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Panzer Leader Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1- Background and Youth; Chapter 2- The Creation of the German Armored Forces Summary

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Chapter 1- Background and Youth; Chapter 2- The Creation of the German Armored Forces Summary and Analysis

Chapter 1- Heinz Guderian is born in 1888 and his father is in the German military. Before World War I, Heinz Guderian becomes a junior officer and marries. He has two sons and after the war serves on frontier duty.

Chapter 2- After World War I, Germany's Army is limited to 100,000 men. In 1921, Guderian is called to serve on the General Staff and is deployed on Motorized Transportation matters. Guderian starts a technical career and looks at using motorized troops and tanks. Tanks were used by the British at the end of World War I. Guderian becomes an instructor on military history and mobile warfare. Several experimental tanks are built. Light and medium tanks are developed with 75 mm guns for...

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