Hilsenbeck, Joachim, Steinach-Verlag, Reutlingen,
Germany 2004 (German)
Simply outstanding for 212
pages! The same high quality as the Wurttemberg book by
the same publisher. It is in German.
This offers DETAILED narrative of the Officer helmets
with period photographs of that helmet in use. It is not
ALL of the officer helmets and concentrates like Trawnick's
book on foot regiments.
The helmets themselves are
captured in stunning quality. Pages 16-75 are covering
General's helmets only. Well not actually it also
includes the flügeladjutant helmets in detail. 76-93
are the Prussian Gd. Regiments, 94-106 are Prussian
Grenadier Regiments. 106-133 include Infantry regiments
13-96. Pg 134-142 is the Saxon Army. 143-147 the Grand
Duchy of Baden. 149-156 Grand Duchy of Hesse. 157-165 Is
the Kingdom of Wurttemberg. 166-170 is Bavaria. 171-187
is Jäger, Schützen and other Shako troops. 188-207
Pioneer and Verkehstruppen.
There is a very
small section on Landwehr. This is not comprehensive
but concentrates on foot regiments. So additional
volumes are awaited on Artillery and cavalry. Volume 2 has been published but I do not yet have it.
coverage of flügelagutants is unique. No one has
this depth of picture. Specific pictures exist of
the flame thrower officers and the honorary pioneer
company in 117th Hessian. It is in incredible
A very minor gripe is the dust cover. Nicely done
but like too tight and falls off and bends