Phillips, Thomas R.
September 1952
New Republic;9/8/52, Vol. 127 Issue 10, p18
The article presents information about the book "Panzer Leader," by Heinz Guderian and translated by Constantine Fitzgibbon. The book carries along three stories: Guderian's fight for the development of German armored forces; a detailed account of the campaigns in which he participated; and, his relations with Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, who twice dismissed him. The narratives of the campaigns in which Guderian participated are given in more detail than is of interest to the general reader. They are accompanied by outline maps which are little more than printed overlays. The military student will find them valuable to study the campaigns.


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