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A master of strategy and tactics, he built the Panzer force in the face of opposition from the German General Staff, and personally led the lightening campaigns by tanks and aircraft that put a mackaey part of Europe under German domination. Not a Nazi himself, but portrayed as an archetypically ideal Prussian officer, Guderian is contrasted to Hitler and his sycophants. Guderian, creator of mackseh blitzkrieg by Kenneth Macksey Book 6 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide Heinz Guderian was known as the panzer general.
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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. From Prehistory to the Present Day Sep 01, Although well written and not overly technical, I imagine this would not be a very rewarding read for someone less familiar with the historical background. Want to Read saving…. There is a striking conviction about these self-contained scenarios.
But it is as much for his role in the formation and development of the Luftwaffe that Kesselring is remembered-his were many of the ideas, plans and insights about the part played by aircraft in the land battle. Kenneth Macksey reveals Guderian as a brilliant rebel in search of ideals, and a general whose personality, genius, and achievements transcended those — Revealing biography of a famous German general — Information from the extensive Guderian family archivesA master of strategy and tactics, Guderian was the officer most responsible for creating blitzkrieg in World War II.
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They responded to him because he fought at their side in a way that few commanders ever did. The strategy he unleashed created two new terms in the military lexicon—panzer and blitzkrieg. Chad rated it liked it Apr 24, The author concedes the fact that Gurderian never exercised truly independent command but he dismisses that with the assessment that Gurderian o Interesting book but the author was far too gracious with his praise of Gurderian. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Get to Know Us. Kenneth Macksey reveals Guderian as a brilliant rebel mackseu search of ideals, and a general whose personality, genius, and achievements transcended those of Rommel. Technical innovations and weapon capabilities retain practicability, with later technology excluded. Provide feedback about this page.
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Interesting and intriguing cover of his wartime career by an excellent author. The soldiers were touched by his warm humanity, the essence of leadership. The book of women’s achievements by Joan Macksey Book 6 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.
Macksey gained a permanent commission inwas transferred to the Royal Tank Regiment inreached the rank of major in and retired from the Army in The Making of the Luftwaffe Mar 19, The Penguin encyclopedia of weapons and military technology: Ian Bennett rated it liked it Apr 08, The Allied armies could only look on aghast at the prospect of total envelopment.
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But is still a valuable read on that era. The Hitler Options is a fascinating collection of original studies raising new possibilities, and will grip the reader as much by its thought-provoking content as by the sheer excitement of campaigns and battles that might have dramatically changed the history of the world. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Discusses errors of military campaigns in World Macksye II.
Tom rated it liked it Sep 27, Panzer division, the mailed fist by Kenneth Macksey Book 18 editions published between and in English and German and held by WorldCat kenneyh libraries worldwide 2. Only 1 left in stock more on the way. So it misses its mark as objective, a military history or a political history.
Views Read Edit View history. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Few historians are better qualified to write a study of Guderian than Macksey, a year veteran of the Royal Tank Regiment and the author of several acclaimed works on armor and military technology.