Mechanized Juggernaut or Military Anachronism

Mechanized Juggernaut or Military Anachronism : Horses and the German Army of World War II

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Thanks to its devastating blitzkrieg offensives, Germany earned an enduring reputation as one of World War II's most frightening forces, combining mechanical efficiency and lightning speed. But while its panzers were indeed formidable, Germany fielded one of the least modern armies of the war. As R. L. DiNardo shows in this myth-busting history of the German war machine, 75 percent of its army relied on horses for transport, from Poland and France in 1939-40 until the end of the more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 160.02 x 233.68 x 10.16mm | 317.51g
  • Stackpole Books
  • Mechanicsburg, United States
  • English
  • 10 b/w photos & 10 maps
  • 0811735036
  • 9780811735032
  • 501,600

About Robert L. DiNardo

R. L. DiNardo is professor for national security affairs at the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College and author of Germany and the Axis Powers and Mechanized Juggernaut or Military Anachronism?show more