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A Polish cavalry unit dares to attack a German motorcycle unit with only a sword. Since the end of the Great War, the Polish army was much less advanced than the German Army, often sending cavalry against German Panzer columns.

1939 09 02 A Polish cavalry unit dares to attack a German motorcycle unit with only a sword. Since the end of the Great War, the Polish army was much less advanced than the German Army, often sending cavalry against German Panzer columns.

Manfred von Richthofen (1892 – 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.

WWI: Manfred von Richthofen – the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.

Japanese Officer serving with the German Army in World War Two. Note the patch.

Japanese Officer serving in the German Army in World War Two.

Few people would ever recognize this man but he is Gotthard Heinrici, considered the Number One general in the entire German Army for defense. He was one of the few generals to defy Hitler and protected his men and rarely failed to halt the Russian advance despite the odds. Outnumbered more than 20 to 1 outside Berlin, he managed to hold off the Russians for almost a week while inflicting enormous casualties. When the battle seemed lost, he sent his men home rather than let them die…

Gotthard Heinrici, considered by some the best defensive general in the entire German Army in World War II. He was one of the few generals to defy Hitler

Young German soldiers towards the end of the war.

WWII German Soldiers - All so young - Hitler's "ideal" embodied?and just more casualties of war,. initiated by politicians?

German Army were active and complicit in dreadful war crimes - Despite the glossy images the German army or Wehrmacht were directly involved in killing civilians, women and children in the East and the USSR. These revelations were made known by very senior German officers who were secretly recorded talking to each other while in British captivity. The ''noble German soldier'' is a complete myth in 1941 - 45. Many were vicious war criminals - with some honourable exceptions…

The German army or Wehrmacht were directly involved in killing civilians, women…

In 1941, the U.S. began to form a hand-picked army to fight in Europe; its troops were composed of artists, designers, actors, meteorologists, and sound technicians, and their true mission was not to fight, but to deceive the German army. Their props were inflatable tanks and pyrotechnics; their tools camouflage, “spoof” radio plays, special effects, and sonic deception. Their last “disappearing act” was to vanish from history. Officially they were the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops.

The Ghost Army was a United States Army tactical deception unit during World War II officially known as the Headquarters Special Troops. The unit was given a unique mission within the.

Heinz Wilhelm Guderian (17 June 1888–14 May 1954) was a military theorist and innovative General of the German Army during the Second World ...

The Tank God.Patton studied his ideas Heinz Wilhelm Guderian June May was a military theorist and innovative General of the German Army during the Second World .

1/16 Resin Figure Model Kit WWII The germans Army World War II UNPAINTED Figure #Unbranded

1/16 Resin Figure Model Kit WWII The germans Army World War II UNPAINTED Figure

1/16 Resin Figure Model Kit WWII The germans Army World War II UNPAINTED Figure #Unbranded

Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model (1891-1945) was considered the best German General of WW2. He was a fanatical Nazi and hated by his men. He was completely ruthless and spared no lives in his plans to stabilize the crumbling German armies and everywhere he was told to lead he worked miracles. The loss of the Remagen Bridge signed the death warrant for the German Army in the west and instead of facing war crimes charges, he drove into the woods and shot himself in the head.

Otto Moritz Walter Model was a German general and later field marshal dedicated…

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