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!
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."
Chief of the German War Economy
(Speaking after the War)
Field Marshal Gunther von
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.