The Wehrmacht

The Essential Facts and Figures for Hitler’s Germany

Michael E. Haskew

240 x 189 mm, 192, 150 b/w and colour photographs, maps, 9781907446955, £19.99, Hardback, Amber Books
15 September 2011

Currently in stock.

• Interesting facts and figures on every aspect of Germany’s ground forces during World War II

The Wehrmacht encompassed the entire German armed forces during World War II. Rising from the ashes of the post-World War I Reichswehr in 1935, the Wehrmacht became one of the cornerstones of Hitler’s re-assertion of German military might. More than 18 million men passed through the ranks of the Wehrmacht over of the 10 years of its existence.

World War II Data Book: The Wehrmacht, 1935–45 focuses on the German land forces, with chapters on the history of the German Army, pre-war development, command structures, infantry, armoured formations, artillery and support services. The book offers interesting facts and figures of every sort, from infantry tactical doctrine through the make-up of a Type 1944 infantry division to the number of operational panzers Rommel had at his disposal during the El Alamein campaign and the types of artillery employed in the Atlantic Wall fortifications before the D-Day landings.

Including colour artworks of key equipment and weapons, reference tables diagrams, maps and charts, all the core data is presented in easy-to-follow formats. Packed with hundreds of helpful illustrations, World War II Data Book: The Wehrmacht, 1935–45 offers military history enthusiasts key data on every aspect of Germany’s ground forces during World War II.

About the Author
Michael E. Haskew has been writing and researching military history subjects for more than 25 years. He is the editor of WWII History Magazine, the author of The Sniper At War, Order of Battle: Western Allied Armies and The Encyclopedia of Elite Forces In World War II, and has contributed to numerous other books and periodicals.

Also By This Author

Civil Aircraft 1907-Present

• Exceptional reference guide to civil aircraft from early experiments to today’s commercial airliners

Illustrated with outstanding colour profile artworks, The Essential Ident...

(Hardback)

Order Of Battle: Western Allied Forces Of World War 2



Beginning with the Polish, French, Dutch, Belgian, Danish, Norwegian and British forces that attempted to stem the Blitzkrieg, and ending with the composite Allied forces th...

(Hardback)

Postwar Armoured Fighting Vehicles 1945–Present

• An invaluable reference guide for modellers and vehicle enthusiasts alike
• 200 artworks and 40 photographs

The Essential Vehicle Identification Guide: Post-war Armoured F...

(Hardback)

Postwar Artillery 1945-Present

• In depth guide to the world’s key artillery units

The Essential Weapons Identification Guide: Postwar Artillery 1945–Present offers an highly-illustrated guide to the w...

(Hardback)

Small Arms 1914–1945

• An excellent reference guide for modellers and any enthusiast with an interest in the military technology of the twentieth century

Illustrated with outstanding colour profile...

(Hardback)

Tanks Inside Out



Featuring the greatest tanks and armoured fighting vehicles ever designed, Tanks Inside Out is a highly illustrated exploration of the workings of some of the most significa...

(Hardback)

The World’s Greatest Tanks

• The World’s Greatest Tanks is a colourful guide for the military historian and military technology enthusiast.

The World’s Greatest Tanks features 52 of the best armour...

(Hardback)

Weapons of World War II

• A fantastic guide to the numerous weapons utilised by warring nations during World War II

World War II saw a global conflict with the weapons technologies of the leading nati...

(Hardback)

Recommended Titles

Ropes and Knots
£14.99, Paperback


Hitler’s Masterplan
£19.99, Hardback


Military Uniforms Visual Encyclopedia
£24.99, Paperback



Sign up for our Email Newsletter


Download the Free Spring 2014 Catalogue Here (PDF)


Come and visit us at:

London Book Fair, Earls Court, London, 8 to 10 April 2014

Salute 2014, ExCel, London, 12 April 2014

War and Peace Revival, Folkestone Racecourse, Folkestone, 16 to 20 July 2014

Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurter Messegelände, Frankfurt, 8 to 12 October 2014

IPMS, Telford International Centre, Telford, 8 and 9 Nov 2014


Casemate UK, 10 Hythe Bridge St., Oxford OX1 2EW
(p)+44 (01865) 241249, (f)+44 (01865) 794449, casemate-uk@casematepublishing.co.uk ©2010
Privacy Policy

[Download Casemate Datasheet]