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World War II Infantry Tactics - Company and Battalion

World War II Infantry Tactics - Company and Battalion
by Osprey
Author: Dr. Stephen Bull
Publish Year: 2005
Pages: 64
Dimensions: 7.5x9.5x.25"
Restockable: No
Mfg. part #: OSPELI122
Type: Softcover
Series: ELI122


World War II is often seen as a confrontation of technology – tanks and aircraft, artillery and engineering. But at the heart of the battlefield was the struggle between infantrymen, and the technology was there to enable them to capture ground or hold it. This second of two books on the organization and tactics of the German, US and British infantry in Europe focuses on national differences in the development of company and battalion tactics – including those of motorized units – and the confrontation and co-operation between infantry and tanks. Contemporary photos and diagrams and vivid color plates illustrate what tactical theories actually meant on the ground at human scale.