Nazi War Machine: Why the WWII German Army Was So Strong

The German soldier was, without question, part of a great war machine, trained, organized, and intended for conquest. Quite a small percentage of those who wore the uniform of the Heer were officers. While the Heer grew exponentially during the 1930s, the character of its officer corps evolved markedly. The tradition of Prussian and then German ...

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German soldiers in WW2 researching US cities in advance of invasion/takeover: Military History: Jul 15, 2021: What did German generals/soldiers during WW1 think of the British & the French army? General History: Dec 5, 2020: Is it true that a german general regarded the British Para's as the toughest soldiers he had faced in WW2? Military ...

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Frontsoldaten, German for "foot soldier", is a haunting collection of letters from German soldiers during WWII. An excellent read for military and civilian alike, Fritz examines the different aspects of the war, none of which were more or less trying. The intensity of emotions expressed by these men is heart wrenching.

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Frontsoldaten: The German Soldier in World War II. 45 likes · 2 talking about this. Drawn from letters, diaries and memoirs, this impressive study presents a rounded, detailed picture of …

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A fascinating look at the day-to-day life of German soldiers, this is a book not about war but about men. It will be vitally important for anyone interested in World War II, German history, or the experiences of common soldiers throughout the world. …

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Frontsoldaten: The German Soldier in World War II, by Stephen G. Fritz, University of KentuckyPress, Lexington, Ky., 1995, $29.95. To the German soldiers crouched in their trenches and bunkers on the Russian Front in 1942, it seemed as if all hell had broken loose.

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1 print (poster) : offset lithograph, color ; on sheet 175 x 122 cm. | Political campaign poster for Adolf Hitler for the Reichspräsidentenwahl vom 13 election März 1932, showing a German soldier crossing a rugged landscape during a bombardment.

Inside the Drug Use That Fueled Nazi Germany - HISTORY

Using Pervitin, the soldiers of the Weacht could stay awake for days at a time and march many more miles without resting. Nazi leadership, c. 1940. Theodore Morell is …

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" Alois Dwenger, writing from the front in May of 1942, complained that people forgot "the actions of simple soldiers....I believe that true heroism lies in bearing this dreadful everyday life." In exploring the reality of the Landser, the average German soldier in World War II, through letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories, Stephen G. Fritz provides the definitive …

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In exploring the reality of the Landser, the average German soldier in World War II, through letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories, Stephen G. Fritz provides the definitive account of the everyday war of the German front soldier. The personal documents of these soldiers, most from the Russian front, where the majority of German ...

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"Fritz does an impressive job of detailing what war was like for the average German soldier on the front lines in World War II."―Paper Wars "Drawn from letters, diaries and memoirs, this impressive study presents a rounded, detailed picture of the daily life of the Landser―the ordinary German infantryman of WWII―and takes an unblinking look at the stark realities of combat. . . .

Stanislaus Katczinsky | Deutsche Soldaten Wiki | Fandom

Stanislaus (Kat) Katczinsky is an old soldier in the Imperial German Army.. Kat has the most positive influence on Paul and his comrades on the battlefield. Katczinsky was a cobbler in civilian life; he is older than Paul Bäumer and his comrades, about 40 years old, and serves as their leadership figure. While the older men have already had a life of professional and personal …

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Alois Dwenger, writing from the front in May of 1942, complained that people forgot "the actions of simple soldiers . . . . I believe that true heroism lies in bearing this dreadful everyday life." In exploring the reality of the Landser, the average German soldier in World War II, through letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories, Stephen G. Fritz provides the definitive account of ...

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Alois Dwenger, writing from the front in May 1942, complained that people forgot "the actions of simple soldiers.... I believe that true heroism lies in bearing this dreadful everyday life." In exploring the reality of the Landser, the average German soldier in World War II, through letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories, Stephen G. Fritz provides the definitive account of the …

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Frontsoldaten left me with a stark impression of the German soldier's front line experience--an experience filled with determination, fear, and fatigue, as well as a belief in a leader and an ideology that destroyed millions. Lastly, the haunting photograph on the cover sums up this book very well. The youthful face, filled with fear ...

Were all German soldiers Nazis? - Quora

Answer (1 of 27): No. The German military was technically non-political, and the SS was the "official", political, Nazi military. In practice, all serving members of the German military had to swear an oath to personally obey Hitler. Some might …

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"Fritz does an impressive job of detailing what war was like for the average German soldier on the front lines in World War II."―Paper Wars "Drawn from …

Adolf Hitler, the German Worker and Front Soldier

Adolf Hitler, the German Worker and Front Soldier. Background: This is a mass pamphlet issued by the Nazis during the first round of the 1932 presidential campaign, held on 13 March. It presents Hitler as a model in every regard. I do not know how many copies were printed, but surely it was in the hundreds of thousands, even millions.