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Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918
Describing the radical transformation in German Infantry tactics that took place during World War I, this book presents the first detailed account of the evolution of stormtroop tactics available in English. It covers areas previously left unexplored: the German Infantry's tactical heritage, the squad's evolution as a tactical unit, the use of new weapons for close combat, ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published June 30th 1995 by Praeger
(first published November 1989)
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This book contains a good number of summaries of some important battles during World War I in which the Germans changed the way we fight wars. This was a pivotal moment in history, as the world transitioned from on-line face to face type battles with centralized execution, to a decentralized execution combining maneuver with fire support assets. This is a great read for any military leader, and will come off as a very dry read of just about anyone else.