A remarkable footnote to the history of times is General der Panzertruppe Heinz Wilhelm Guderian. If World War II changed the course of history in the twentieth century and the developing civilization, Guderian is a German general who played a major role in a unique position of leadership during much of this tumultuous era. But how much do people know about him and his story? In author James E. Tague’s new book The Last Field Marshal, he will share the story of this notable man in history.
The Last Field Marshal is an interesting book that attempts to tell the story of one such soldier, General der Panzertruppe Heinz Wilhelm Guderian, who embodied the dramatic change in mechanized warfare that became known as the Blitzkreig. Throughout this book, the author details Guderian’s journey from being Hitler’s expert on tank warfare who became a major participant in shaping history during WWII to becoming chief of the German Army General Staff. As an expert, he skillfully developed a swift moving weapon and panzers with immense firepower, mobility and speed. He also developed his crews into a formidable blending of morale, training, determination, and ability. His deeds were instrumental in determining the course, conduct, and results of the military direction of Nazi Germany. This book tells more about his story.
Through The Last Field Marshal, readers will learn more about the story an outstanding soldier whose stunning success with armored warfare gave a new and potent weapon to Adolf Hitler.
ISBN13 (TP) 978-1-4568-3184-4
ISBN13 (HB) 978-1-4568-3185-1