Photography Video

Blitzkrieg France 1940 by Michael Olive, Visit Amazon's Robert J. Edwards Page, search

By Michael Olive, Visit Amazon's Robert J. Edwards Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Robert J. Edwards, , Chris Evans

  • Photo chronicle of the German invasion of France within the spring of 1940
  • Hundreds of images, a lot of them infrequent and not released before
  • Photos of fellows, tanks, guns, uniforms, terrain, and lots more and plenty more
  • Excellent supplement to the narratives of the Stackpole army background Series
  • Ideal reference for international warfare II background enthusiasts, students, modelers, and reenactors
  • Show description

    Read or Download Blitzkrieg France 1940 PDF

    Similar photography & video books

    Richard Meier Architect

    Accompanying an important exhibition equipped through the Museum of up to date paintings, la (and touring during the world), this exquisitely designed and produced catalog explores the formal elements of Richard Meier's structure. Over his thirty-five-year occupation, Meier has produced a physique of labor that's well-known for its unceasing pursuit of the beliefs of modernism and its delicate dealing with of city contexts.

    The Education of a Photographer

    Perfect for artwork scholars at each point • Illuminating phrases approximately developing nice photographs • released in organization with New York’s institution of visible Arts. What does it suggest to turn into a photographer within the twenty-first century? This considerate choice of essays illuminates the spirit of the folks who make the indelible photos of our occasions.

    Streets of Crocodiles: Photography, Media, and Postsocialist Landscapes in Poland

    This strong presentation of images of Poland from the overdue Nineteen Eighties to the current depicts the hybridized panorama of this pivotal japanese ecu country following its access into the ecu Union. a visible checklist of the country's transition from socialism to capitalism, it specializes in the economic blue-collar urban of Lodz—located within the middle of latest Europe and residential to just about 1000000 humans.

    Extra info for Blitzkrieg France 1940

    Example text

    The “Dyle Plan” was a not wholly satisfactory compromise, establishing a defensive front on the Dyle River in order to protect Brussels. Strong forces were also positioned along the vaunted Maginot Line. As both Holland and Belgium were neutral, a move by Allied forces into Belgium could only be made if invited to do so by its government. This hampered the construction of permanent fortifications along the Dyle Line. The “Dyle Plan” played directly into German hands. If, in response to a German northern offensive, the Allies moved the bulk of their first-line infantry and mobile divisions into Belgium, an unexpected and powerful offensive through the Ardennes—considered by the Allies to be impassible for armored vehicles—to the Channel coast would completely isolate those forces.

    In November 1939, Manstein had consulted panzer expert General Heinz Guderian on whether the panzer divisions could be moved through the supposedly tank-proof Ardennes. Guderian replied that it could be done but a maximum concentration of the armored forces would be necessary. Manstein presented his plan a number of times to the General Staff, but the daring proposal was consistently rejected. In fact, Manstein’s persistence became so irritating that he was removed from his position with Army Group A and sent to command an infantry corps far from the battlefront.

    The chance to relax is taken whenever possible. Kfz. 222 armored car is ferried across a river on a pontoon raft. The Germans were masters of improvisation and quickly adapted to changing circumstances. Where bridges are not available, the tedious job of fording the river becomes necessary. The panzers received the publicity and the glory, but a large proportion of the transport capacity of the German Army consisted of horse-drawn elements that were an essential part of the campaign. This staff car has seen its share of combat, but it appears to still be operational, if somewhat disorganized.

    Download PDF sample

    Rated 4.61 of 5 – based on 7 votes