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Hitler's generals

Author: Correlli Barnett
Publisher: New York : Grove Weidenfeld, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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With few exceptions, historians of Germany's conduct of World War II have concentrated on Adolf Hitler and on his talents and mistakes as a warlord. This authoritative study probes instead the relationship between Hitler and his generals -- men such as Rommel, Model, Student, Beck, and Keitel -- from the point of view of his staff. In Hitler's Generals, Correlli Barnett has gathered an outstanding team of military  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Correlli Barnett
ISBN: 1555841619 9781555841614
OCLC Number: 18814510
Description: xix, 497 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Correlli Barnett --
The Anti-Nazi Generals --
Fritsch, Beck and the Fuhrer / Robert O'Neill --
Witzleben, Stulpnagel and Speidel / Klaus-Jurgen Muller --
The Desk Generals --
Brauchitsch / Brian Bond --
Halder / Barry A. Leach --
Blomberg / Walter Gorlitz --
Keitel, Jodl and Warlimont / Walter Gorlitz --
The Feldherren --
Rundstedt / Earl F. Ziemke --
Reichenau / Walter Gorlitz --
Manstein / Field-Marshal Lord Carver --
Kleist / Samuel W. Mitcham Jr --
Kesselring / Shelford Bidwell --
The Battlefront Generals --
Rommel / Martin Blumenson --
Model / Carlo D'Este --
Arnim / Samuel W. Mitcham Jr --
Paulus / Martin Middlebrook --
Senger / Ferdinand von Senger und Etterlin, Stefan von Senger und Etterlin --
Kluge / Richard Lamb --
Dietrich and Manteuffel / Franz Kurowski --
The Innovators --
Guderian / Kenneth Macksey --
Student / General Sir John Hackett --
German Army Rank Structure.
Responsibility: edited by Correlli Barnett.

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With few exceptions, historians of Germany's conduct of World War II have concentrated on Adolf Hitler and on his talents and mistakes as a warlord. This authoritative study probes instead the relationship between Hitler and his generals -- men such as Rommel, Model, Student, Beck, and Keitel -- from the point of view of his staff. In Hitler's Generals, Correlli Barnett has gathered an outstanding team of military historians to document as never before the characters and careers of the high command who translated the Führer's directives into the dazzling victories of 1939-41 and who endured so long against heavy odds. These vivid portraits assess each man's military abilities, display his professional and social background, and portray how he reacted to Hitler's personality and style of leadership. - Jacket flap.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/55153501#Topic\/generals<\/a>> # Generals<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Generals<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1210272<\/a>> # Germany.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Germany.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/158213508<\/a>> # Germany. Heer<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Germany. Heer<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/27109181<\/a>> # Correlli Barnett<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Barnett<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Correlli<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Correlli Barnett<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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