Ghost Division

The 11th "Gespenster" Panzer Division and the German Armored Force in World War II

A. Harding Ganz

Nicknamed the "Ghost Division" because of its speed and habit of turning up where enemies least expected, the German 11th Panzer Division wreaked havoc during WWII. Through archival sources and interviews with veterans, this book explores the division's pivotal role in some of the biggest engagements: Barbarossa, Stalingrad, Kursk, and the Bulge.
Publication date:
March 2016
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Illustration :
20 maps; 32 b/w photos
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9780811716598

Dimensions : 254 X 203 mm
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£28.99

Overview
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• Detailed reconstruction of the 11th Panzer Division's wartime exploits
• Explores the role played by the German Wehrmacht's panzer force during World War II, its tactical prowess, and tenacity of its soldiers
• Draws on archival sources as well as interviews and correspondence with veterans

Nicknamed the "Ghost Division" because of its speed and habit of turning up where its enemies least expected, the German 11th Panzer Division wreaked havoc in the East and West in World War II, playing a pivotal role in some of the biggest engagements, including Barbarossa, Stalingrad, Kursk, and the West.