This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Colonel-General Heinz Guderian - This military leader pioneered tank-centered armored divisions and consistently advocated rapid advances without regard to flanks.
Adolf Hitler - This leader seized political and military control of Germany starting in the 1930s and drove that nation into a major war.
Field Marshal von Kluge - This military leader commanded Army Group Centre in the campaign against Russia and later was in command of the Western Front. He killed himself late in the war.
Field Marshal von Manstein - This military leader's plan for a rapid breakthrough attack...
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