The East German Volksarmee, or Peoples’ Army, has the reputation of being the most well-trained of all the Warsaw Pact armies. It has a high proportion of professional soldiers and is well-equipped. 9. Panzerdivision, or 9th Tank Division, in particular is equipped with T-72M tanks and BMP-1 and BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles. The motor rifle divisions are equipped with fully modernised T-55AM2 tanks, BMP-1s and BTR-60 8-wheeled armoured personal carriers.
Volks Armee tells the story of Oberleutnant Fritz Fischer’s Company of T-72 tanks and their manoeuvres on the West German frontier. Volks Armee provides players with Army lists for a T-55AM2 Panzer Bataillon, T-72M Panzer Bataillon, BMP Mot-Schützen Bataillon, or BTR-60 Mot-Schützen Bataillon as well as history of the East German army, 9. Panzerdivision, and Panzer Bataillon 2, painting guides and scenarios.
- Background on the East German army.
- 9. Panzerdivision, and Panzer Bataillon 2.
- Instructions on how to build a T-55AM2 Panzer Bataillon, T-72M Panzer Bataillon, BMP Mot-Schützen Bataillon, or BTR-60 Mot-Schützen Bataillon.
- A detailed painting guide to help you prepare your East Germans for combat.