illustrated volume is the first hardbound book to be published by Luftverlag-Start.
Comprising about 160 pages, with unique and previously unpublished photographs,
it portrays the battles fought by army units to defend the frontiers of the
186 illustrations, thereof 23 in color, are all operational photos from the
German side and not Allied postwar photos. Most were taken by German soldiers
during the final battles and thus represent unique photographic documents, for
by then film was difficult to obtain and photography rare. The black-and-white
photos are supplemented by three rare color photos, also taken during the
fighting. The photographs, accompanied by extensive and detailed text and maps,
are reproduced to the highest possible standard on good quality glossy paper.
the book’s main themes are:
with dust cover, large-format 25 x 28 cm