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The Blitzkrieg myth

how Hitler and the Allies misread the strategic realities of World War II

by John Mosier

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare.,
    • Strategy -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJohn Mosier.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD743 .M647 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 338 p. :
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3325511M
      ISBN 100060009764
      LC Control Number2004299008
      OCLC/WorldCa53707830

      Given the amount of crap on the internet an in books, not to mention the "myth buying" of people on the concept of the Blitzkrieg doctrine, the above needs to be addressed: It ain't new The Third Reich did not have a Blitzkrieg economy - It did not prepare its economy for a "Bltizkrieg" war, but an all out conflict much later than   Hello everyone. This video analyzes the troop ratios of the Eastern Front during World War 2 and dispels a few misinterpretations of overall Soviet troop strength. I took a while making this, so. It then shortly describes Blitzkrieg (with one source - an excerpt from one page in one book!!!) and then proceeds to a lengthy critizism of the blitzkrieg interpretation (the section is times larger than the subject of it's critizism!). Much of that ctitizism is repeated in the bottom, under "myths and realities". 3.


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John Mosier's "The Blitzkrieg Myth" is advocated on its cover as a book that challenges many of the commonly held conceptions about the Second World War. We have been told, so argues Mosier, that the war was fought and won by offensives that involved speedily moving tanks and strategic bombers, but it was not/5.

The Blitzkrieg Myth is a compelling and original rethinking of the strategy and tactics of World War II by the author of the highly praised The Myth of the Great War. Read more Read less The Amazon Book Review4/5(75).

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"Karl-Heinz Frieser's thorough research and first-rate analysis have demolished the myth of blitzkrieg and explained how the Germans achieved their miraculous success in May-June His important book adds considerably to our understanding of modern warfare." --BRIG.

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Blitzkrieg is a particularly successful synergy of correspondence The Blitzkrieg myth book interviews, archival material from four countries, and the massive body of published literature addressing one of warmaking’s greatest surprises: the German conquest of France and its Low Countries in fewer than six weeks during May and June This phenomenon has been commonly explained as the result of a Author: Rasheeda Smith.

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The Fall of France was a stunning victory. It altered the balance of power in Europe in one stroke and convinced the entire world that the Nazi war machine was unstoppable. But as Lloyd Clark, a leading British military historian and academic, argues in Blitzkrieg, much of our understanding of this victory, and blitzkrieg itself, is based on : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

The best book I can think of for Blitzkrieg in particular is Karl Frieser's The Blitzkrieg Legend, and you can check out Heinz Guderian's Achtung. - Panzer for some good primary material. Mary Habeck's Storm of Steel is also a good read.

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More By and About This Author In this revisionist history, Mosier (Myth of the Great War) attempts to debunk the conventional understanding of European theater warfare during World War II by.

Book Overview In the spring ofthe Germans launched a military offensive in France and the Low Countries that married superb intelligence, the latest military thinking, and. His important book adds considerably to our understanding of modern warfare.” —Brig.

Gen. Robert A. Doughty, U.S. Army (Ret.), Head of the Department of History, West Point, from author of Breaking Point: Sedan and the Fall of France, “The blitzkrieg in Western Europe was a key doctrinal turning point in modern warfare. Blitzkrieg: Myth, Reality and Hitler's Lightning War is a compelling account of the Battle of France during the Second World War.

Popular accounts often make much of a German doctrine of Blitzkreig or Lightning War that the Nazi regime masterfully deployed against the Western powers during the opening stages of WW/5(18). The book includes maps and photos. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY DEC 1, In this revisionist history, Mosier (Myth of the Great War) attempts to debunk the conventional understanding of European theater warfare during World War II by declaring that Blitzkrieg-style assaults occurred less often and were less effective than commonly believed.

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Review written by Jerry Lenaburg. The Blitzkrieg Legend: The Campaign in the West. by Karl-Heinz Frieser, with John T. Greenwood; Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Md.,$ Case Yellow, the victorious German campaign in Western Europe incontinues to fascinate historians, and frankly it.

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