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The Rise and Fall of the German War Machine, 1918-1945

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The Rise and Fall of the German War Machine, 1918-1945 by John Mosier
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"In smooth, economical prose, [Mosier] incorporates a number of thought-provoking insights and hypotheses . . . This is a stimulating overview of a war machine." --Publishers Weekly World War I has inspired a vast mythology of bravery and carnage that has fascinated readers for decades. Now acclaimed military historian John Mosier demystifies the strategic and tactical aspects to explain that, contrary to the standard military history accounts, Germany's military culture provided them with the advantage. Their war machine succeeded against more powerful Allied armies until, in both wars, it was crushed by U.S. intervention. Through simliarly stunning revelations, Mosier forces a reevaluation of the reasons behind the French withdrawal, the Russian contribution, and Hitler as a military thinker. The result of thirty years of research, Cross of Iron is a powerful, riveting, and authoritative recasting of the legends of modern European warfare.

Author Biography

A former film critic and member of the Camera d'Or jury at the Cannes Film Festival, John Mosier is currently a professor of English at Loyola University, New Orleans. His background as a military historian dates from his role in developing an interdisciplinary curriculum for the study of the two world wars, a program funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. He lives in Jefferson, Louisiana.
Release date NZ
July 19th, 2007
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Holt Paperback
Pages
319
Dimensions
144x227x20
ISBN-13
9780805083217
Product ID
3971593

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