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    Does anyone possess any information about this man and the military operations that he ran? Any books that mention him or cover his actions at Verdun and the Argonne woods?

    Very interesting and capable man, a Pionier=Offizier, if you didn't know (when promoted far enough, a pionier officer became a General der Infanterie, sometimes obscuring his branch of service.

    I can think of dozens of books, but they all are in German. He pioneered (pun intended) innovative combined-arms tactics in the Argonne. I think he was pushed aside at Verdun when he very reasonably became pessamistic about the prospects for continuing success and the decent into a mutual bloodbath.

    Bob Lembke

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