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Panzer Leader Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chap. 7- On Inactive Service; Chap. 8- The Development of the Armed Forces Summary

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Chap. 7- On Inactive Service; Chap. 8- The Development of the Armed Forces Summary and Analysis

Chapter 7- Guderian tries to get a review of what he sees as unfair treatment by Field von Kluge at the time of his dismissal from active service. For reasons of Hitler's dictatorship, this is impossible. As of March 1942, Hitler rules totally by decree, without discussion in the Reichstag (Parliament). Since Guderian has received an award, he is entitled to choose a property in Germany. He cannot do this because he becomes seriously ill. In the meantime, Germany suffers disaster at Stalingrad in January 1943.

Chapter 8- To counter the Russian T34 tank, a light tank, the Panther and a heavy tank, the Tiger are designed. Tanks with heavier armor and super heavy tanks are considered. Hitler also wants more self-propelled guns...

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