German defences against Russian breakthroughs

This pamphlet was originally written by German field and staff officers who had experienced the style of warfare in Russia between 1941- and 1945. As the war progressed, Russian attacks and breakthroughs became more common - and the Germans worked out the means of countering these penetrations of their defences. The pamphlet covers active and passive defence and withdrawals, and13 looks at the combination of defence tactics needed to stop the Russians breaking through the German front lines. Illustrated with 13 maps of actual battles.

  • 1-904951-69-4
  • US Secretary of the Army
  • US War Department
  • 1951
  • 2005
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