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Experience Gained In Combat Against Soviet Infantry

Historical Division, EUCOM, USAREUR

Published by EUCOM AG, USAREUR, 1950
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Sixteen page pamphlet with the short title of MS No. C-058. Dated 1 June 1950. Marked as "RESTRICTED". Staple (2) binding. Staples rusted on inside. Margins of tan soft cover aged along margins. From Preface: 'This study is a first-hand account by a former German field commander of the distinguishing characteristics of Soviet infantry as observed in two years of combat during World War II. It describes Soviet infantry tactics in defense and offensive, and includes remarks on the Soviet use of tanks. The author closes with some practical suggestions regarding training and organization based on his experience. In using the study it should be borne in mind that it represents the limited experience of a single individual. This study has been prepared by the Historical Division, Headquarters EUCOM, and authorized for publication by the Office of the Chief of Military History, Special Staff, U.S. Army.' Summarized from text: Author was in command of a motorized infantry regiment (a panzer grenadier regiment) during the German advance on Leningrad from the Koenigsberg area in East Prussia through Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. His regiment was a part of the panzer corps led by General Field Marshal (then General) von Mannstein. In 1942, his regiment was under the command of the Sixteenth Army. Prior to that his unit had been under the command of the 6th Division. During the first half on 1943 he commanded a panzer division in the Kharkov area in the Ukraine. Contents: The "Unknown" Soviet soldier, The Education of the Soviet Infantryman, Soviet Infantry In Defensive Action, Soviet Infantry In Offensive Action, Soviet tanks, What lessons Can Be Learned for Modern Infantry From This Experience? - Officers NCOs and Enlisted Men, Suggestions for Infantry Organization, The Most Important Rules for Combat Tactics. Conclusion. Steve's Bookshelves LLC Inventory #07-003105-5001. Bookseller Inventory # 003105

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Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

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