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The Balkenkreuz, emblem of the Wehrmacht as seen on many vehicles

The Wehrmacht (English: Defense Force) was the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany, combining the Heer (army), the Kriegsmarine (navy) and the Luftwaffe (air force). With German Elite Forces being an unspecified elite force within the Wehrmacht.

Battlefield 1942Edit

In Battlefield 1942, the Wehrmacht is a part of the Axis, fighting the United States Army, British Army, Canadian Army, Free French Forces and the Red Army on multiple fronts in Europe.

It is one of the three German factions in game, with the other being the Afrika Korps and German Elite Forces.

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Unlike all other factions, the Wehrmacht uses only indigenous equipment.

The Wehrmacht wear field grey tunics with black Y-harness web gear, which may also includes brown leather ammo pouches and a pistol holster. They have black boots, and wear on their heads the distinctive stahlhelm in dull gray, with an insignia on their left and right side. In general, the faction does not carry backpacks with the exception of the Engineer, as well as the Scout kit, which is equipped with a portable radio.



1942 GA Scout


1942 GA Assault


1942 GA Antitank


1942 GA Medic


1942 GA Engineer

Vehicles usedEdit

The Wehrmacht uses exclusively indigenous equipment with the sole exception of their Armored Car, which is Italian.

Vehicle wise, all of Germany's vehicles are painted in a solid dark grey camouflage.


Light VehiclesEdit


  • Flak 38 (AA Emplacement)
  • PAK 40 (Anti-tank emplacement)
  • MG42 (Machine gun emplacement)
  • Defgun (Coastal Artillery)



Battlefield VEdit

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The Wehrmacht is to be featured in Battlefield V. It is one of two factions available at launch, along with the British Army.


  • The Wehrmacht soldiers in Battlefield 1942 were voiced by Macro Kroger.