German mountain & ski troops 1939-45

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Osprey's study of Germany's mountain and ski troops of World War II (1939-1945). Fighting in every theatre from the burning sands of North Africa to the icy wastes above the arctic circle the German Army's Gebirgstruppen troops were some of the most effective in the whole of the Wehrmacht. Their esprit de corps and morale were extremely high and their commanders, men such as Eduard Dietl, the 'Hero of Narvik', and Julius 'Papa' Ringel, were idolised by their men. Dietl himself was the first soldier of the Wehrmacht to be awarded the coveted Oakleaves to the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross. In this book Gordon Williamson details the uniforms, organisation and combat histories of these elite troops.
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Grouping Title german mountain ski troops 1939 45
Grouping Author williamson gordon
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publishDate 1996
record_details ils:.b18528806|Book|Books||English|Osprey,|1996.|64 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 25 cm.
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series Elite, Osprey military
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subject_facet Germany. -- Heer -- Ski troops, Germany. -- Heer -- Uniforms, Mountain warfare -- History -- 20th century, World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Germany
title_display German mountain & ski troops 1939-45
title_full German mountain & ski troops 1939-45 / text by Gordon Williamson ; colour plates by Stephen Andrew
title_short German mountain & ski troops 1939-45
topic_facet History, Mountain warfare, Regimental histories, Ski troops, Uniforms, World War, 1939-1945
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