German Paratroopers by Chris McNab
German Paratroopers, edited by military historian CHRIS McNAB, is a lavishly illustrated history of the elite Fallschirmjager units in World War II. Detailed captions and an informative text accompany over 200 previously unpublished photographs, many showing combat action. It includes dramatic accounts of daring missions including the capture of the fortress of Eben Emael and the audacious mountain-top rescue of Mussolini on Gran Sasso. A compelling read that will interest aviation historians and military enthusiasts. It concludes with a bibliography and a detailed index.
This first edition was published in 2000 by Aurum Press Ltd, London, England. It has pictorial, laminated hard covers and a dust jacket.