New Zealand Infantryman vs German Motorcycle Soldier Greece and Crete 1941

New Zealand Infantryman vs German Motorcycle Soldier Greece and Crete 1941

By: David Greentree (author), Mr Adam Hook (illustrator)eBook
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In April 1941, as Churchill strove to counter the German threat to the Balkans, New Zealand troops were hastily committed to combat in the wake of the German invasion of Greece where they would face off against the German Kradschützen – motorcycle troops.
Examining three major encounters in detail with the help of maps and contemporary photographs, this lively study shows how the New Zealanders used all their courage and ingenuity to counter the mobile and well-trained motorcycle forces opposing them in the mountains and plains of Greece and Crete.
Featuring specially commissioned artwork and drawing upon first-hand accounts, this exciting account pits New Zealand's infantrymen against Germany's motorcycle troops at the height of World War II in the Mediterranean theatre, assessing the origins, doctrine and combat performance of both sides.

Product Details

  • ID: 9781472817129
  • series: Combat
  • book language: en
  • publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • publisher imprint: Osprey Publishing

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