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Hitler's Commander: Field Marshal Walter Model--Hitler's Favorite General

Newton, Steven H.

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ISBN 10: 0306813998 / ISBN 13: 9780306813993
Editorial: Da Capo Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2005
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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416pp/illus. Field Marshal Walther Model was an extremely capable and aggressive commander who rose through the ranks of the Wehrmacht’s high command during World War II. Throughout the war, Hitler relied on the rapidly promoted general to save his army in several desperate situations, despite the fact that Model was often quite blunt with his erratic Fuhrer. Model’s greatest achievement was the restoration of stability along the eastern front in June 1944. He was second-in-command at the Battle of the Bulge and was head of the German army when it collapsed at the end of the war. Rather than surrender, he shot himself in April 1945. Clean. N° de ref. de la librería 008211

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Título: Hitler's Commander: Field Marshal Walter ...

Editorial: Da Capo Press, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 2005

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: 1st Printing

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Field Marshal Walther Model (1891-1945) was an extremely capable and aggressive German commander who rose through the ranks of the Wehrmacht's high command during World War II. His expertise in rebuilding broken fronts earned him the nickname of the Fuhrer's Fireman,” and throughout the war, Hitler relied on the rapidly promoted general to save his army in several desperate situations, despite the fact that Model was often quite blunt with his erratic Fuhrer.Model's greatest achievement was the restoration of stability along the eastern front in June 1944. In August he was sent to restore the deteriorating western front, where he re-established a strong defensive line along the West Wall in September. He was second-in-command at the Battle of the Bulge and was leading the German army when it collapsed at the end of the war. Rather than surrender, he shot himself in April 1945.Although Model destroyed most of his personal papers just before he died, Stephen H. Newton draws on a wide variety of original German sources, including extensive Wehrmacht archival material, to tell the first and only authoritative story of the commander who was Hitler's favorite.

About the Author:

Steven H. Newton is Professor of History at Delaware State University. His previous books on World War II include Kursk: The German View and Retreat from Leningrad.

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