Order in Chaos: The Memoirs of General of Panzer Troops Hermann Balck (Foreign Military Studies)
Released! 06/05/2015
Order in Chaos: The Memoirs of General of Panzer Troops Hermann Balck (Foreign Military Studies)
by Hermann Balck
Hardcover

German general Hermann Balck (1897–1982) was considered to be one of World War II's greatest battlefield commanders. His brilliantly fought battles were masterpieces of tactical agility, mobile counterattack, and the technique of Auftragstaktik, or "mission command." However, because he declined to participate in the U.S. Army's military history debriefing program, today he is known only to serious students of the war.

Drawing heavily on his meticulously kept wartime journals, Balck di... read more