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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..



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 ..


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..


Case Red

Pub Date : 2017-11-30 | Author : Robert Forczyk | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472824431
ISBN 13 : 1472824431

Even after the legendary evacuation from Dunkirk in June 1940 there were still large British formations fighting the Germans alongside their French allies. After mounting a vigorou..


Stumbling Colossus

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : David M. Glantz | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015047075729
ISBN 13 :

Germany's surprise attack on June 22, 1941, shocked a Soviet Union woefully unprepared to defend itself. The day before the attack, the Red Army still comprised the world's largest..


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