Wehrmacht "Tooth to Tail" Ratio?

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Re: Wehrmacht "Tooth to Tail" Ratio?

Post by AriX » 21 Nov 2023 17:49

Geheime Feldpolizei wrote:
23 Aug 2003 19:05
I was recently watching a documentary in which it was asserted that in 1943, LW General Milch stated that: "Of 8 million soldiers [in the Wehrmacht] barely 260,000 men are in the frontline in Russia."

Milch mhad mention only frontline soldiers - rifleman, machineguners, mortarmen. In this case it make sense.

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