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Panzerman123
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Need A Book!

Post by Panzerman123 » Sun Jul 31, 2011 9:55 pm

I need a book that lists Wehrmacht Divisions during the war, lists details about them. And also i need a book on German Insignias. Please give me a list of books i can buy. Good Books. Thank you.

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Post by B Hellqvist » Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:03 pm

Nafziger's books might be what you are looking for. Hard to get and pricey, though, but more reliable than Tessin from what I understand. As for insignias, do you mean unit insignia?

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Post by Panzerman123 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 3:20 pm

Ranks on the uniforms, Medals, Unit Patches, Lower Sleave bands, The colors on the sholder borads to tell What there job was. Kinda all of it all in one.

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Post by hucks216 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:15 am

There are plenty of websites that can give you that information, such as...
http://www.wwiidaybyday.com/uniformen/uniformmain.htm

And the Nafziger OOB files are now also on-line...
http://www.cgsc.edu/carl/nafziger/index.asp

For OOB you also have the 3 volume set by Samual Mitcham and his additional Panzer Legions book, which have been re-printed by Stackpole. Not as in-depth as the Nafziger volumes but good for a brief overview and history of the divisions..
http://www.amazon.co.uk/German-Order-Ba ... pd_sim_b_2
http://www.amazon.co.uk/German-Order-Ba ... pd_sim_b_1
http://www.amazon.co.uk/German-Order-Ba ... 654&sr=1-2
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Panzer-Legions- ... pd_sim_b_3

And then there is The Wehrmacht At War 1939-1945 by Andris J Kursietis which lists the commanders of the various military commands, including Wehrkreis, down to Divisional level...
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wehrmacht-War-1 ... 830&sr=1-3

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