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.
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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.
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.
- Tiger I (Heavy Tank)
- Panzer IV (Light Tank)
- Flakpanzer (Mobile AA/SWoWWII)
- CA M11/39 (Armored Car/RtR)
- Sturmgeschutz (Tank Hunter/RtR)
- Wespe (Artillery)
- Sturmtiger (Artillery/SWoWWII)
- Flak 38 (AA Emplacement)
- PAK 40 (Anti-tank emplacement)
- MG42 (Machine gun emplacement)
- Defgun (Coastal Artillery)
- Wasserfall (AA Rocket/SWoWWII)
- Bf 109 (Fighter)
- HO-229 (Fighter/SWoWWII)
- Ju-87 Stuka (Dive Bomber)
- Natter rocket plane (Fighter/SWoWWII)
- Ju-88A (Bomber)
- BF110 (Level Bomber/RtR)
Germany is the main enemy faction in the singleplayer, encountered in the 1940, 1942 and 1944 sections of My Country Calling, Under No Flag, Nordlys and Tirailleur war stories, while friendly forces appear during The Last Tiger.
The faction has have several soldier types of both normal and elite variety, with the latter having higher health, better weapons and a unique appearance - regular enemies wear gray or khaki uniforms and standard stahlhems, while elites may be identified by their darker camouflage patterned clothing, non-standard headgear and frequent use of face coverings. Additionally, in Tirailleur some Germans appear to be Fallschirmjäger units, identified by their unique autumn camouflage and paratrooper helmets.
- Assault - uses an MP40 or M30 Drilling, and can throw Stick grenades or Smoke Grenades. Elites are equipped with StG 44s. Standard assaults wear The Paladin outfit set, and elites the Retribution uniform and Silver Dagger headgear. Fallschirmjäger wear The Paladin uniform colored brown-green.
- Medic - uses a Gewehr 43 and can revive wounded friendlies. Can be identified by the white Sanitäter helmet and Paladin uniform as well as crutches on his back.
- Support - carries an FG-42 as well as a Panzerfaust which can be fired at the player to destroy cover. Elites use the MG 42. Regulars wear The Gravedigger and elites the Hades outfit sets. Fallschirmjägers wear colored The Gravedigger torso and Standard Fallschirmjäger or Stag's Blood helmets.
- Recon - issued an iron sighted Kar98k and a Flare Gun to call in mortar attacks. Elite recons carry Gewehr M95/30s. Wears The Wolf long coat and Cap.
- Flame Trooper - uses a flamethrower and has high health. If damaged enough, their fuel tank will catch fire and explode. Flametrooper wears camouflage jacket (woodland in Tirailleur, winter in Nordlys), Stahlhelm and gas mask.
- Officer - encountered rarely throughout the singleplayer, but appears more frequently in Combined Arms. Wears a black version of The Aristocrat uniform and the Phantom Major cap. Wields an MP40.
Germany is the sole enemy faction in the co-op mode of Battlefield V, Combined Arms. Their soldier types, equipment and appearance are generally identical to the faction's appearance in singleplayer.
In the Multiplayer, the Wehrmacht is one of the two launch factions; Opposing the British Army in the Western, North African and Norwegian fronts.
Like Battlefield 1942, the Wehrmacht uses predominantly German made equipment. Uniquely, their light tank is Czechoslovakian.
- Sturmtiger (Squad Reinforcement)
- Sd. Kfz 251 Pakwagen (Squad Reinforcement)
- Tiger I
- Panzer IV
- Flakpanzer IV
- Panzer 38(t)
- Sd. Kfz 251 Halftrack
- Sturmgeschütz IV
- The Wehrmacht soldiers in Battlefield 1942 were voiced by Macro Kroger.