Within this section you will find 14 different timelines, whose scope will take you from the sweltering deserts of North Africa in to the endless winters of Russia and from the murderous convoy battles of the North Atlantic to the insect infested jungles of Burma. Enjoy!
"In the burning and devastated cities, we daily experienced the direct impact of war. It spurred us to do our utmost...the bombing and the hardships that resulted from them (did not) weaken the morale of the populace."
Albert Speer Chief of the German War Economy (Speaking after the War)
Field Marshal Gunther
German StuG III
The Sturmgeschutz III was cheaper and quicker to manufacture than a tank and by 1943 the assault gun battalions were being employed as substitute armour, although the limited gun traverse was a serious disadvantage when on the offensive.