German infantry and assault engineer equipment, 1939-1945
Read Online

German infantry and assault engineer equipment, 1939-1945 by Chris Ellis

  • 809 Want to read
  • ·
  • 50 Currently reading

Published by Argus Books in Kings Langley .
Written in English


  • Germany. Heer -- Ordnance and ordnance stores.,
  • Germany. Heer -- Equipment.,
  • Germany. Heer.,
  • Germany. Heer. Sturmpionere.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementChris Ellis.
SeriesBellona publications
LC ClassificationsUF525.G3 E44
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4476175M
ISBN 100852424566
LC Control Number79303770

Download German infantry and assault engineer equipment, 1939-1945


  The German Army of World War II () collectively referred to its various engineer units as Pioniere - what would be called combat engineers in the West. This organization included Pioniertruppen (Pionier Troops), Bautruppen (Construction Troops), Eisenbahntruppen (Railway Troops), and Technische Truppen (Technical Troops)/5. The German Infantry Handbook, Organization, Uniforms, Weapons, Equipment, Operations by Buchner, Alex and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at . Entitled World War II Infantry Assault Tactics, this page softback book is a very worthy addition. While so many books focus on the equipment, organization, uniforms, and battles, this one is a departure, focusing on ground assault tactics on a micro-level/5(13). The book dealing with the ground combat forces of the Luftwaffe will span the entire period between to , as there were relatively few types (as opposed to numbers) of them. Also, the unit organization changed less frequently than those of the Army.

Under the German military system the basic principle is unity of command at all levels. battalions, one artillery battalion, one tank regiment (including one battalion of Pz. Kpfw. IV and one battalion of assault guns), and one engineer company; The Führer Grenadier strength, and equipment of various German units are based on these. The following is a list of German military equipment of World War II which includes artillery, vehicles and vessels. World War II was a global war that was under way by and ended in Following political instability build-up in Europe from , the Germans, which aimed to dominate Europe, attacked Poland on 1 September , marking the start of World War II. CHAPTER XVIII. The Occupation Troops. Army-Type Occupation. On V-E Day, Eisenhower had sixty-one U.S. divisions, 1,, men, in Germany, and a total force in Europe numbering 3,, 1 When the shooting ended, the divisions in the field became the occupation troops, charged with maintaining law and order and establishing the Allied military presence in the defeated nation.   A truly unique compilation of the exploits of German assault engineers in action early in World War II. Often times at the very forefront of the Blitzkrieg spearhead, the engineers were called on to do some of the toughest and most dangerous work on the battlefield.

The heavy duty engineering equipment you'd normally associate with a Field Park, RE, or a US H&S Coy, just doesn't seem to have been held by German Divs. Div Pioneers seem to lean more towards being infantry than engineers, which is perhaps why commanders often used them as such, and why eventually they had a similar number of LMGs and mortars. World War One Iron Cross First Class, Screw-Back Version Reverse Fitting Gone $ Add to cart.   As some of the others here have pointed out, that will vary some according to what unit/branch, year, theatre, etc. However, some things will remain very basic. For your basic rifleman, he will be wearing a leather belt with two ammo pouches carry. r "german infantry handbook ; organization, uniforms, weapons, equipment and operations." Search By Galleries Medals & Awards Gallery 1, Medals & Awards Gallery 2, Paper Document Gallery, Headgear Gallery 1, Headgear Gallery 2, Helmets Gallery, Belt Buckle Gallery.