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German Army and Navy Uniforms and Insignia, 1871-1918

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German Army and Navy Uniforms and Insignia, 1871-1918
  • Originally published in 1968
    • 204 pages, 74 photos, 138 illustrations and drawings, 58 B&W uniform plates
  • Free PDF download
Covers the German Army and Navy, its units, structure, organization, uniforms, and insignia, from the Franco-Prussian War through the end of World War I.

This is a compilation of a variety of textual and illustrative materials from various sources, some of it contemporary or produced not long after the events.

  • The German Army
    • Historical Sketch of the Army
    • Organization of the Army
      • General Organization, Duty, and Liability to Service
      • Recruiting, Enlistment, Discharge, and Controlling Organization
      • The Army on a Peace Footing
      • The Army on a War Footing
    • Composition of the Army
      • The German Infantry
      • The German Cavalry
      • The German Artillery
      • The German Engineers
      • The German Military Train
      • The German Colonial Troops
    • Classification and Distribution of the Army
      • The Imperial Headquarters
      • The Military Cabinet
      • The General Staff of the Army
      • The Army Inspections
      • The Army Corps
    • The General Staff of the German Army
    • The Training of Noncommissioned Officers and Men
    • The Training of the Commanders
    • Supplement to the Organization, Composition, and Strength of the German Army
  • The German Navy
    • Historical Sketch of the Navy
    • Organization of the Navy
    • Composition of the Navy
    • Classification of the Navy
      • Naval Cabinet at Berlin
      • Imperial Naval Administration, Berlin
      • Warships and War Vessels
  • The German Army 1914-1918
    • The German Army
    • Uniforms of the German Air Force in World War I
    • The Austro-Hungarian Army
  • Accoutrements
  • German Army Badges of 1914
  • Helmets
  • Rank and Insignia of the German Navy in WWI
  • German Army Pistols
  • Rifles and Muskets Used by the German Armies
  • World War One German Machine Guns

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