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Author Gross, Gerhard Paul, 1958- author.

Title The myth and reality of German warfare : operational thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger / Colonel Gerhard P. Gross, Bundeswehr ; edited by Major General David T. Zabecki, USA (Ret.) ; foreword by Robert M. Citino.

Publication Info. Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2016.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (465 pages)
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Series Foreign military studies
Foreign military studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Definitions: tactics, operations, strategy -- Factors and constants: space, time, and forces -- The beginnings: planning, mobility, and a system of expedients -- The sword of Damocles: a two-front war -- Bitter awakening: World War I -- Old wine in new wineskins: operational thinking in the Reichswehr and the Wehrmacht between reality and utopia -- Lost victories, or the limits of operational thinking -- Operational thinking in the age of the atom -- Conclusion.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Military planning -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Military planning -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.
Germany -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Germany -- History, Military -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Zabecki, David T., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Gross, Gerhard Paul. Myth and reality of German warfare : operational thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger. Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2016 Foreign military studies 9780813168371
ISBN 9780813168371 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813168388 (e-book)

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