German Anti-Partisan Combat

Bob Carruthers

The German armies fighting to defeat the Russian regular armies during World War II faced a bitter war on two fronts. Behind the German lines, bands of partisans waged an unforgiving war. This fascinating overview draws on rare primary sources and combat reports to give insight to the war against the partisans in Russia and the Balkans.
Date Published :
August 2013
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
Eastern Front from Primary Sources
Illustration :
approx 25 b/w images and maps
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781781592083
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$14.95

Overview
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“Any resistance encountered at these farms must be crushed without delay, and for this purpose Company D will detach two anti-tank guns each to both Companies A and B.”

MAJOR BEER, BATTALION COMMANDER
ORDERS FOR ANTIPARTISAN OPERATION

The German armies fighting to defeat the Russian regular armies during World War II faced a bitter war on two fronts. Behind the German lines, tenacious bands of partisans waged an unforgiving and bitter war, which tied down much needed men and material.

This fascinating overview compiled by Emmy Award winning author Bob Carruthers draws on rare primary sources photographs and combat reports from German sources to produce a comprehensive overview of the often overlooked but strategically important war against the partisans in Russia and the Balkans.

About The Author
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Bob Carruthers is an Emmy Award winning author and historian, who has written extensively on the Great War. A graduate of Edinburgh University, Bob is the author of a number of military history titles including the Amazon best seller The Wehrmacht in Russia.

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