German Soldiers of World War II: Why They Were the Best, and Why They Still Lost

Mark Weber
Institute for Historical Review 
(2600 words)

The German soldiers of World War II have often been portrayed, both during the war and in the decades since, as simple-minded, unimaginative and brutish. Hollywood movies and popular U.S. television shows have for years contrasted confident, able and “cool” American GIs with slow-witted, cynical and cruel Germans.

German soldiers like these
fought with unmatched ability,
daring and resourcefulness
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