The Kampfgruppe Headquarters is the primary command structure. Its Pioneers can construct all base buildings once the battle phases are complete.
The Infanterie Kompanie provides the core Grenadier Infantry with the support they need to seize territory and set up a strong defensive front.
Leichte Mechanized Kompanie
The Leichte Mechanized Kompanie provides mobile units and a strong anti-tank base to supplement hard-hitting Panzergrenadier infantry.
Support Armor Korps
The Support Armor Korps provides mobile fire support and air protection to infantry and armored forces. Hard-hitting assault guns can tackle a variety of targets.
Heavy Panzer Korps
The Heavy Panzer Korps supports the deployment of the heaviest vehicles in the German army, suited to mobile warfare against the most powerful opponents.
Pioneers are basic combat troops whose primary tasks are building structures, creating or clearing battlefield obstacles, and attacking enemy defensive positions.
MG42 Heavy Machine Gun Team
Once set up, the MG42's amazing rate of fire can rapidly suppress infantry within its arc of fire. 1200 rounds per minute causes all but the very foolhardy to hug the dirt.
SdKfz 250 Half-track
The Sdkfz 250 Haltrack is a fast moving light vehicle that can garrison one squad of infantry. The units stationed inside can fire out of the halftrack while benefiting from its protection.
The Grenadier is the core infantry soldier of the German army. These troops are trained and experienced, capably led, and well equipped--the equal of any soldier in the war.
GrW 34 Mortar Team
GrW 34 8cm mortar teams provide effective indirect fire support on the battlefield. A high angle can hit targets behind objects, and a good rate of fire can saturate the area.
German snipers are well trained, armed with accurate G43 rifles with high-quality optics, and issued specially made ammunition for improved hit probability.
Panzergrenadiers are well-trained infantry who can fight infantry or vehicles when properly equipped. These elite infantry carry assault rifles and grenades.
SdKfz 222 Scout Car
This advanced four-wheel-drive scout car has good speed, and sloped armor adds protection from small arms. Equiped with a 2cm autocannon and MG34 machine gun provide solid firepower.
SdKfz 251 Half-track
The SdKfz 251 Half-track is a robust and reliable MG-armed vehicle that offers good protection against small-arms fire and provides a stable firing platform for troops inside.
Pak 40 7.5cm Anti-tank Gun
One of the most effective weapons of its kind, a high rate of fire, accuracy, and excellent penetration make every vehicle on the battlefield vulnerable to the 7.5cm Pak 40.
Sdkfz 234 'Puma' Armored Car
This advanced eight-wheel armored car has a high max speed but poor cross country capabiltiies. The 50mm cannon deals good damage to vehicles while the coaxial MG42 machine gun provides minor anti-infantry fire.
StuG III Ausf. E Assault Gun
The StuG III Ausfuhrung E (Model E) with the StuK 37 7.5cm gun is effectively mobile artillery, designed to support infantry forces against almost any obstacle they encounter.
Flakpanzer IV Ostwind
Designed to counter enemy fighter-bombers, this anti-aircraft support tank uses a rapid-firing 3.7cm gun to frequently engage soft ground targets. A deadly and rare vehicle.
StuG III Ausf. G Assault Gun
Adding the high velocity StuK 40 7.5cm gun to the StuG III creates a true multirole assault gun. Capable of destroying tanks at great range as well as smashing defenses and enemy concentrations with high-explosive rounds.
Panzer IV Ausf. H Medium Tank
The versatile Panzer IV has been updated through the war with increasingly powerful guns and more effective armor to maintain its effectiveness as a frontline battle tank.
Panther PzKpfw V Medium Tank
Germany's premier medium tank, the Panther has great frontal protection but weaker side and rear armor. The deadly KwK 42 75mm main gun provides excellent armor penetration.
Sturmpanzer IV "Brummbär"
Known by its nickname "Brummbär," this heavy assault gun has a 15cm howitzer in an armored casemate. It brings its gun into close range and smashes the enemy with 40kg shells.
Panzerwerfer 42 Multiple Rocket Launcher
The Panzerwerfer 42 mounts a ten-tube 15cm Nebelwerfer launcher on an armored half-track chassis. The saturation barrage is deadly against infantry and other light targets.
Panzer IV Command Tank
This command version of the Panzer IV carries extra radios for better coordination and control of nearby military forces.
Elite infiltration troops who are experts at disrupting enemy supply lines and ambush tactics. These units can be deployed from any ambient building.
Artillery Field Officer
This Lieutenant Colonel of Artillery and his retinue provide artillery support and drive to nearby troops.
Opel Blitz Cargo Truck
This unit can lockdown on territories and increase resource income. Generates an additional 5 munition and 3 fuel per minute on a regular point, 11 munition on a munition point, and 7 fuel on a fuel point while in lockdown.
Tiger PzKpfw VI
The most well-rounded heavy tank in the war, the Tiger's mix of armor, mobility, and firepower is legendary. The deadly 88mm KwK 36 gun can crush the armor of any enemy tank.
SdKfz 250/7 Mortar Half-track
This mobile light half-track can fire an 8cm Mortar barrage and then quickly move. The SdKfz 250 offers reasonable protection to the crew when firing a barrage in combat conditions.
Elefant Heavy Tank Destroyer
This heavy tank destroyer has a massive armor envelope and one of the most potent guns ever mounted on a fighting vehicle: The 88mm Pak43. Weighing 65 tons, it is slow to react.
Osttruppen are a cheap and numerous infantry unit that is of low quality. The units are more effective at shooting when they are placed in a static cover or garrison position.
Tiger Ace PzKpfw VI
This Tiger Tank and its crew are the veterans of countless battles. Through experience, they have become experts at knocking out enemy tanks and living to tell the tale. This Tiger commander emphasizes caution and awareness over speed.
Assault Grenadiers are specially equipped with MP40s and model 24 grenades to clear enemy units out of defensive positions.
Jaeger Command Squad
German Infantry Doctrine
German Mechanized Doctrine
Close Air Support Doctrine
Assault Support Doctrine
Festung Armor Doctrine
Festung Support Doctrine
Fortified Armor Doctrine
Luftwaffe Supply Doctrine
Defensive Doctrine (Community)
Elite Troops Doctrine
Mechanized Assault Doctrine
Mobile Defense Doctrine
Jaeger Armor Doctrine
Jaeger Infantry Doctrine
Joint Operations Doctrine
Lightning War Doctrine