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GORDON WILLIAMSON, colour plates by RON VOLSTAD
AFRIKAKORPS 1941-43

AFRIKAKORPS 1941-43
INTRODUCTION
THE CAMPAIGN
Rommel's first campaign, February 1941
'Brevity' and 'Battleaxe', May-June 1941
'Crusader', November 1941
January-June 1942: Rommel rebounds
September-November 1942: Alam Haifa and Alamein
Tunisia
DAK ORGANISATION
Air and Sea Forces
Commanders of the German Forces in North Africa
THE MAJOR FORMATIONS
5 leichte Division/21 Panzer Division
Major units (Feb. 1941)
10 Panzer Division
Major units (Jan. 1943)
15 Panzer Division
Major units (April 1942)
90 leichte Afrika Division
Major units (late 1942)
164 leichte Afrika Division
Major units
334 Infanterie Division
Major units (Nov. 1942)
999 leichte Afrika Division
Major units (Jan. 1943)
Division von Broich/von Manteuffel
Major units (March 1943)
Division 'Hermann Göring'
Fallschirmjäger Brigade Ramcke
Special Units: Infanterie Lehr Regiment zbV Brandenburg
Sonderverband 288
'Free Arabian Corps'
UNIFORMS AND INSIGNIA
Headgear
Uniform garments
Luftwaffe Tropical Uniforms
Headgear
Naval Tropical Uniforms
Other insignia
Campaign Decorations
THE PLATES
A: Uniform insignia
B: Uniform insignia
C: Vehicle insignia
D1: Obergefreiter, Infantry
D2: Unteroffizier, Panzer troops
D3: Feldwebel, Panzer troops
E1: Major, Aufklärungs-Abteilung 33
E2: Oberstleutnant, Infantry
E3: Generalmajor
F1: Oberfeldwebel, Pioneers
F2: Unteroffizier, Pioneers
F3: Obergefreiter, Artillery
G1: Leutnant, Luftwaffe Flakartillerie
G2: Hauptmann lighter pilot, Luftwaffe Fliegertruppe
G3: Oberstleutnant, Luftwaffe Fliegertruppe
H1: Jäger, Fallsehirmjäger-Brigade Ramcke, 1942
H2: Oberfeldwebel, Panzer-Regiment 'Hermann Göring', 1943
H3: Leutnant, Jäger-Regiment 'Hermann Göring', 1943
I1: Bootsman, Kriegsmarine, shore duty
I2: Kapitänleutnant, Kriegsmarine
I3: Stabsteuermann, Kriegsmarine
J1: Oberfeldwebel, Sonderverband 288
J2: Stabsfeldwebel, Feldgendarmerie
J3: Sonderführer
K1: Freiwilliger, Deutsche-Arabische Lehr-Abteilung
K2: Army Protestant chaplain
K3: SS-Untersturmführer, Einsatzkommando Tunis
L1: Nurse, German Red Cross
L2: Driver, 4th Motor Transport Regiment, NSKK
L3: TN-Vormann, Technisches Nothilfe

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