This work charts the seemingly spontaneous growth of the Free Corps movement from the ashes of the Imperial German Army following the 1918 Armistice. It features accounts of dramatic and little-known campaigns inside Germany and on the Baltic and Polish frontiers.
Carlos Caballero Jurado was born in Ciudad Real, Spain, in 1957. He served as an NCO in the Spanish Army's Division Brunete (1st Armoured Division); and later graduated with a BA in History from the University of Alicante. He has written and co-written four Osprey titles; he is also the author of fourteen other books and numerous articles on military historical subjects, and his work has been translated into English and German.