Why were the Germans so advanced during both World Wars?

The German Army of both wars was more efficient and had better tactics and equipment. This is agreed on by Allied commanders of the time and historians today. They lost because their enemies had far more men and natural resources. They were also very inventive. The shape of the World War I German helmet was better... show more The German Army of both wars was more efficient and had better tactics and equipment. This is agreed on by Allied commanders of the time and historians today. They lost because their enemies had far more men and natural resources. They were also very inventive. The shape of the World War I German helmet was better than the Allied ones and almost all militaries use it today. They also had the world's first submachine gun. In World War II they had the world's first general purpose machine gun, assault rifle, jet fighter, jet bomber, rocket-propelled aircraft, ballistic missile, guided missile, the list goes on. German scientists and inventors were highly sought after after the war by the Allies.
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