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Kaiserschlacht: German 1918 Offensive
Last German Army World War I Offensive
180 pages; 28 chapters and 2 appendixes
It’s a funny thing about war. Sometimes the best army in the world is defeated by
weakness, betrayal or sabotage at home (at least that has been the norm since
World War II). Kaiserschlacht: German 1918 Offensive, provides evidence that
such chicanery caused the German Army to lose in World War I. It is very evident to
any reader of Kaiserschlacht: German 1918 Offensive that the World War I
German Army was far more enlightened and competent than their British, French,
and American adversaries. In their last major World War I offensive, the
Kaiserschlacht: German 1918 Offensive, the German Army demonstrated great
imagination and implementation of war-winning ideas. Its level of professionalism was
higher than that of its enemies, who copied many of its ideas.
Kaiserschlacht: German 1918 Offensive is also an e-book that spotlights just
what the German Army invested in their last great offensive, Kaiserschlacht or
Operation Michael. The best German minds devised the best organizations and
prepared them to win. Yet the German commander, Ludendorf, failed to develop his
plans to the extent necessary and thus a million of the world’s finest soldiers died. It's
all there, in the blood and tears of Kaiserschlacht: German 1918 Offensive.
“The concept of Stormtroopers developed from its beginning in March 1915, when a unit known as Sturmabteilung
Calsow (Calsow's Assault Detachment) under Major Calsow was formed by the German Eighth Army. By orders from the
War Ministry, the new Storm Battalion consisted of headquarters, two pioneer companies and a 37mm gun
(Sturmkanone) battery. The unit was to use heavy shields and body armor as protection in attacks.
This unit was however never employed in its intended role, instead used to defend against attacks in France. In June
this improper use of the unit had already cost the unit half its manpower, and for this Major Calsow was relieved, against
his protests that it was not his fault that the unit was not used as intended. In fact, Major Caslow was the victim of
conventional generals whom, in all armies, waste attack and elite forces because the generals in command are ignorant
or incompetent. The lesser ranking officer is always the scapegoat.”
Excerpt from Kaiserschlacht: German 1918 Offensive
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