The infantry divisions made up the bulk of Werhmacht forces during World War II, providing the essential critical mass needed to overwhelm the enemy on the battlefield. More than just traditional foot-sloggers, the infantry arm of the Werhmacht included paratroop, mountain, light and grenadier units, each with specialist skills and functions. Broken down by campaign and key battles within each theatre of war, "Order of Battle: German Infantry in World War II" illustrates the strengths and organizational structures of the Third Reich's infantry forces, building into a detailed compendium of information. Full-colour order of battle tree diagrams at army and army group level help the reader speedily understand how and where the infantry divisions were employed. Quick reference tables provide the strength of some of the best-known divisions while profile diagrams show typical numbers of personnel at company level. With extensive organizational diagrams and full-colour campaign maps showing the disposition of units, "Order of Battle: German Infantry in World War II" is an easy to use guide to the German infantry forces.
This book is an essential reference guide for any serious enthusiast of World War II.