Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapter 1- Background and Youth; Chapter 2- The Creation of the German Armored Forces Abstract
* Guderian was born in 1888. He joined the military before WWI as a junior officer. He married, had two sons, and served on frontier duty after the war.
* In 1921 Guderian served on the General Staff, working on motorized transportation. He became an...
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