ON THE GERMAN ART OF WAR: TRUPPENFUHRUNG: GERMAN ARMY MANUAL FOR UNIT COMMAND IN WORLD WAR II
Author: Bruce Condell and David T. Zabecki, Editors
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Jan 2009
English translation of the military manual that guided the German Army in World War II. Classified by the U.S. Army until the year 2000. Topics include command, attack, defense, tanks, chemical warfare, logistics, & more. 6x9 inches, 336 pgs.
Truppenf?hrung (?unit command?) served as the basic manual for the German Army from 1934 until the end of World War II and laid the doctrinal groundwork for blitzkrieg and the early victories of Hitler?s armies. Reading it is as close to getting inside the minds behind the Third Reich?s war machine as you are likely to get.
* The book carried into battle by officers and NCOs
* English translation of the military manual that guided the German Army in World War II
* Classified by the U.S. Army until the year 2000
* Topics include command, attack, defense, tanks, chemical warfare, logistics, and more
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
?Indispensable.? --Prof. Robert Citino, author of The Path to Blitzkrieg
?The most influential doctrinal manual ever written.? --Prof. Williamson Murray, author of A War to Be Won
ABOUT THE EDITORS:
Bruce Condell is a defense contractor.
Col. David T. Zabecki is the editor of World War II in Europe: An Encyclopedia.