Italeri made 1/72 WWII German Paratroopers (6045) World War Soldiers Military Series assembly kit
The “Fallschirmjäger” have been, throughout the war, merged within the fighting systems of Luftwaffe for a much better coordination aided by the environment forces. The conquest of Crete during procedure Merkur, in May 1941, had been one of many main successes of German paratroopers. However the casualties was indeed therefore high that their use was indeed usually limited to towards the top infantry component over as airborne troops. In March 1944, General Kurt scholar's first Division Fallschirmjäger, keeping their ground one of the ruins of Monastery of Montecassino, strenuously resisted the advancing Allies. Their opposition was indeed for that reason intense that they were nicknamed the “Green Devils”.