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Field Marshal Von Manstein, The Janus Head - A Portrait

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Published by Helion and Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8776961M
    ISBN 101906033021
    ISBN 109781906033026
    OCLC/WorldCa141381851


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Marcel Stein's Field Marshal von Manstein, a Portrait: The Janus Head admits up front that it is a `portrait' not a bibliography, which proves to be quite true. Unfortunately, this book would be more accurately described as goulash, rather than coherent historical writing, since the author has a pronounced tendency to wander away from his /5(7).

Clear and simple: Janus implies duplicity, so probably not Let me elaborate. The German original of this book has the title "Der Januskopf: Feldmarschall von Manstein: eine Neubewertung" ("The Janushead: Field Marshal von Manshtein: A Reappraisal") and a Roman coin with double-faced Janus on its cover.4/5.

Marcel Stein's Field Marshal von Manstein, a Portrait: The Janus Head admits up front that it is a `portrait' not a bibliography, which proves to be quite true.

Unfortunately, this book would be more accurately described as goulash, rather than coherent historical writing, since the author has a pronounced tendency to wander away from his /5. Marcel Stein's Field Marshal von Manstein, a Portrait: The Janus Head admits up front that it is a `portrait' not a bibliography, which proves to be quite true.

Unfortunately, this book would be more accurately described as goulash, rather than coherent historical writing, since the author has a pronounced tendency to wander away from his Reviews: 5.

In terms of design, editing, typesetting and proofreading, this is the worst book I've red in the last 20 years or so. 5 stars for author's content, 1 for publisher's mess of a me German original of this book has the title "Der Januskopf: Feldmarschall von Manstein: eine Neubewertung".

Scopri Field Marshal Von Manstein, A Portrait: The Janus Head di Stein, Marcel, Fairbank, Gwyneth: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire Field Marshal Von Manstein 29€ spediti da Amazon. In spite of Manstein's central role in the War however, there has been no official biography written about him.

In Field Marshal von Manstein, The Janus Head, A Portrait noted military historian Marcel Stein tackles this void in the scholarship on the War. Field Marshal von Manstein The Janus Head a Portrait by Marcel Stein When I finally got around to reading Manstein's military memoirs I was quite surprised at how much I was annoyed by them.

Instead of explaining what had happened and why I was presented with 'what if' solutions and how everyone around him was responsible for the failures under.

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After the armistice, Mackensen was interned for a year. He retired from the army in and was made a Prussia state. FIELD MARSHAL VON MANSTEIN, A PORTRAIT: THE JANUS HEAD. $; $; Book Type: C, O By Marcel Stein. Most military historians are in agreement that Feldmarschall Erich von Manstein was the most outstanding German high commander of the Second World War.

Many view him as the foremost exponent of large-scale mobile operations in any of the. Field Marshal von Manstein: The Janus Head / A Portrait (Book) Book Details.

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Erich von Manstein resigned (was resigned?) in over differences with OKW (read: Hitler). In Field Marshal von Manstein: The Janus Head / A Portrait noted military historian Marcel Stein tackles this void in the scholarship on the War.

In doing so Stein has driven a stake through the heart of myths long enduring in regards to Manstein and his role in the War. In Marcel Stein produced one of the first truly complete looks at Manstein in his work Field Marshal von Manstein, The Janus Head, A Portrait. I reviewed Stein's work and found it to be a valuable addition to the available literature on the War.

In Field Marshal von Manstein, The Janus Head, A Portrait noted military historian Marcel Stein tackles this void in the scholarship on the War. In doing so Stein has driven a stake through the heart of myths long enduring in regards to Manstein and his role in the War.

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Reviews: 7. Book Review Of Field Marshal Von Manstein, The Janus Head, A Portrait. by: Steven Mercatante (Janu ) Few would argue with the assertion Erich von Manstein ranked among the best operational level military commanders of the Second World War, if not the best.

Nevertheless, because of Manstein's decisions during and after the War, he. Quoted in "Field Marshal Von Manstein, a Portrait: The Janus Head" - Page - by Marcel Stein, Gwyneth Fairbank - History - Tags: you, feel, Chief, Staff, talks, rubbish, place, here, Better. Please note, I do not add new books to my website until I actually have them in stock, as too many times in the past there have been the so called check's in the mail issues with problems from release dates to shipping and so on.

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Born into an aristocratic Prussian family with a long history of military service, Manstein joined the army at a young age and saw service on several fronts. Field Marshal Von Manstein: The Janus Head/A Portrait Marcel Stein Helion & Company Ltd.

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