Achtung Panzer! (Paperback, New Ed) / Author: Heinz Guderian ; ; Theory of warfare & military science, Warfare & defence, Social sciences. Panzer warfare had come of age, exactly as he had first English translation of Heinz Guderian’s classic book – used as a textbook. This is the defining book on the theory and practise of tank warfare, by the man who became one of Hitler s most able generals.

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I was inside the mind of a genious. User Review – Flag as inappropriate If only Arabs Egyptians and Syrians have read this book and Mastered the theory and practice preached in this masterpiece textbook, they wouldn’t have been humiliated by the Israelis so often. Later he discusses the effects of the Treaty of Versailles upon the German armed forces before detailing the recovery from the setbacks the Treaty caused in terms of development of mechanised forces.

The original maps have been reproduced, but, while these may have been a paragon of clarity in their time, would benefit from being re-drawn as finer vector line art — at present they appear dense and confusing with a great density of lines and labels in panzee small space.

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Refresh and try again. In the ” what goes on now ” part one can see pretty clearly some of the forecoming developments, vehicle-wise at least. This article about a book on military history is a stub. After the war Guderian the allies failed to find any war crimes committed by Guderian. If you don’t know anything about WWII, steer clear of this one. Mud, Blood and Poppycock Gordon Corrigan.

Finally, he states the way he believes the next war should be fought. He died in Bavaria in Thanks to Guderian revolutionary analysis and ideas, the german army was umbeatable in the battlefields until they invaded USSR in Operation Barbarossa, in 22 June and the declaration of war to the USA in December of the same year.


The Great War examples were astonishing and clearly pointed out how and why the tanks were invented and how they were misused at that point. Excellent introduction and notes in the English translation. My Life with Wagner.

Achtung-Panzer!: The Development of Armoured Forces, Their Tactics and Operational Potential

His insights were proved very soon after this book was published- and when german tanks overran Poland, France, and a big chunk of USSR, Germany had mainly Guderian to thank for it. Heinz Guderian Limited preview – To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be.

Here Guderian outlines the development of tanks and tank tactics throughout the Great War and during the interwar period. When that war came, just two years later, he proved it, leading his Panzers with distinction in the Polish, French and Russian campaigns.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Written between the wars, this is Guderian’s account of the development of German armored tactics which would later be labeled as “Blitzkreig” For the more serious WWII scholar, Guderian’s book is essential reading that should sit beside Rommel’s “Infantry Attacks”.

Guderian looked at armor from a variety of perspectives Then it follows up with how the Allies improved things after Germany wasn’t allowed to make its own following the Versailles Treaty.

His tanks were greatly successful in the invasions of Poland and France and, perceived as pro-Nazi, Guderian was much in favour. Other books in this series. May 23, Olethros rated it really liked it. I didn’t really know what to expect from this and I was a little concerned it might be impenetrable, or at least very dry.


A must read textbook for the practitioner of armored warfare. If only Arabs Egyptians and Syrians have read this book and Mastered the theory and practice preached in this masterpiece textbook, they wouldn’t have been humiliated by the Israelis so often. Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more and learn how to manage your cookie choices here.

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guderin Dec 22, Edu Okada rated it it was amazing. If ever you find a tank parked in your driveway and suddenly develop a need to invade a small country.

Achtung Panzer! – Heinz Guderian!

It is no wonder, reading through this book, that the Germany tank forces and indeed military as a whole were so successful during the opening years of the Second World War. Guderian is considered to be the brain behind the Blitzkrieg strategy and one of the leading tank warfare tacticians. The many photographs included in the German edition are included, as are the excellent maps and, perhaps best of all, the little silhouettes used “Heinz Guderian’s most famous book is really about armored fighting vehicles, but its enduring value comes from its guderiam