Desde el último asalto sobre Moscú hasta la batalla de Berlín, pasando por las operaciones antipartisanas en el corazón de Bielorrusia o el derrumbamiento f inal de la Wehrmacht en el verano de 1944, las unidades de voluntarios franceses integrados en la maquinaria de guerra alemana en el...read more
They were known as Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen -- a legendary unit of Soviet soldiers written into the pantheon of national heroism after they died battling German tanks just two hours outside Moscow as the freezing winter of 1941-1942 set in....read more
British Newsreel. April 1, 1940. Despite the propaganda, very few British units were motorised in 1940. These forces are very likely those of the 50th (Northumbrian) motor division, which later took part in the Arras counterattack in May 1940.
This is a translation of a captured German field manual on the tactics of the motorized infantry regiment and battalion when used as part of the German armored division. In accordance with the principle that "the chief task of motorized infantry is cooperation with tanks," the aim of the German...read more