Fallschirmj Ger

Fallschirmj Ger

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. About this sound Fallschirmj ger (often rendered Fallschirmjager in English; from the German Fallschirm "parachute" and J ger, the light elite infantry of the Prussian army) are German paratroopers. Fallschirmj ger of Germany in World War II, were the first to be committed in large-scale airborne operations. They came to be known as the "Green Devils" by the Allied forces they fought against. During the entirety of World War II, the Fallschirmj ger commander was Kurt Student.During the interwar years the rapid development of aircraft and aviation technology drew the attention of imaginative military planners. The idea of inserting a large body of troops inside enemy territory was first proposed during World War I by commander of the U.S. Air Corps in France-Brigadier General Billy Mitchell. However the Allied High Command was forced to abandon the idea as it was wholly unprepared for such an undertaking, both logistically and in materiel.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135941216
  • 9786135941210