Boek cover Panzer Leader van Heinz Guderian (Paperback)

Panzer Leader

Engels | Druk: 50th Anniversary edition | Paperback | 9780141042855
Paperback 11,99
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uitgever Penguin Books Ltd
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Paperback
Afmetingen 21 x 14 x 3,8 cm
Aantal paginas 560 pagina's
Illustraties Nee
Uitgever Penguin Books Ltd
Extra groot lettertype Nee
NUR code 680
Oorspronkelijke releasedatum 2009-08-06
Thema Qualifier Code 1DFG , 3MPBL
Thema Subject Code NHWR7 , DNC , JWMV , JWCD

Boekbeschrijving

Heinz Guderian - master of the Blitzkrieg and father of modern tank warfare - commanded the German XIX Army Corps as it rampaged across Poland in 1939. Personally leading the devastating attack which traversed the Ardennes Forest and broke through French lines, he was at the forefront of the race to the Channel coast. Only Hitler's personal command to halt prevented Guderian's tanks and troops turning Dunkirk into an Allied bloodbath. Later commanding Panzergruppe 2 in Operation Barbarossa, Guderian's armoured spearhead took Smolensk after fierce fighting and was poised to launch the final assault on Moscow when he was ordered south to Kiev. In the battle that followed, he helped encircle and capture over 600,000 Soviet troops after days of combat in the most terrible conditions. Panzer Leader is a searing firsthand account of the most effective fighting force in modern history by the man who commanded it.

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