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German Combat Engineers WWII
Horst Riebenstahl
Schiffer Publishing
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2009-02-19 10:17:19
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German Combat Engineers in World War II

A Photo Chronicle

By Horst Riebenstahl.

Laminated hardcover , 144 pages, 7x10, over 300 b/w photographs.

also of interest: First Across the Rhine: The 291st Engineer Combat Battalion in France, Belgium, and Germany

"The German engineer troops developed out of a branch that only developed into a fighting service arm by World War II. Thus, along with the special engineers, there were also names like Assault Engineers, Armored Engineers. Out of this wide field, this new volume of photo documentation shows some 300 photos, mostly never before published, including rare pictures of bridgelaying tanks in action, mine operations, and the construction of makeshift bridges."