Ever wanted to know about night combat? The techniques and methods used by military operations for night combat?
Then this is the article for you.
The material for this study was prepared for the Historical Division, EUCOM, by a group of former German generals and general staff officers.
The principal author, former Brig. Gen. Alfred Toppe, and most of his associates served for extended periods on the Russian Front during World War II. Moreover, most of them held assignments involving troop training.
Night operations call for disciplined, cool, self–reliant troops. The mental strain involved in night combat is severe; it is easier to endure in periods of activity than during long spells of inactivity.
Find out more about night operations in this informative guide.