497 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, maps. "...(gathers) todgether an outstanding team of military historians to write about the characters and careers of twenty-six generals - the men in field-grey and carmine-red whose expertise enabled the Wehrmacht to win the early dazzling victories of 1939-41 and then to endure so long against such heavy odds...probes the central mystery of why a generation of able commanders and staff officers from the most deeply professional officer corps in the world became subservient to Hitler's purposes and why even the best of them failed to deflect Hitler from his disastrous decisions..." Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, minor edge wear and rubbing. Dust jacket has light edge wear, moderate soft wrinkling - mainly on spine and top edge, small closed tear at top of rear hinge, a few soiling specks on inside surface. VG/VG-


Author Name: Barnett, Correlli, editor. (Robert O'Neill, Klaus-Jurgen Muller, Brian Bond, Barry A. Leach, Walter Gorlitz, Earl F. Ziemke, Field-Marshal Lord Carver, Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr., Shelford Bidwell, Martin Blumenson, Carlo D'Este, Martin Middlebrook, et

Categories: Military - World War II,

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, (1989).:

Seller ID: 13175

Keywords: German generals, Fritsch, Beck, Witzleben, Stulpnagel, Speidel, Brauchitsch, Halder, Blomberg, Keitel, Jodl, Manstein, Kesselring, Rommel, Guderian, Student, Warlimont, Rundstedt, Reichenau, Manstein, Kleist, Model, Arnim, Paulus, Senger, Kluge, Kie,