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Published by Helion & Company in Solihull, England .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Manstein, Erich von, -- 1887-1973 -- Military leadership.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMarcel Stein ; translated by Marcel Stein ; English edition edited by Gwyneth Fairbank.
ContributionsFairbank, Gwyneth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDD
The Physical Object
Pagination436 p. :
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22753511M
ISBN 101906033021
ISBN 109781906033026
OCLC/WorldCa141381851

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Field Marshal Von Manstein: The Janushead - A Portrait. Most military historians are in agreement that Feldmarschall Erich von Manstein was the most outstanding German high commander of the Second World War. Many view him as the foremost exponent of large-scale mobile operations in any of the Second World War armies. In spite of Manstein's central role in the War however, there has been no official biography written about him. In Field Marshal von Manstein, The Janus Head, A Portrait noted military historian Marcel Stein tackles this void in the scholarship on the War. In doing so Stein has driven a stake through the heart of myths long enduring in regards to Manstein and his role in the War. Field Marshal Von Manstein fought at Stalingrad and Kursk and after disagreements with Hitler was relieved of command. Forward by the British Military historian B.H. Liddell Hart. Good+ copy of the first American edition in a fair dust jacket protected by mylar.   Field Marshal Erich von Manstein described his book as a personal narrative of a Lost Victories is the Erich von Manstein’s recollection of the operations and. Read the full-text online edition of Lost Victories ().

This book does that, using Field Marshal Erich von Manstein, the man Hitler increasingly made responsible for Germanys prosecution of its war against the Soviet Union It’s a way of seeing history from a very personal vantage point, rather than from the omniscient, “on /5. Marcel Stein's Field Marshal von Manstein, a Portrait: The Janus Head admits up front that it is a `portrait' not a bibliography, which proves to be quite true. Unfortunately, this book would be more accurately described as goulash, rather than coherent historical writing, since the author has a pronounced tendency to wander away from his subject and pursue other items that strike his fancy/5(6). Scopri Field Marshal Von Manstein, A Portrait: The Janus Head di Marcel Stein, Gwyneth Fairbank: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da 29€ spediti da Amazon/5(4). In Field Marshal von Manstein, The Janus Head, A Portrait noted military historian Marcel Stein tackles this void in the scholarship on the War. In doing so Stein has driven a stake through the heart of myths long enduring in regards to Manstein and his role in the War.

  Field Marshal Erich von Manstein was one of Hitler’s most brilliant commanders and a keen strategic mind. He had a distinguished career and played a crucial role throughout WWII: The Battle of the Bulge, the Crimean campaign, The battles of Leningrad and Stalingrad, Operation Citadel, to name but the most notorious.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Field Marshal Von Manstein, The Janus Head - A Portrait by Marcel Stein; 1 edition; First published in Erich von Manstein, original name Erich Von Lewinski, (born Nov. 24, , Berlin, Ger.—died J , Irschenhausen, near Munich, ), German field marshal who was perhaps the most talented German field commander in World War II.. The son of an artillery general, he was adopted by General Georg von Manstein after the untimely death of his parents. In terms of design, editing, typesetting and proofreading, this is the worst book I've red in the last 20 years or so. 5 stars for author's content, 1 for publisher's mess of a me German original of this book has the title "Der Januskopf: Feldmarschall von Manstein: eine Neubewertung".