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