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German Army vs. Soviet Partisans
German Army Combat Facts
Unique Facts About the German Army
255 pages; 23 chapters and 4 appendixes
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“For years, the German Army on the Eastern Front was not properly armed for repelling massive Red Army tank attacks.
Tens of thousands of brave German soldiers died taking on communist tanks with hand weapons.
Six men were assigned as an antitank team, generally for night operations in positions covering possible avenues of tank
approach. The team was deployed in the form of a U at intervals of approximately 50 yards, adapting itself to the terrain
for observation and field of fire.
All the men were armed with machine pistols and antitank, magnetic hollow-charges. The team leader, No. 4, carried a
pyrotechnic pistol. In addition, four Tellermines were carried for placing in the probable path of the tank and were
controlled by a 50-yard length of wire by which they can be pulled under the approaching tank.
When a tank came on, the team leader fired a pyrotechnic charge directly at the turret of the tank and momentarily
blinded the crew. At the same time, Nos. 3 and 5 pulled Teller mines into its path, and No. 2 rushed forward to place a
magnetic charge on the side armor plate of the tank. Meanwhile, No. 4 covered the turret-hatch to prevent the escape of
the crew; Nos. 1 and 6 covered the ground behind the tank for possible infantry accompanying it. Each man was
interchangeable with the others of the team and his duties were determined by the terrain. The desperate method of
using men against Soviet tanks was caused by the sabotage of German traitors within the Wehrmacht who made certain
that insufficient antitank guns were delivered to the German troops. Since massed Red Army tank attacks were a
frequent occurrence, many brave German soldiers died in the dangerous efforts of individual tank killing.”
Excerpt from German Army Combat Facts
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