INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1: UNIFORM - Dienstrock, Feldbluse and Waffenrock; Officers' Dress; Markings and Orders of Dress; Quality and Change; The 1944 Uniform; Other Issue Clothing CHAPTER 2: HEADGEAR - Peaked and Field Caps; Tropical Headgear; The Steel Helmet; Parade Helmets and the Panzer Beret CHAPTER 3: PERSONAL EQUIPMENT - Rucksacks; Digging in and the Tent; Anti-gas Equipment; Food, Drink and Brotbeutel; Personal and Pocket Items CHAPTER 4: SMALL ARMS - Rifles; Pistols; Submachine Guns; Automatic and Semi-automatic Rifles; Grenades; Edged Weapons CHAPTER 5: SUPPORT AND SPECIAL WEAPONS - Machine Guns; Mortars; Anti-tank Weapons CHAPTER 6: SPECIAL CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT - Tanks and Motorized Uniforms; Tropical Uniform; Gebirgsjager Uniform; Winter Clothing; Other Camouflage Clothing; Women's Uniforms CHAPTER 7: HEER MEDALS AND AWARDS - Awards Sanctioned in 1939; Campaign Awards; Combat Badges; Senior Grades of the Ritterkreuz and the Deutsches Kreuz; Manufacture, Certification and Pricing SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX
A detailed illustrated history of the uniforms of the German army from the period leading up to World War II until 1945.
Stephen Bull was Curator of Military History and Archaeology for Lancashire Museums, with responsibility for local regimental collections. He has worked at the National Army Museum and BBC in London and has also appeared in the TV series Battlefield Detectives. He has written numerous articles for specialist journals, including a number on the weapons and tactics of the First World War. His other books include several Osprey titles on the tactics of World Wars I and II, including most recently Churchill's Army, Allied Intelligence Handbook of the German Army and German Soldier's Pocket Manual. He lives in Preston, UK.