|About the Book|
Hitlers airborne army was one of the most important secret weapons, contributing to his victory of 1940. Its leader, General Kurt Student, became in consequence one of his favourites. After the disastrous victoryin Crete in 1941, Students parachutists never dropped again, but in a ground role they maintained their elite status and added to their list of remarkable exploits until the very end.***Student is part of Ballantines Illustrated History of the Violent Century, and is Book #15 in the War Leader Book series.