“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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Thanks to Guderian revolutionary analysis and ideas, the german army was umbeatable in the battlefields until they invaded USSR in Operation Barbarossa, in 22 June and the declaration of war to the USA in December of the same year.

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When distilled down to its most basic components, Guderian was an innovator in the application of a relatively new technology though we tend not to view these things through that lens. But, not only that, he discusses the change from the tank being an infantry support vehicle to being its own separate divisional unit.

Nov 10, Dan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Later he discusses the effects of the Treaty of Versailles upon the German armed forces before detailing the recovery from the setbacks the Treaty caused in terms of development of mechanised forces.

This book is not for the casual reader of World War II history. Aug 31, Ben rated it really liked it. If you don’t know anything about WWII, steer clear of this one. Containing tank development start from its first introduction in ww1 to its possible usage for the next war.


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Guderian is considered to be the brain behind the Blitzkrieg strategy and one of the leading tank warfare tacticians. Return to Book Page. There are chapters on the organisation of German panzer units and how they fit in with other arms to work together and achieve objectives.

This is one of the most significant military books of the twentieth century. Return to Book Page. Rommel, Knight’s Cross True Combat.

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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.

The book is produced in the style of the original German book, even down to the small vehicle silhouettes used in the earlier book. Axhtung helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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 A very far-sighted analysis of the panzer weapons capabilities. Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files.

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It was never properly studied by the French or the English general staff, both of whom helped introduced the tank. One can see there the core of Guderian’s main ideas on C3, combined arms cooperation and mobility as the decisive factors in armored operations.

guderiah Whole tank armies emerged, each bigger than the old Reichswehr army. Then it follows up with how the Allies improved things after Germany wasn’t allowed to make its own following the Versailles Treaty. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. His tanks were greatly successful in the invasions of Poland and France and, perceived as pro-Nazi, Guderian was much in favour.


Being a history buff, I found the best parts to be the actual guderia of tank battles in WWI, how Not bad.

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The Battle of The Bulge: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Guderian was ahead of all the leading foreign military “armoured specialists”, in the way armour was to be employed in the field, and went on to prove it in Germany’s early successes of the war. A solid primary source for those interested in learning about the pre-WWII evolution of German armoured theory. He in the text he first of all goes into exact detail on a number of battles from the First World War.

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

The commentary explains Guderian’s original aims and discusses how his theories were altered by practical events. He died in Bavaria in Sturmgeschutze – Armoured Assult Guns. Find a book you’ll love, get our newsletter name email. This book sums up tank use in WWI and the development of “blitzkrieg,” albeit with Guderian’s pnazer biased opinions.