“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.

Author: Mazut Gronris
Country: Somalia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Science
Published (Last): 9 September 2012
Pages: 500
PDF File Size: 5.68 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.79 Mb
ISBN: 801-3-89232-314-2
Downloads: 40306
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Meshura

Achtung Panzer! – Heinz Guderian – Google Books

guderiam A History of Hitler’s Secret Police There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Hitler’s tank general documents the dawn of armoured warfare. 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.

Download Image Download Image. OrionDec 20, – History – pages.

We’ll publish them on our site cahtung we’ve reviewed them. Lists with This Book. Born inHeinz Guderian served in World War One, came to Hitler’s attention inwas made corps commander of Panzer troops and promoted to General in If you do, then this might interest you. Tanks had only been acbtung in relateively small numbers during WWI compared with the actions that were to be seen in the following warand were introduced later in the war August, Published just before the second world war, this exceptional book is Heinz Guderian’s play book for armoured warfare.

With an Introduction by John Miller. Medias this blog was paanzer to help people to easily download or read PDF files. He died in Bavaria in After the war Guderian the allies failed to find any war crimes committed by Guderian.


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

The Red Army in Combat Aug 31, Ben rated it really liked it. Then, he takes us through the developments after the First World War, concentrating on how Britian, France and Russia adapted the armoured warfare concept.

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

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.

Achtung Panzer! by Heinz Guderian – Books – Hachette Australia

Cully rated it it was amazing Shelves: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. We appreciate your feedback.

Huderian far as I know, that is. Born inHeinz Guderian served in World War One, came to Hitler’s attention inwas made corps commander of Panzer troops and promoted to General in The text is remarkably accessible The first half of the book focuses on the advent of positional or ‘ trench warfare ‘ in World War Iand the subsequent development of the first tanks.

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. Finland’s Xchtung of Choice: What struck me most about this work is that it was written in a time when tanks were, at least by some, considered secondary to infantry.

This first English translation of Heinz Guderian’s classic book – used as a textbook by Panzer officers in the war – has an introduction and extensive background notes by the modern English historian Paul Harris. History in an Hour. May 30, rafolas rated it really liked it.


Heinz Guderian

Decisive Battles panaer the Second World War. Overall it’s a ahtung book. A lot of technical details make this read not necessarily a “pleasure” read, but scholars and history buffs will love Guderian’s in-depth analysis also, the ending of the book ends on an interesting flourish commonly found in ancient Greek texts, where the writer invokes the favour of the gods for victory, revealing Guderian’s classical education, common for officers in that era, adding a personal touch to this purposeful study.

The Afrika Korps In Combat. Whole tank armies emerged, each bigger than the old Reichswehr army.

May 23, Olethros rated it really liked 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.

Cruel Seas True Combat. A superb book on the development and theory of armored warfare prior to ww2. A must read textbook for the practitioner of armored warfare.

And these first tanks were slow, prone to mechanical failure, and difficult to handle over rough terrain. I had a good amount of ” of course that’s the way it should work! Second part of the book provides some details about building the new army after WWI, and thoughts about future operations.