The Wehrmacht was the unifed armed forces of Germany from 1935 to 1945. At the start of the war, about 21 million but by the end of the war about 2 million were left. The commander in chief was Adolf Hitler.
The Wehrmacht was formed from the Freidensheer the Peace Army in 1935 when Hitler became the commander in chief. They came into the view of the world with the successful invasions of Poland in September 1939 , Norway and Denmark in April 1940, Belguim France and the Netherlands in May 1940 and the Soviet Union June 1941.
The seemingly unstopable Wehrmacht was halted in 1942 at the city of Stalingrad in Russia and also in Tunis in North Africa. From that day, the Wehrmact was constantly retreating. On June 6th 1944, the allies invaded mainland France in D-Day, and pushed the germans out all there occupied countries.
On December 16th 1944, the germans attempted one last counter-attack in the Battle of the Bulge but failed. The allies pushed back the wehrmacht further into Germany with the soviets encircling Berlin. With the war failed, Adolf Hitler commited suicide on the 30th of April. Grand Admiral Karl Donitz took charge and surrended on the 8th of May.
- Gewehr 43
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- Sturmgewehr 44
- Luger P08
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