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Stormtroop tactics : innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918

Author: Bruce I Gudmundsson
Publisher: West Port, Conn. : Praeger, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing the radical transformation in German Infantry tactics that took place during World War I, this book presents a detailed account of the evolution of stormtroop tactics.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce I Gudmundsson
ISBN: 0275954013 9780275954017
OCLC Number: 34558935
Notes: "First published in 1989"--Title page verso.
Description: xvii, 210 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Prologue: The massacre of the innocents --
Open order tactics --
Fortress warfare --
Special assault units --
Verdun --
Expansion --
Organization and technology --
The Eastern Front --
Mountain warfare --
Cambrai --
The peace offensive --
Conclusion --
Appendix A: The Wilhelm Raid --
Appendix B: The Jacobsbrunnen Raid --
Appendix C: André Laffargue.
Responsibility: Bruce I. Gudmundsson.

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?For too long, a curious mystery has enveloped the origin of German stormtroop tactics in World War I. Like Topsy they just growed. But as Bruce Gudmundsson demonstrates in this admirable Read more...

 
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