Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany’s Master Tactician

Due for release May 2022 in the ANZ.


 

PANZER COMMANDER HERMANN BALCK is regarded as one of the world’s greatest armoured warfare commanders. During World War II, he directed panzer troops from the front line and led by example, putting himself in extreme danger when rallying his soldiers to surge forward. He fought battles that were masterpieces of tactical operations, utilising speed, surprise and a remarkable ability to motivate his men to achieve what they considered to be impossible.

In this intriguing history, we follow his perilous journey through the fields of France, the mountains of Greece and the steppes of Russia. In Greece, through flair and innovative leadership, his soldiers overcome every obstacle to defeat determined Allied forces defending the narrow mountain passes.


 

SPECIFICATIONS:   Paperback  | 234 x 154 mm  | 304 Pages | B & W Illustrations  | 9781922539113

Stephen Robinson studied Asian history and politics at the University of Western Sydney, graduating with First Class Honours. He has worked at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs researching British atomic weapons tests and as a policy officer in the Department of Defence. He is also an officer in the Australian Army Reserve and has served as an instructor at the Royal Military College. He also graduated from Australian Command and Staff College. His book False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II was published in 2016, and The Blind Strategist: John Boyd and the American Art of War was published in early 2021, both by Exisle Publishing.

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