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A history of Blitzkrieg

Bryan Perrett

A history of Blitzkrieg

by Bryan Perrett

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Published by Jove Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBryan Perrett
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1147 vol. 12
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24513475M
LC Control Number98813217

Pacific Blitzkrieg explores the combat in each invasion to show how the battles were planned, how raw recruits were turned into efficient combat forces, how battle doctrine was created on the fly, and how every service remade itself as new and more deadly weapons continuously changed the .   Mix Play all Mix - Simple History YouTube The Only Land Battle Fought on U.S. soil in WWII (Strange Stories) - Duration: Simple History 2,, views.

Blitzkrieg is a former featured see the links under Article milestones below for its original nomination page (for older articles, check the nomination archive) and why it was removed.: This article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page as Today's featured article on Septem ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Contents: The return of mobility --New weapons, new ideas --The matador's cloak --North Africa --Directive no. 21 --Kaukasus: hin und zuruck!--Kharkov and Kursk --Antidotes to Blitzkrieg --Battle to the death --Death of an atmy group --Panzerlied for.

Find A History Of Blitzkrieg by Perrett, Bryan at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, maps, portraits.


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A compelling history of Blitzkrieg: the ‘lightning war’ by which Hitler and his generals overwhelmed the Allied armies in Western Europe. ‘Blitzkrieg’ begins with a chilling portrait of Hitler’s rise to power in pre-war Germany, setting the stage for the outbreak of the Second World War and his Cited by: Bryan Perrett was born in and educated at Liverpool College.

He served in the Royal Armoured Corps, the 17th/21st Lancers, Westminster Dragoons, and the Royal Tank Regiment, and was awarded the Territorial Decoration.A professional military historian for many years, his books include "A History of the A history of Blitzkrieg book and "Knights of the Black Cross - Hitler's Panzerwaffe and its Leaders"/5(9).

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Price: $ The importance of the tank was stressed in theories of mechanized warfare formulated in the s and 30s in the writings of B. Liddell Hart, Charles de Gaulle, and J. Fuller; they proved prophetic when the Nazi blitzkrieg marked World War II as a war of mobility, characterized by vast movements of mechanized armies.

"The Blitzkrieg Story" was published in the United States inthe same year that another title by Charles Messenger, "The Art of Blitzkrieg," was published in the U.K. A revised edition of the latter title was published in Britain in and in the United States in /5(2).

"Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up" is an extraordinary and highly recommended addition to community and academic library World War II Military History collections.” Midwest Book Review "A work of simply outstanding scholarship, "Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up" is enhanced with the inclusion of twenty-two pages of Notes, an eight page /5(34).

Society for Military History book A history of Blitzkrieg book When Germany launched its blitzkrieg invasion of France init forever changed the way the world waged war.

Although the Wehrmacht ultimately succumbed to superior Allied firepower in a two-front war, its stunning operational achievement left a lasting impression on military commanders throughout the /5(12).

Blitzkrieg is a particularly successful synergy of correspondence and interviews, archival material from four countries, and the massive body of published literature addressing one of warmaking’s greatest surprises: the German conquest of France and its Low Countries in fewer than six weeks during May and June This phenomenon has been commonly explained as the result of a new form of Author: Rasheeda Smith.

Blitzkrieg: Myth, Reality and Hitler’s Lightning War—Franceby Lloyd Clark, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York,$ Even though the bad guys won, everyone agrees that Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler’sinvasion of France was a brilliant operation, carried out with German efficiency and blessed by good weather, luck and a distracted enemy.

The Blitzkrieg describes the events from the start of the war with Germany pushing into Poland, the period of months of phony war before big push into France and its ultimate capitulation.

An interesting tidbit that I was not aware of was that Britain and France actually foug Book 2 /5. Blitzkrieg is a term used to describe a method of offensive warfare designed to strike a swift, focused blow at an enemy using mobile, maneuverable forces, including armored tanks.

Blitzkrieg is a book which seeks to somewhat demythologise one of the most well-known, and perhaps lionised parts of World War 2 history - the German tactics during the early years or months of the war which gave them such an advantage over their /5.

In this book Deighton looks at the political social, and econmic factors, as well as German military history in the 's to show how this led to development of the panzer division, and Blitzkrieg. Much of this book is spent decribing Hitler's rise to power, terms of the treaty, and the political games that were played out in the 's Cited by: When this book was first released in Germany in under the title Blitzkrieg-Legende: Der Westfeldzugit caused a sensation among those of us who study the Wehrmacht for a living.

Not only was it a detailed and comprehensive study of this most successful of modern military endeavors, but also it staked out some bold, even startling.

Guderian’s first book on tank warfare appeared before the war; however, he actually had to pull political strings to gain command of a mechanized corps for the invasion of Poland in Although not historically the first panzer leader, he did epitomize and demonstrate what tankers could accomplish when led by a determined, well-trained.

The Roots of Blitzkrieg: Hans von Seeckt and German Military Reform by James S Corum (University Press of Kansas, ) The Path to Blitzkrieg: Doctrine and Training in. Blitzkrieg was a short-lived s war-themed comic book published by DC Comics. Publication history.

The focus of the series was an anthology of World War II stories featuring soldiers of Nazi Germany as well as the civilians resisting or victimized by the regime.

This series differed from most other US-published war comics which focused exclusively on Allied forces; as a result, the cover Publication date: Jan./Feb.

- Sept./Oct. Blitzkrieg / ˈ b l i t s k r iː ɡ / (German pronunciation: [ˈblɪtskʁiːk] (), from Blitz ["lightning"] + Krieg ["war"]) is a method of warfare where the attacker, spearheaded using a force concentration of armoured and motorised or mechanised infantry formations with close air support, breaks through the opponent's line of defence by short, fast, powerful attacks and then dislocates the.

"Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up" is an extraordinary and highly recommended addition to community and academic library World War II Military History collections. Midwest Book Reiew In support of his convincing argument the author uses several accounts of German actions seen through the eyes of the soldiers and junior officers who had to put Brand: Casemate Publishers (Ignition).

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