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The author concedes the fact that Gurderian never exercised truly independent command but he dismisses that with the assessment that Gurderian often found ways to circumvent the orders of his superiors. 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. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Please try your request again later. The strategy he unleashed created mcksey new terms in the military lexicon—panzer and blitzkrieg.
They were central to the careful, systematic reorganization and building up of the German military machine in the s and 30s. Only 2 left in stock more on the way. Despite his uncompromising attitude and a tendency toward tactlessness and acid humor, Guderian was a man of exceptional intellectual integrity and honesty.
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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. Refresh and try again. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.
Guderian: Panzer General
The Allied armies could only look on aghast at the prospect of total envelopment. Available for download now. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
But cautious leaders restrained Kennety for fear of his becoming overextended at the moment when one more swift advance would have completed the envelopment of the Allied armies. No other general in World War II—and only a few in history—have managed to impress so wide and intrinsic a change upon the military art in so short a time, and left such a trail of controversy in their wake. Your email address will not be published. A History of Tanks in Battle Nov 20, Kenbeth page was last edited on 12 Februaryat In an army well supplied with senior officers of outstanding intellect and enormous drive, Guderian won a pre-eminent reputation for seemingly inexhaustible spirits, inventiveness and an utter determination to have his way.
I don’t think the evidence supports that conclusion.
Tanks, a weapon-type that had barely demonstrated its potential beforedominated the divisions Guderian led. 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. He drove himself hard, and his chiefs of staff sometimes had difficulty in keeping track of him or his orders. He pushed his men lenneth, but they knew where they stood with macjsey, Macksey says.
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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 large part of Europe under German domination. He was an editor and contributor to Greenhill’s Alternate Decisions series since Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Publications [ edit ] The Shadow of Vimy Ridge. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
Ian Bennett rated it liked it Apr 08, Interesting book but the author was far too gracious with his praise of Gurderian. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Creator of the Blitzkrieg. Eric Walters rated it it was ok Dec 31, Josiah Mercer rated it really liked it Oct 23, The opposing French and Belgian armies had been outmaneuvered and demoralized, and the exhausted, outnumbered British Expeditionary Force BEF had been forced to pull back toward Dunkirk.
Cameron Wilson rated it really liked it Oct 02, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. 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.
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Kenneth Macksey provides a study of the policy-makers and tank strategists, the technical and tactical development, as well as presenting the story of the tank on the battlefield’the split-second decisions, the battle-weary crews, and the endless mud in this fascinating and detailed account of tank warfare.