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Why the Germans Lost

The Rise and Fall of the Black Eagle

Bryan Perrett

From Frederick the Great and the emergence of Prussia as a major power, German armies earned a fearsome reputation, yet that envied military tradition was to be defeated in the First World War and destroyed in 1945. This book assesses the developments in organization, equipment and leadership of the army from the 18th century, through the Napoleonic period, to the two world wars, analysing the strategy and battle performance that lay behind its successes and failures.

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  • Publisher: Pen & Sword
  • Year: 2013
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 253pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 232x156mm
  • ISBN: 9781781591970
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.6kg
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