This book is part of the Eastern Front from Primary Sources series, a new military history range compiled and edited by Emmy Award winning author and historian Bob Carruthers. The series draws on primary sources and contemporary documents to provide an at the time insight into the Second World War.
This fascinating collection of primary source accounts focuses on the combat actions of the Wehrmacht in the bitter cold of the Russian and Arctic winters. The material is drawn from a variety of wartime sources and encompasses fascinating writings concerning the tactical, operational and strategic aspects of winter warfare. Compiled and edited by Emmy Award winning author and historian Bob Carruthers, this absorbing assembly of primary source intelligence reports encompasses rare material originally drawn from German original sources to provide the reader with a unique insight into surviving and fighting in the freezing conditions of winter. Featured in the book are reports concerning little known and neglected tactical aspects of fighting a winter war, including weapons, logistical techniques and specialist equipment. This compelling compilation is essential for readers with an interest in discovering more about winter warfare from a range of unusual and diverse primary sources.