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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Second part of the book provides some details about building the new army after WWI, and thoughts about future operations.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Guderiann can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Military theory books Military books German non-fiction books Military history book stubs. Heinz Guderian was a pioneer in the development of armored warfare and the most important military strategist in the first half of the 20th century.

It is no wonder, reading through this book, that the Germany tank forces and indeed military as a whole were so successful during the opening years of the Second Gkderian War.

Find a book you’ll love, get our newsletter name email. Containing tank development start from its first introduction in ww1 to its possible usage for the next war.

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With an Introduction by John Miller. A very, very interesting read. 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 must be supported by motorised troops if any gains are to be held.


Mud, Blood and Poppycock Gordon Corrigan. First published init expounds a new kind of warfare: If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents.

Consequently, the interwar years tanks were an untried weapon 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. The Ludendorff O Heinz Guderian was a pioneer in the development of armored warfare and the most important military strategist in the first half of the 20th century. 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.

I can’t recommend this to everyone, but if the title interests you, then the book won’t disappoint.

Heinz Guderian writing in theorizes what he called Total War, and we called Blitzkrieg. In the days to come the Goddess of Victory will bestow her laurels only on those who prepared to act with daring.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. However, enthusiasts should take note that much of the book centres on Guderian’s analysis of Allied tank usage during the Great War, so be prepared for an historical lesson within an historical lesson. This book is a short but thoughtful book. Nov 10, Dan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: If only Arabs Egyptians and Syrians have read this book and Mastered the theory and practice preached in this masterpiece textbook, they wouldn’t have been humiliated by the Israelis so often.

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In turn, some of his predictions on how enemies would react are spot-on. The Ludendorff Offensive represented a paradigm shift in war-fighting, and helped shape Guderian’s views on the importance of armor, maneuver warfare, adaptability and initiative.

Published inthe result Account Options Sign in. Lists with This Book. The theories of Heinz Guderain, substantially evolved from the British and French experiences from World War I, were considered revolutionary, even foolhardy. Panzer warfare had come of age, exactly as he had forecast. Sep 06, Keith Gerrard rated it really liked it. When that war came, just two years later, he proved it, leading his Panzers with distinction in the Polish, French and Russian campaigns.

Feb 27, Sir Erwin Knights Templar rated it it was amazing. He then applies those lessons to the then-current mid-late s political situation to argue how armor warfare should be fought. This is one of the most significant military books of the twentieth century.