"The Eastern Front and the Battle of Stalingrad was a turning point for the Wehrmacht for sure. The popular narrative that the German Army outran its supply lines is worth mentioning as well--very important.
Germany's war in the West and Eastern…"
"Re: my last sentence above, I meant "faulty campaign planning," not "faulting campaign planning."
To elaborate further on what made the German Army the greatest in the first year or two of the war was their restoration of true…"
"Without question, the German Army of the early years of the war was the finest fighting force in the world. They did some things exceedingly well – maneuver at the operational level of war, combined arms integration and cooperation on…"
"When you say “the German Army,” I’m not sure if you mean the entire armed services, (die Wehrmacht) including the air force and navy, or just the army (das Heer). However, I will focus my response primarily on the army. …"
"Member Homer Hodge Ph.D. is currently researching and writing a new book on the German army's efforts at Normandy in 1944. I'll see if he can weigh in on this topic. Much of his new research is coming from the National Archives and U.S.…"
"One of the texts used in my graduate course on The War in Europe was The Blitzkrieg Legend: The 1940 Campaign in the West by Karl-Heinz Frieser. At the time of the book's publication (2005), the author was a colonel in the German Army and head…"
"Yes, and despite all its force, applied to pure evil doing, it was destroyed.
As for extolling Hitler's "extraordinarily effective fighting force" perhaps your efforts would be better directed toward dissecting the utter wickedness…"