ARMIES ON WHEELS by G. D. A. Marshall

ARMIES ON WHEELS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The author of Hlatskreig (a book which had a skip and a jump on others in the field), military critic of the Detroit News, here analyzes modern warfare through the campaigns of a second year of war, campaigns which have exposed the new technique to new obstacles, showing up strengths and weaknesses in mechanized warfare. Crete, Syria, Bulgaria, Greece, Russia. Part two is a discussion of several theories, -- the need for motorized infantry to enforce mobile hitting forces; the vulnerability of tank units, the more harmonious functioning of the air arm when it is not an independent unit; America's Achilles heals, particularly the concentration of defense works in obvious places. A book for military minded men, clear sighted and interesting.

Pub Date: Nov. 21st, 1941
Publisher: Morrow