What is the best book about the Wehrmacht?

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What is the best book about the Wehrmacht?

Post by George L Gregory » 15 Jul 2022 00:01

I'm just in the mood to start reading a book about the Wehrmacht. Does anyone have any recommendations? I've got quite a few on my bookshelves, but hopefully I've missed a few books so give me some titles!

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Re: What is the best book about the Wehrmacht?

Post by VanillaNuns » 15 Jul 2022 08:41

Hitler’s Armies: A History of the German War Machine 1939–45

by Chris McNab

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Re: What is the best book about the Wehrmacht?

Post by George L Gregory » 18 Mar 2023 01:42

I've just finished reading Tim Ripley's book titled The Wehrmacht: The German Army in World War II, 1939-1945.

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Re: What is the best book about the Wehrmacht?

Post by J. Duncan » 19 Mar 2023 10:41

One good book I can recommend is John Wheeler-Bennet’s
“The Nemesis of Power”.

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Re: What is the best book about the Wehrmacht?

Post by hucks216 » 19 Mar 2023 13:30

Violence in Defeat: The Wehrmacht on German Soil 1944-45 by Bastiaan Willems.

Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front: The German Infantry's War, 1941–1944 by Jeff Rutherford

Marching Into Darkness: The Wehrmacht and the Holocaust in Belarus by Waitman Wade Beorn

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Re: What is the best book about the Wehrmacht?

Post by Westphalia1812 » 20 Mar 2023 18:31

George L Gregory wrote:
15 Jul 2022 00:01
I'm just in the mood to start reading a book about the Wehrmacht. Does anyone have any recommendations? I've got quite a few on my bookshelves, but hopefully I've missed a few books so give me some titles!
Blitzkrieg Legend

Wehrmacht im Ostkrieg
(https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/ ... ml?lang=de)

Das Heer 1933-1945

Germany and the Second World War (V. IV and V. VI)

Stalingrad: Analyse und Dokumentation einer Schlacht

Die Herrschaft der Wehrmacht

Der Unterführer als Feldherr im Taschenformat. Theorie und Praxis der Auftragstaktik im deutschen Heer 1869 bis 1945

Die Wehrmacht im Stadtkampf

Die Wende vor Moskau

Entscheidung im Westen 1944: Der Oberbefehlshaber West und die Abwehr der alliierten Invasion

Die Wehrmacht: Mythos und Realität

The German Way of War: From the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich
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Re: What is the best book about the Wehrmacht?

Post by J. Duncan » 20 Mar 2023 23:31

Another good book : D J Goodspeed “The German Wars: 1914-1945”.

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