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Polish Campaign 1939

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Published by Hippocrene Books .
Written in English


  • Poland,
  • Military History - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military - World War II,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Campaigns and battles,
  • Campaigns

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8177692M
ISBN 100882549944
ISBN 109780882549941

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  The Polish Campaign of was the first violent demonstration of the effectiveness of the revolutionary Blitzkrieg tactics of the German Army. In spite of its central importance to an understanding of the genesis of this dominant form of land warfare, very little attention has been paid by military historians to the conduct of this campaign/5.   Drawing for the first time on Polish, German and Soviet sources, First to Fight is the definitive history of the German invasion of Poland, which opened the war in September Roger Moorhouse provides a dramatic narrative of military events, brought to life by a select cast of generals and politicians, soldiers and civilians from all sides/5(55). Germany and Poland were the main opposing forces in the Polish September Campaign. The September Campaign was the joint Invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, the Free City of Danzig, the Soviet Union, and a small Slovak contingent marking the beginning of WW II in Europe.. Tactics and military hardware used in the Invasion of Poland varied between the two sides; . The Polish Campaign of was the first violent demonstration of the effectiveness of the Blitzkrief tactics of the German Army. This book takes little-known Polish documentary sources to provide a look at the battles from the perspective of the Polish Army.

Polish Campaign of the aggression of fascist Germany against Poland that launched World War II (–45). Germany’s aim was to quickly rout and occupy Poland and to create a staging area for an attack on the USSR. It hoped that Poland’s allies—Great Britain and France—would not help Poland and would come to an agreement with Germany after. The Polish Campaign by Zaloga, Steven & Victor Madej. New York: Hippocrene Books, Foreword + pp and many illustrations. Historic photos and maps throughout depicting the Blitzkrieg attack and invasion of Poland in First Edition. Maroon Gold Lettered Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 9 Sep air attack air force aircraft antiaircraft antitank guns Armd Bn armored cars armored trains Army Karpaty Army Krakow Army Lodz Army Lublin Army Modlin Army Pomorze Army Poznan army prusy artillery battalions batteries battle began Bn Type bomber Brig Brzesc Bzura Capt Cavalry Brigade Cmdr combat concentrated Corps destroyed doctrine East. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zaloga, Steve. Polish Campaign, New York: Hippocrene Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

Case White: The German Army in the Polish Campaign, September by William Russ In September , Nazi Germany initiated the second world war by invading Poland. William Russ has compiled a highly detailed study of the German invasion of Poland in September , examining, the actions of every group on a daily basis.   "The Invasion of Poland " does this handily when it comes to setting the record straight on what really happened as Hitler's Wehrmacht overran Poland in the fall of Contrary to the propaganda of the day, Polish resistance to the terrible onslaught should not be dismissed as feeble and futile/5(49).   A book by British historian Roger Moorhouse entitled 'First to Fight: The Polish War ' had its premiere at the Polish embassy in London on Thursday. It tells the story of Poland's resistance during the September campaign. This is the first English book about the Polish campaign of written in almost 50 years.   German soldiers inspect the wreckage of a Polish army plane shot down by a German pilot during an air raid, Sept. 8, (AP file photo) On Sept. 1, , at around a.m., an aged German.