the freezing steppes of Russia and finally to the shattered streets of Berlin this title details the development of the weapons, equipment and tactics of one of history's most formidable soldiers.
Bruce Quarrie graduated with honours from Cambridge University in 1968 and started work as a journalist with the Financial Times. He wrote his first book, on wargaming, in 1974. Bruce's principal interest was in World War II, and his definitive Encyclopedia of the German Army was even translated and published in German. Bruce passed aw...
Title:Waffen-SS Soldier 1940-45Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.91 × 7.23 × 0.17 inPublisher:Bloomsbury USA

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ISBN - 10:1855322889

ISBN - 13:9781855322882

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