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 sub titled: with the camera at the enemy

Following a 30 page text introduction, this book is composed
of the very best combat photography produced up to that time, and has a substantial color section.

 The book was written by a war photographer and includes some brief writings in the beginning that cover the
Polish campaign, Norway, and the “West Offensive”. The pictures are excellent – and many do not appear to have
ever been used in any other postwar publication that I have seen. There are some super shots of early war uniforms,
double decal helmets, early Panzers – troops in action in Norway, Holland, France; shots of troops marching
through Dunkirk ruins, and street to street fighting. There are shots of pioneers with rafts crossing rivers,
conducting bridging operations under fire; Guderian appears in several shots.

The back section of the book offers some neat, early color pictures with some interesting shots
including a German flamethrower in action.

An excellent book with some great uniform reference pictures.
Many of which appear to have never been published before. Desirable!

Hardcover in Grey Full Linen / Cloth

  • 145 pages
  • 92 spectacular full page b&w photos
  • 24 awesome full page COLOR photos
In very good exterior and very good interior condition.
Boards and spine rubbed, title page and foreword with a mild (finger) stain, faint cigarette odor, otherwise ok with minor traces of use and age.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 11" x 9-1/4"  ~2.0 lbs.

by PCom Eric
Published by Wilhelm

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