07 January 2022

With the advent of fast moving panzers spearheading attacks, the role of the infantry support changed from troops following in trucks, to those in dedicated APCs and the role of mechanised infantry. In Thomas Anderson’s latest look at the German Army, it’s the Panzergrenadiers who come under the spotlight, starting with how they were organised and equipped.

As they became more mechanised there’s greater emphasis on the military situation in the Soviet Union and then defending Germany itself. There’s as much detail on the vehicles used as there are on the troops and their equipment. With the usual high production standards, it’s an essential look at the infantry who supported the panzer armies.

  • Osprey Publishing
  • ISBN 978-1-4728-4179-7
  • 308 pages. Hardback. £30



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