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KIRKUS REVIEW

is a study of the German Army, its which had its inception in Frederick the Great, which collapsed at his death, which was reformed by Gneisenau and Schernhorst the new strategies of Moltke, the theory of operational mobility inaugurated by Schlieffen; the World War --and the lack of political and military coordination, the total disruption at the end of the war, with the reconstitution of the Reichswehr on . Then the capitulation of the Army to Hitler, the new German Army developed with its intense and excellent training, technical and tactical coordination, mobility --- and its fallings when exposed to unanticipated conditions such as the unexpected resistance of Britain and Russia, seemingly unable to revise its framework of battle, remedy its inelasticity, over-extension, air weakness, Clear, research based analysis, for primarily a military market.