“Heinz Guderian’s most famous book is really about armored fighting vehicles, but its enduring value comes from its an looked at armor from a. Panzer warfare had come of age, exactly as he had first English translation of Heinz Guderian’s classic book – used as a textbook. Read “Achtung Panzer!” by Heinz Guderian with Rakuten Kobo. This is one of the most significant military books of the twentieth century. By an outstanding.

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And these first tanks were slow, prone to mechanical failure, and difficult to handle over rough terrain. Oct 06, J. How to write a great review.

Achtung-Panzer!: The Development of Armoured Forces, Their Tactics and Operational Potential

First of all I will admit that I love this book. If you don’t know anything about WWII, steer clear of this one. When that war came, just two years later, he proved it, leading his Panzers with distinction in the Polish, French and Russian campaigns.

Very guderiian book for any history or war buff. Account Options Sign buderian. You’ve successfully reported this review. Cully rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is one of the most significant military books of the twentieth century.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. If you do, then this might interest you. The text is certainly phrophetic with the rise of armoured vehicles’ importance in modern warfare with their emphasis on speed, armour, and radios communication and coordinationwhich is quite the leap from trenches and fixed artillery positions from years before.

Quite good – detailed description of tank’s history, and operations during WWI. Paperbackpages. A superb book on the development and theory of armored warfare prior to ww2.

With that said, this book is not for everyone. Quite possibly the seminal book in 20th Century War Studies because out of it came the then-most fearful war machine in the history of the world. Sniper on the Eastern Front.

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Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. It’s a good job that Hitler guderiann his generals so badly, because with experts like Guderian left alone to do their jobs, WW2 would have been very different.

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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Hitler’s Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front. This was not well understood until the very late stages of WW1, and so even the arrival of tanks on the Western Front didn’t have the effect it could have – with disastrous consequences both for the casualty figures and also for the progress of armour in general.

Book ratings by Goodreads. 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.

acchtung His tanks were greatly successful in the invasions of Poland and France and, perceived as pro-Nazi, Guderian was much in favour. This then reveals the thought process behind the combined arms approach to tank warfare. Guderian is considered to be the brain behind the Blitzkrieg strategy and one of the leading tank warfare tacticians.

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