The effectiveness of its artillery arm was one of the dominating features of the German army on the battlefields of the Western Front in World War I. The expertise and technology that had made it so effective in that conflict werer never lost, so the ground was already laid for the rapid expansion of artillery of all types for the new Wehrmacht. Included is unique war footage now available for the first time on DVD.
Though the Panzer division of the German Army is better known today, the real military workhorses were the guns of the Wehrmacht, with their advanced technology and effectiveness. The Germans relied heavily upon them in the First World War, and when rearmament for the next war began, it was the Wehrmacht that once again led the way into battles both victorious and unsuccessful.
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