Copiously illustrated and with many colour maps, here is a comprehensive and detailed survey of Hitler's army, covering all aspects from the men to the campaigns to the command structure and to the hardware. - Compelling history of one of the greatest modern fighting forces. - The basic structure of the book is chronological, but in telling the story of the campaigns of the Germany Army, The Wehrmacht, through the use of boxes annotated with explanatory artworks, analyses in detail the tactics of the armies, corps and divisions of the Germany Army, such as the Blitzkrieg and the concept of mobile defence used so successfully during the latter stages of the war. - Examines the key moments of success and crisis, covering the creation of the machine, the years of attack, the nature of the army, the years of defence and the hardware used. - Explains why the German soldier was so successful in World War II. - Command and control explained in full. - Detailed orders of battle of German armies on all fronts in World War II. - Organisation and tactics of German field divisions included. - Line artworks of all major items of hardware in use with the Germany army.
- Colour diagrams illustrate battles and actions.