The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd Von Rundstedt

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Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt (1875-1953) was one of the foremost German commanders of the Second World War. After service on both the Western and Eastern Fronts during 1914-1918 he rose steadily through the ranks before retiring in 1938. Recalled to plan the attack on Poland, he played a leading part in this and the invasion of France in 1940. Thereafter he commanded Army Group South in the assault on Russia before being sacked at the end of 1941. Recalled again, he was made Commander-in-Chief West and as such faced the ...

The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd Von Rundstedt 2011, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781848846623

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