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  1. The German Army Mountain Soldier of WWII
    The German Army Mountain Soldier of WWII
    The German Army Mountain Soldier of WWII
    The German Army Mountain Soldier of WWII
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  2. The German Army Mountain Soldier of WWII

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The Mountain Troops of the German Army in World War II were an elite of a special kind. Unlike the Panzer units, they did not field the mot modern equipment of their day. Unlike the Waffen-SS, they were not hand-picked for their Nazi loyalty. If anything, the respect attracted by their special cap and their Edelweiss insignia was earned by rather old-fashioned military virtues - by sheer physical prowess, in uniquely testing conditions. The Gebirgsjager had to be able to do what other soldiers did - but in places where no other soldiers had the strength and the skills to go, and often in weather no other soldiers could face.

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The Crowood Press UK
The Crowood Press UK
260 colour photographs 40 black & white
260 colour photographs 40 black & white
The Crowood Press UK
The Crowood Press UK
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Great reference book on Gebirgsjaeger unis, equipment, weapons, gear. Many color pics. Many close up photos. Very nice book. I recommend for any collector of Gjaeger unis or equipment.
This book is nicely written and has a nice collection of period photos as well a color detailed photos of the uniforms and equipment used by the mountain troops.
Bretty good book but quite small.But there is very good and clear colourfull and black and white pictures I recommend this book for to ww2 militaria collectors
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