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The Kaiser"s Army

The Politics of Military Technology in Germany during the Machine Age, 1870-1918

by Eric Dorn Brose

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: First World War,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Military tactics,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • 20th century,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Germany - History,
  • Ordnance,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • Military - World War I,
  • History / Germany,
  • 19th century,
  • Germany,
  • Heer,
  • History,
  • Military art and science,
  • Technological innovations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9353065M
    ISBN 100195143353
    ISBN 109780195143355

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The Kaisers Army book

With the Deutschblutigkietserkarungformerly classified Mischlings were cleared of any Jewish taint. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code.

So, for example, taking one part at random, in Part VI, pp. After the takeover of power in by HitlerNazism became an official ideology incorporating scientific racism and anti-Semitism.

There is also an evaluation of all aspects of army life such as conscription, discipline, rest and recuperation and medical treatment. Though in many respects it was a well-oiled and seemingly invincible war machine, Stone notes that the Imperial German Army did have one significant Achilles heel.

Initially buried outside a Jewish cemetery, his body was moved inside after then-Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin intervened.

Section 7 The law will become effective on the day after its promulgation; Section 3, however, not until January 1, They all, like the general population of Germany and Europe, claimed to have known nothing of the Holocaust.

One of them was a former Corporal who had been wounded at the Somme, survived a mustard gas attack, and been awarded the Iron Cross on two separate occasions.

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George H. The reality, the decision as to who ultimately was a Jew could only be granted by Adolf Hitler. Bush, was rescued.

Food was nutritious and of good quality, and in addition to the standard pea and ham soup, the troops enjoyed delicacies such as white bread and freshly-brewed coffee. Enlistees who did not aspire to officer grade would leave at the end of their one-year term as Gemeine [20] Ordinary soldier enlisted rank for example Musketier or Infanterist and a six-year reserve duty obligation.

Besides the regional corps, there was also a Guard Corps Gardecorpswhich controlled the elite Prussian Guard units.

For the Nazis, Mischling were also half or three-quarters German, and thus 50 percent or 75 percent valuable.

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Please enter a valid ZIP Code. After World War I, regimental traditions were carried forward in the Reichswehr and its successor, the Wehrmachtbut the chain of tradition was broken in as West German and East German units did not carry forward pre traditions.

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