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German Stormtrooper 1914–18
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Ian Drury
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-05-15 - Publisher: Osprey Publishing

The first official German stormtroop unit was authorized on 2 March 1915 when the Supreme Command of the field army ordered the VIII Corps to form a detachment for the testing of experimental weapons and the development of approximate tactics that could break the deadlock on the Western Front. By
Total War
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Charles Winchester
Categories: History, Modern
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Quercus Books

Opening with the Battle of Tsushima in 1905 and closing with Operation Desert Storm, Total War narrates the conflicts that changed the course of modern history and shaped the 21st century. Each chapter reveals the historic context of the battle, its outcome and legacy.
FORT VERENA, May 24, 1915, 04:00 Trilogy of the Great War
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Francesco Nicolini
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-02 - Publisher: Edizioni Il Fiorino Modena

These memories, handwritten by Elmo Cermaria (Nonno Peppe) for his grandson Checco (Francesco Nicolini), tell of when, as a young man of 20, he found himself hurled into the inferno of the First World War. In those days, you could cry your heart out for a bread roll denied, then
French Soldier vs German Soldier
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: David Campbell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-19 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

On 21 February 1916, the German Army launched a major attack on the French fortress of Verdun. The Germans were confident that the ensuing battle would compel France to expend its strategic reserves in a savage attritional battle, thereby wearing down Allied fighting power on the Western Front. However, initial
Stormtrooper Families
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Andrew Wackerfuss
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-18 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Based on extensive archival work, Stormtrooper Families combines stormtrooper personnel records, Nazi Party autobiographies, published and unpublished memoirs, personal letters, court records, and police-surveillance records to paint a picture of the stormtrooper movement as an organic product of its local community, its web of interpersonal relationships, and its intensely emotional