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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When a nation has to reckon with a struggle against superior forces on several fronts, it must neglect nothing that may conduce to gudeiran betterment of its situation.

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

Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. The author lays out the problem and provides his insight in resolving the mistakes of the past. 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.

If ever you find a tank parked in your driveway and suddenly develop a need to invade a small country. Guderian concludes by promoting the further development of the German tank force and providing suggestions concerning the future application of tanks and their relationship with other arms. Other editions – View all Achtung Panzer!

Some about operational tactics discussed. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter.

In the ” what goes on now ” part one can see pretty clearly some of the forecoming developments, vehicle-wise at least. 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. I got it in high school and thoroughly enjoyed it. By an outstanding soldier of independent mind, it pushed forward the evolution of land warfare and was directly responsible for German armoured supremacy in the early years of the Second World War.

Panzer warfare had come of age, exactly as he had forecast. Then, he takes us through the developments after the First World War, concentrating on how Britian, France and Russia adapted the armoured warfare concept. It is interesting reading a book about history, that is itself, history. Email address subscribed successfully. How major general Heinz Guderian used the German Panzer. The type is too small throughout the book, almost amusingly so by the time it gets to the end of chapter notes.


Retrieved from ” https: 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.

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.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of By Tank into Normandy Stuart Hills. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Detailed accounts of most if not all WW1 tank actions are distilled into one big lesson for tank operati Hitler’s tank general documents the dawn of armoured warfare.

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 World War. 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.

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I love studying Military tactics. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication. His hdinz were greatly successful in achrung invasions of Poland and France and, perceived as pro-Nazi, Guderian was much in favour.

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. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Second part of the book provides some details about building the new army after WWI, and thoughts about future operations. Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers achtungg on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session.


Other books in this series. The first half of the book focuses on the advent of positional or ‘ trench warfare ‘ in World War Iachtubg the subsequent development of the first tanks.

Achtung Panzer!

All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself. Description This is an English translation of the strategic study of tank warfare by one of its leading exponents. Written pre-WWII, when tanks were still very much in their infancy. The Great Escape Paul Brickhill.

Not only that, but 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 guderoan.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Best Books of Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more guderixn learn how to manage your cookie choices here. Paperbackpages. After the war Guderi First of all I will admit that I love this book.

Guderian’s treatise on the importance of tank development, and on modern mechanized technology, shows exactly why the Germans dominated land warfare in the early stage of the fighting. The book also argues against the continued use of cavalry given the proven effectiveness of the machine gun, and advocates replacing the cavalry with mechanised infantry. This article about a book on military history is a stub.

If you’re an armoured warfare buff, this is a must-read.

In turn, some of his predictions on how enemies would react are spot-on. 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.