The Resource Guderian : Panzer general, Kenneth Macksey, (electronic resource)

Guderian : Panzer general, Kenneth Macksey, (electronic resource)

Label
Guderian : Panzer general
Title
Guderian
Title remainder
Panzer general
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Macksey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kenneth Macksey's highly regarded biography of Generaloberst Heinz Guderian gives clear insight into the mind and motives of the father of modern tank warfare. Panzer General shows Guderian as a man of ideas equipped with the ability to turn inspiration into reality. A master of strategy and tactics, he was the officer most responsible for creating blitzkrieg in World War II. Guderian built the Panzerwaffe in the face of opposition from the German General Staff and personally led the lightning campaigns by tanks and aircraft that put a large part of Europe under domination by the Third Reich. Kenneth Macksey, a tank man himself for more than twenty years, reveals the man as a brilliant rebel in search of ideals and a general whose personality, genius, and achievements far transcended those of Rommel. As well as throwing light on the crucial campaigns in Poland, France, and Russia, this biography illuminates the struggles within the German hierarchy, both in the military and in the Nazi Party, for control of the Panzer forces. Based on information from the extensive family archives, Panzer General demonstrates why Guderian was so admired by some while denigrated by others
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Macksey, Kenneth
Dewey number
  • 358/.18/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Guderian, Heinz
  • Generals
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Lightning war
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Guderian : Panzer general, Kenneth Macksey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12045355
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12045355
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12045355
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045355
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Guderian : Panzer general, Kenneth Macksey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12045355
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12045355
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12045355
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045355
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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