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Storm of Steel: The Development of Armor Doctrine in Germany and the Soviet…


In this fascinating account of the battle tanks that saw combat in the European Theater of World War II, Mary R. Habeck traces the strategies developed between the wars for the use of armored vehicles in battle. Only in Germany and the Soviet Union were truly original armor doctrines (generally known as “blitzkreig” and “deep battle”) fully implemented. Storm of Steel relates how the German and Soviet armies formulated and chose to put into practice doctrines that were innovative for the…



Storm Of Steel

Pub Date : 2003-01-01 | Author : Mary R. Habeck | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801440742
ISBN 13 : 9780801440748

In this fascinating account of the battle tanks that saw combat in the European Theater of World War II, Mary R. Habeck traces the strategies developed in Germany and the Soviet Un..


Terror In The Name Of God

Pub Date : 2009-10-13 | Author : Jessica Stern | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 0061755397
ISBN 13 : 9780061755392

For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon,..


Tank

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Patrick Wright | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0571207456
ISBN 13 : 9780571207459

When British tanks first crawled onto the battlefields in September 1916, they inspired laughter as well as dread. But these 'big jokes' went on to transform the nature of ground w..


The Last Enemy

Pub Date : 2003-01-01 | Author : Richard Hillary | Publisher : Pippin Publishing Corporation

ISBN 10 : 0887511031
ISBN 13 : 9780887511035

Described by critics as "not a book written by a pilot about the war, but a book written by a writer about a pilot", The Last Enemy tells the story of a young writer's experiences ..


Encyclopedia Of Modern U S Military Weapons

Pub Date : 1995 | Author : Timothy M. Laur | Publisher : Berkley Hardcover

ISBN 10 : 0425147819
ISBN 13 : 9780425147818

The most complete and comprehensive guide of its kind, the Encyclopedia of Modern U.S. Military Weapons is the essential reference source to every weapon system available in each b..


The Great War And The Twentieth Century

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : J. M. Winter | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300081545
ISBN 13 : 9780300081541

World War I, the first 'total war' in history, set in motion profound changes in the economies, demographics, and philosophies of the warring states. In this book, leading experts ..


Ostkrieg

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Stephen G. Fritz | Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813134161
ISBN 13 : 0813134161

On June 22, 1941, Germany launched the greatest land assault in history on the Soviet Union, an attack that Adolf Hitler deemed crucial to ensure German economic and political surv..


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