The German armed forces remain today - as they have been for decades - the most enduringly popular subject in the whole field of military uniform history.In this book, a gallery of full length studies is supported by close-up photographs of each item of clothing and insignia - even linings and manufacturer's markings; and of original items of personal equipment and effects. All the illustrated items are identified, described and explained in a detailed text by an expert collector. The 230 color photographs in this book represent an invaluable reference to a fascinating subject.
Wade Krawczyk has been a military collector since the 1970s and has specialized in German Army Uniforms. In pursuit of research he has traveled widely in Europe and Russia. For many years he was a TV news cameraman and military correspondent on assignments around the globe. Since 1993 he has worked as a film and TV costumier, armored and technical adviser mainly from the Warner Bros Studios on the Gold Coast. This is his fifth publication on German uniforms for Crowood. He lives in Australia.