The German Army in Normandy

Bob Carruthers

This fascinating collection of primary source accounts focuses on the combat actions of the Wehrmacht in Normandy. The material is drawn from a variety of wartime sources and encompasses fascinating writings concerning the tactical, operational and strategic aspects of the battle for Normandy.
Date Published :
August 2013
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
Hitler's War Machine
Illustration :
approx 60 b/w images
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781781592267
Pages : 384
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Overview
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This fascinating collection of primary source accounts focuses on the combat actions of the Wehrmacht in Normandy. The material is drawn from a variety of wartime sources and encompasses fascinating writings concerning the tactical, operational and strategic aspects of the battle for Normandy.

Compiled and edited by Emmy Award winning author and historian Bob Carruthers, this absorbing assembly of primary source interviews and intelligence reports encompasses rare material drawn from original sources to provide the reader with a unique insight into the first battles in the West. This is the unvarnished reality of what it meant to fight in this titanic struggle to the death.

Featured in the book are reports concerning little known and neglected tactical aspects of the war including weapons, fighting techniques and improvised anti-tank measures. Original illustrations from US wartime intelligence manuals are also featured. This compelling compilation is essential for readers with an interest in discovering more about the last days of the Wehrmacht from a range of unusual and diverse primary sources.

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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