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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Nov 10, Dan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Born inHeinz Guderian served in World War One, came to Hitler’s attention inwas made corps commander of Panzer troops and promoted to General in Detailed accounts of most if not all WW1 tank actions are distilled into one big lesson for tank operati Hitler’s gudeerian general documents the dawn of armoured warfare.
If you do, then this might interest you. However, whenthe Russian invasion failed in the winter ofGuderian was forced to resign, not to regain his position untilwhen the war was all but lost. If you’re an armoured warfare buff, this is a must-read. Published inthe result We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
When he published his views in the book became a bestseller and yet few of the readers appreciated that the words would become the battle doctrine for Hitler’s Panzer as they swept across Europe in the following five years. The Fall of Carthage Adrian Goldsworthy. A superb book on the development and theory of armored warfare prior to ww2.
It’s perhaps the last 4th of the book that contains the more straightforward discussion of what is needed to create such a force and how to employ it using surprise and terrain, and deploying the force ‘en masse’ at a decisive point, and his insistence on the use of radios, being the most memorable ones for me. That of using the tank as the primary weapon to achieve victory.
After the war Guderian played the book and his own role up a little bit but he was undoubtedly an important player in the development of Germany’s Panzer Forces. Fortress Malta James Holland. Aug 31, Ben rated it really liked it.
Achtung Panzer! – Heinz Guderian!
This is one of the most significant military books of the twentieth century. The Second World War: This article about a book on military history is a stub. The many photographs included in the German edition are included, as are the excellent maps and, perhaps best of all, the little silhouettes used “Heinz Guderian’s most famous book is really about armored fighting vehicles, but its enduring value comes from its approach Steal the book-cover off something else preferably something socially acceptable like the newest addition to the YA fiction craze if you’re going to read this on the bus.
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.
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. My Life with Wagner. Reading through some of the theories and strategies could, at times, be a little tedious.
I was inside the mind of a genious. When that war came, just two years later, he proved it, leading his Panzers with distinction in the Polish, French and Russian campaigns.
His insights were proved very soon after this book was published- and when german tanks overran Poland, France, and a big chunk of USSR, Germany had mainly Guderian to thank for it.
Guderian looked at armor from a variety of perspectives When that war came, just two years later, he proved it, leading his Panzers with distinction in the Gderian, French and Russian campaigns. 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.
Achtung-Panzer!: The Development of Armoured Forces, Their Tactics and Operational Potential
User Review – Flag as inappropriate Achtung-Panzer! The many photographs included in the German edition are included, as are the excellent maps and, perhaps best of all, the little silhouettes used in the original to end each chapter.
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