It is a softcover book with glossy heavy stock for the covers and nice weight semi-matte paper within. This allows for a high reproduction quality so the limitations one finds are with the photograph itself. A nice feature of the covers is that both are extended and folded over allowing them to be used as a bookmark to hold one's pot during reading or for that photograph one needs.
As one can see, the Table of Contents actually starts in 1942, and ends with the Gebirgstruppen's efforts in the West in 1945.
Unlike other Casemate Illustrated books, this one doesn't offer any color profiles at all. Instead, a large percentage of the photographs and artwork are in full color.
The text, translated by Alan McKay, is quite readable and the captions are accurate when cross-referencing to other books on the subject.
The book rounds up with a list of sources used as well as an index. The second volume was worth the wait.