Osprey's exam of German troops within the post-World struggle I (1914-1918) interval. The troops returning domestic to Germany after the 1918 Armistice discovered their nation riven through inner unrest, and its japanese borders threatened. notwithstanding reluctant to help the hot Republic, the numerous loose Corps shaped by means of ex-Imperial infantrymen fought furiously opposed to Communist revolutionaries at domestic and varnish and Bolshevik Russian strain at the frontiers. Later delivering a lot of the manpower for the recent Reichswehr, the unfastened Corps could have powerful hyperlinks with the nascent Nazi celebration. This concise account of a little-known yet relevant episode within the background of twentieth century Germany is illustrated with infrequent pictures, and ten color plates displaying extraordinary information of uniforms and insignia.
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