TITLE

Germany's Winter War

AUTHOR(S)
Werner, Max
PUB. DATE
February 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;2/9/42, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p194
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on crisis in German warfare in winter months. Exhaustion of troops through uninterrupted offensive battles and the Russian winter; German invasion of the Netherlands and Belgium called off at the last moment; Modern motor-mechanized armies with a strong air force are much more dependent on weather than were armies of the First World War; Danger of immobilization and disorganization of army during winters; Need for winter equipments by Germans, including fur-lined jackets, fur coats and fur gloves; Severe trial faced by German offensive weapons, tanks and aviation, which were not tested under zero conditions; Comparison of German and Soviet Union cavalry's winter campaign.
ACCESSION #
14694226

 

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