A restricted secret document when it was first produced, and compiled from intelligence sources. this is the American army’s approximation of the still formidable military machine of the Wehrmacht it would shortly face on the beaches of D-day and the fields of Normandy. Improvements introduced into this edition of Allied assessment of the enemy’s Order of Battle include an exposition of the German replacement-training system; an exhaustive catalogue of the Germany Army’s small units; and complete indexes of German terms and designations. The book details the organisation and administration of the German Army; and the histories and compositions of Divisional and higher HQ. The book is an invaluable and detailed companion of infinite interest to all serious students of the Second World War.
ORDER OF BATTLE OF THE GERMAN ARMY, FEBRUARY 1944
A fascinatingly detailed and accurate assessment of the German Army’s Order of Battle on the eve of D-day in February 1944, compiled from intelligence sources by the US Army’s War Department and restricted when first issued.