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Panzerkrieg : a history of the German tank division in World War II

Author: Peter McCarthy; Mike Syron
Publisher: New York : Constable & Robinson, 2013.
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For many people the very image of Blitzkrieg is of massed columns of tanks sweeping through Europe, smashing all resistance and leaving a trail of devastation in their wake. Indeed, it was the Panzers' achievements in battle that were largely responsible for Germany's early run of success in the Second World War and, once the tide of war began to turn against the Reich, the Panzers subsequently became the backbone  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Syron, Mike.
Panzerkrieg : The Rise and Fall of Hitler's Tank Divisions.
New York : Constable & Robinson, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter McCarthy; Mike Syron
ISBN: 9781472107800 1472107802
OCLC Number: 829461627
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Introduction; 1 The Indirect Approach; 2 The Expanding Torrent; 3 Sickle Cut through France; 4 The Greatest Gamble; 5 High Water Mark on the Volga; 6 Sand and Steel; 7 Death Ride of the Panzers; 8 The Second Front; 9 The Skies Grow Dark; 10 Twilight of the Gods; Conclusion; Appendix I --
Comparative Ranks; Appendix II --
Panzer Division Establishments; Appendix III --
Short History of the Important Panzer Divisions; References and Notes; Select Bibliography; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Peter McCarthy & Mike Syron.

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The epic story of the German fighting machines and the men of the Panzerwaffe  Read more...

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[Panzerkrieg] will please general history readers and enthusiasts alike. Very few specialised histories capture the story of Germany's WWII armoured forces as richly and concisely as this. * Kirkus Read more...

 
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