Normandy 1944

German Military Organization, Combat Power and Organizational Effectiveness

Niklas Zetterling

A revised and updated single-source reference book which accurately details the German field forces employed in Normandy in 1944
Date Published :
December 2019
Publisher :
Casemate
Language:
English
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781612008165
Pages : 480
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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$34.95

Overview
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A revised and updated single-source reference book which accurately details the German field forces employed in Normandy in 1944 and their losses. Dr. Zetterling provides a sobering analysis of the subject matter and debunks a number of popular myths concerning the campaign (the effectiveness of Allied air power; the preferential treatment of Waffen-SS formations in comparison to their army counterparts; etc.). He supports his text with exhaustive footnoting and provides an organizational chart for most of the formations covered in the book. Includes numerous organizational diagrams, charts, tables and graphs.

About The Author
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Niklas Zetterling is a military historian and researcher at the Swedish Defense College. His previous books include Bismarck, The Korsun Pocket, and The Drive on Moscow, 1941.

REVIEWS
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"...circumstances or the greater context of the event(s) in question. Consequently, as the author states, this is a starting point for a better understanding of the Normandy campaign and a worthwhile contribution to WWII literature."

- WWII and other Book Reviews

"Of special note is the inclusion of numerous organizational diagrams, charts, tables and graphs..."

- Midwest Book Review

"Zetterling offers a comprehensive breakdown of German units based on numbers, numbers, and more numbers unearthed from primary documents, often cross-checked across other primary documents, post-war interviews, and the occasional secondary source."

- Historical Miniatures Gaming Society

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