German Military Police Units 1939-45

German Military Police Units 1939-45

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The military policeman must be one of the least appreciated yet most indispensable military figures in modern history. In the mobile warfare of the 20th century no army could keep its vital supply routes open without the military policeman. This book documents the organisation, uniforms and insignia of the many and varied German military police units of World War II. Their duties included traffic control; maintaining military order and discipline; collection and escorting prisoners of war; prevention of looting; disarming civilians; checking captured enemy soldiers for documents; collection of fallen enemy propaganda leaflets and providing street patrols in occupied areas.
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  • Electronic book text
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Osprey Publishing
  • United Kingdom
  • 50 b/w; 8 col
  • 178096997X
  • 9781780969978

About Gordon Williamson

Gordon Williamson was born in 1951 and currently works for the Scottish Land Register. He spent 7 years with the military Police TA and has published a number of books and articles on the decorations of the Third Reich and their winners. He is author of a number of World War II titles for Osprey.

Ronald Volstad is one of the world's most respected military illustrators and has contributed to Osprey titles including the superb 'US Army Airborne 1940-90. He currently lives and works in Alberta, Canada.
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