“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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If you do, then this might interest you. 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.

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 review must be at least 50 characters long. The Official Wartime Crew Manual. His tanks were greatly successful in the invasions of Poland and France and, perceived as pro-Nazi, Guderian was much in favour. Unfortunately for mankind, Guderian created, at the time, the best army in the world thanks to its revolutionary theories about the use of tanks and the creation of a mecanized independent tank brigade and the close cooperation between the panze I was inside the mind of a genious.

An absolutely magnificent masterpiece on early-twentith century armoured tactics and a honest account of the important battles of WWI. Oct 06, J. This then reveals the thought process behind the combined arms approach to tank warfare. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. A superb book on the development and theory of armored warfare prior to ww2.


Written pre-WWII, when tanks were still very much in their infancy. Lists with This Book. The text is remarkably accessible The Stories in Our Genes. YES I have read and consent to Hachette Australia using my personal information or data as set out in its Privacy Policy and I understand I have the right to withdraw my consent at any time. Published inthe result This book is not for the casual reader of World War II history. Then, he takes us through the developments after the First World War, concentrating on how Britian, France and Russia adapted the armoured warfare concept.

Cruel Seas True Combat. Cully rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Battle of Kursk.

The book is produced in the style of the original German book, even down to the small vehicle silhouettes used in the earlier book. The key to this book is in understanding Guderian’s broad theory: Whole tank armies emerged, each bigger than the old Reichswehr army.

Account Options Sign in. 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.

Guderian made a superior analisys of the reasons for the collapse of the WW I german frontlines after the introduction of tanks by France, UK and USA, and explained why some of the advantages created by their use were not use in the best way, specially because the tank forces were subordinate to the infantry, were used only as a close support for infantry, conducted by officers from other army forces that were not experienced in their comand, loosing all the offensive push and tactical advantage and the fact that they were, at the begining, use in small numbers.


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Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. He then applies those lessons to the then-current mid-late s political situation to argue how armor warfare should be fought.

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Jul 23, Matthew rated it really liked it Shelves: Heinz Guderian’s autobiography is a thick read and should be avoided for all but the history and strategy buffs.

In the days to come the Goddess of Victory will bestow her laurels only on those who prepared guderan act with daring.

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

After the war Guderian the allies failed to find any war crimes committed by Guderian. If you’re an armoured warfare buff, this is a must-read.

It was never properly studied by the French or the English general staff, both of whom helped introduced the tank. The Afrika Korps In Combat.