Panzer Wedge: Vol. 2, The German 3rd Panzer Division and Barbarossa's Failure at the Gates of Moscow

Panzer Wedge: Vol. 2, The German 3rd Panzer Division and Barbarossa's Failure at the Gates of Moscow

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Overview

How the exploits of panzer troops were reported on the German home frontCovers the 3rd Panzer Division from its breakthrough of the Stalin Line until its halt outside MoscowContains original articles by war correspondents who witnessed the battlesDetailed analyses and context provided by two panzer expertsFirst time in English

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811712057
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 02/01/2013
Series: Stackpole Military History Series , #2
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Lt. Fritz Lucke served with the German Army during World War II. Robert Edwards, a retired U.S. Army armor officer who led a scout platoon, has taught at West Point and is the author of Scouts Out (978-0-9117-1311-5). He has also translated numerous books from German into English. He lives in Navarre, Florida. Michael Olive has been researching military history for decades, with a focus on tanks and aircraft. He lives in Trail, British Columbia.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Armored Blocking Position to the South 1

Chapter 2 Taking the Dessna Position by Surprise 21

Chapter 3 The Iron Curtain Closes behind Budjenny's Field Armies 43

Chapter 4 Lead Army Elements Meet 53

Chapter 5 Gold Stars and Torn Collar Tabs 61

Chapter 6 The Great Tank Battle in the Autumn 85

Chapter 7 In the Lead Tank to Orel 117

Chapter 8 Assaulting the Area around Tula 139

Chapter 9 Attack at Thirty Below 153

Afterword 193

Appendices 205

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