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Heinz Guderian Writing Styles in Panzer Leader

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Perspective

Guderian's perspective is that of an officer who is a product of the Prussian and German General Staff system. He is a creative intellect, who after the age of 3 takes up the study of mobile warfare. Guderian is already known to the public before World War II breaks out for his views through his book ACHTUNG! PANZER!. He sees the possibilities of mobile warfare and works with men such as Field Marshall Manstein to make possible the swift German victories in Poland and France. Even in the Russian campaign, it is clear Guderian believes that if the offensive continued towards Moscow in August 1941, the attack could have been successful in capturing Moscow and defeating the Soviet Union as well.

Despite Guderian's opposition to Hitler's orders against the Soviet civilian population, he remains totally loyal to the Nazi regime. Guderian has a certain amount of respect for Hitler, who...

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