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Panzer Battles

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ISBN-10: 1862274592

ISBN-13: 9781862274594

Edition: N/A

Authors: F. W. Von Mellenthin

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Born in 1904, von Mellenthin joined the Seventh Cavalry Regiment in 1924. In 1935, he began his general staff training and in 1939 was an intelligence officer. By the end of the war, he had risen in rank to Major General and was Chief of General Staff, Fifth Panzer Army, on the Western Front. Active in the Polish campaign of 1939, the conquest of France, the Balkans, the desert with Rommel, as well as in Russia, at Stalingrad, and Kursk, he was in a unique position to writePanzer Battles, having been present at every major panzer campaign. In 1944, he was moved to the Western Front under Field Marshall von Rundstedt. Captured in 1945 by the Americans, he moved to South Africa after the war…    
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Book details

Publisher: History Press Limited, The
Publication date: 2/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Poland, France, and the Balkans
The Polish campaign
The conquest of France
The Balkan campaign
The Western Desert
At Rommel's headquarters
Sidi Rezegh
Rommel's defeat and recovery
The Gazala battles
Tobruk to Alamein
Farewell to Africa
Russia
Introduction to Russia
'And quiet flows the Don'
Disaster at Stalingrad
Manstein's great achievement
The battle of Kursk
Back to the Dnieper
The Kiev salient
The withdrawal from the Ukraine
The defence of Poland
The Red Army
Campaign in the West
Crisis in the West
The struggle in Alsace-Lorraine
The final battles
In retrospect
Conclusion
Appointments held by the Author
Notes