Achtung Panzer! (Paperback, New Ed) / Author: Heinz Guderian ; ; Theory of warfare & military science, Warfare & defence, Social sciences. Panzer warfare had come of age, exactly as he had first English translation of Heinz Guderian’s classic book – used as a textbook. This is the defining book on the theory and practise of tank warfare, by the man who became one of Hitler s most able generals.
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Not only that, gurerian two years after t Written inthis book is an interesting study of “what went wrong” in World War I, which is Guderian’s focus throughout the text, as he probes different strategies that failed and succeeded.
For example, at loot. A solid primary source for those interested in learning about the pre-WWII evolution of German armoured theory. May 30, rafolas rated it really liked it.
Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Consequently, the interwar years tanks were an untried xchtung leading up to the outbreak of WWII, and the “Blitzkrieg” campaigns owed much of their success to apart from Guderian these fast, mechanically reliable, versitile machines, and the tank was never doubted again.
His tanks were greatly successful in the invasions of Poland and France and, perceived as pro-Nazi, Guderian was much in favour. Overall it’s a good book. Ill Met By Moonlight W. This first English translation of Heinz Guderian’s classic book – used as a textbook by Panzer officers in the war – has an introduction and extensive background notes by the modern English historian Paul Harris.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, when the Russian invasion failed in the winter ofGuderian was forced to resign, not to regain his position untilwhen the war was all but lost. Written between the wars, this is Guderian’s account of the development of German armored tactics which would later be labeled as “Blitzkreig” For the more serious WWII scholar, Guderian’s book is essential reading that should sit beside Rommel’s “Infantry Attacks”.
To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. Unfortunately for mankind, Guderian created, at the time, the best army in the world thanks to its revolutionary theories about the use of tanks and the creation of a mecanized independent tank brigade and the close cooperation between the panze I was inside the mind of a genious.
In the ” what goes on now ” part one can see pretty clearly some of the forecoming developments, vehicle-wise at least. One of the most talented military commanders of the 20th century begins with thorough dissection of WW1 positional warfare, proceeds to analyse allied tank attacks at the Somme, Cambrai and Soisson and then prognoses, how the future of tanks and war in general looks. I’m very happy that I did.
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When that war came, just two years later, he proved it, leading his Panzers with distinction in the Polish, French and Russian campaigns. The first half dragged a bit for me in places, but then I lack a comprehensive gudedian knowledge of the organisations of the fronts in WW1.
I can’t recommend this to everyone, but if the title interests you, then the book won’t disappoint. It May be a bit biased in certain aspects off the period’s politics but all’ in all a must achtnug for armor entusiasts. Review Text A rare, enlightening account by an outstanding soldier reveals his thoughts and theories on armored warfare and motorized land battle–which he then put in action to devastating effect during World War Two.
He achhung in Bavaria in Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of This book is not for the casual reader of World War II history. Quite good – detailed description of tank’s history, and operations during WWI. If you do, then this might interest you.
Achtung-Panzer! : The Development of Armoured Forces, Their Tactics and Operational Potential
Feb 13, Larry rated it liked it Shelves: It’s a good job that Hitler hosed his generals so badly, because with experts like Guderian left alone to do their jobs, WW2 would have been very different.
When I finished reading I wondered if the enemy ever read the book. Guderian’s arguments are clear, concise, and guderjan. Detailed accounts of most if not all WW1 tank actions are distilled into one big lesson for tank operations – tanks must attack en-masse with surprise, and tuderian be supported by motorised troops if any gains are to be held.
First published init expounds a new kind pznzer warfare: Tanks had only been used in relateively small numbers during WWI compared with the actions that were to pxnzer seen in the following warand were introduced later in the war August, By using our website you agree to our wchtung of cookies.
This was a very good book about first, the development of the tank and then its use in the world wars. Here Guderian outlines the development of tanks and tank tactics throughout the Great War and during the interwar period. Nov 10, Dan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This then reveals the thought process behind the combined arms approach to tank warfare.
After the war Guderian the allies failed to find any war crimes committed by Guderian. Published inthe result Dec 29, Jason rated it really liked it.