Nazi - Generic German Infantryman, 1939
rating: +2+x

By Michele A.

Notwithstanding the page name, this guy is not a Nazi party member. He's just a German soldier in 1939. His main motivation is the same as that of many young men like him in his day, patriotism.
This is a very generic German infantryman, with no special personal Traits, save the most common ones.
His Attributes and Skills reflect the fact that in 1939, the average soldier was pretty thoroughly trained and physically conditioned; also, he belongs to a first-class division, in which most privates would be young, healthy and bright for their age.
Height: 5'11", weight: 155 lbs., age: 21.

ST: 11 HP: 11 Speed: 5.5
DX: 11 Will: 11 Move: 4
IQ: 11 Per: 11
HT: 11 FP: 11 SM: 0
Dodge: 7 Parry: 8 DR: 4,0,2

Mauser Karabiner 98K 7.92mm Mauser (13): 7d pi
Bayonet, Fine (7): 1d cut, Reach C,1; 1d imp, Reach C
Rifle-fixed bayonet thrust (10): 1d+3 imp, Reach 1,2*
Straight rifle-butt thrust (8): 1d+1 cr, Reach 1
Punch (12): 1d-2 cr, Reach C
Kick (10): 1d cr, Reach C,1

Traits: Addiction (Tobacco); Duty (Heer; 15 or less; Extremely Hazardous); Fanaticism (Patriotism); Fit.
Skills: Armoury/TL6 (Small Arms)-10; Brawling-12; Camouflage-11; Climibing-10; Explosives/TL6 (Demolition)-10; First Aid/TL6-11; Gambling-10; Gunner/TL6 (Machine Gun)-11; Guns/TL6 (Light Machine Gun)-12; Guns/TL6 (Rifle)-13; Hiking-10; Jumping-11; Navigation/TL6 (Land)-10; Savoir-Faire (Military)-11; Scrounging-11; Soldier/TL6-12; Spear-10; Stealth-10; Survival (Woodlands)-10; Swimming-11; Teamster (Equines)-10; Throwing-10; Traps/TL6-10.



  • Mauser Karabiner 98K 7.92mm Mauser Bolt-action rifle
  • 12 reloads, 7.92mm Mauser ammo
  • Two ammo pouches
  • Web gear
  • Bayonet, Fine
  • Entrenching tool
  • Gas mask and container
  • Uniform
  • Medium Helmet. Gives DR 4 to Head, Skull.
  • Boots, hobnailed. Give DR 2 to Feet.
  • Canteen
  • First Aid Kit
  • Ration, Iron
  • Personal Basics

Encumbrance: Light.

Parry score is with the rifle, held two-handed.
Based on the Infantryman Template, GURPS WWII, p. 72, with adjustments from 3e to 4e.


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