Born in 1904, von Mellenthin joined the Seventh Cavalry Regiment in 1924. In 1935, he began his general staff training and in 1939 was an intelligence officer. By the end of the war, he had risen in rank to Major General and was Chief of General Staff, Fifth Panzer Army, on the Western Front. Active in the Polish campaign of 1939, the conquest of France, the Balkans, the desert with Rommel, as well as in Russia, at Stalingrad and Kursk, he was in a unique position to write Panzer Battles, having been present at every major ...

Panzer Battles 2008, Spellmount Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781862274594

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Panzer Battles 2001, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752420219


Panzer Battles 1985, Ballantine Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780345321589

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