Bloodhounds of Berlin


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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 201, no. 025 (February 2005), p. 24-31


With the end of World War One, Germany was plunged into political chaos. As Left-wingers fought to win control, a new power emerged on the streets of Berlin - the Freikorps - gangs of ex-soldiers who vented their anger on the revolutionaries around them. Simon Rees reveals the events that led to the rise of this new force