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Erich von Manstein
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"The British guarantee was certainly the only real obstacle to his designs, but it was nevertheless a pretty weighty one!" (Before the Storm, Ch. 1, pg. 29.)

"One was the tearing open of the enemy's front by tank formations which penetrated deep into his rear areas and with which, incidentally, our infantry divisions were hard pressed to keep up" ( The Campaign in Poland, Ch. 3, pg. 54.)

"In actual fact, however, the General Staff was eliminated for all practical purposes- even if this was not yet formally the case- in the weeks following the Polish campaign" (The Eclipse of the O.K.H., Ch. 4, pg. 71..)

"The utter debacle suffered by the enemy in northern Belgium was almost certainly due to the fact that, as a result of the changes later made in the operations plan, the tank units of Army Group A were able to cut straight through his lines of communication and...

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