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Posted on Jan 12, 2012 in Armchair Reading

March 2012 – Guderian’s First Blitzkrieg

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  • Cover Feature:Guderian’s First Blitzkreig: How would you have handled the situation Heinz Guderian faced in Poland in 1939?
  • Special Feature: Learning from History’s Turning Points: History’s lessons on global strategic realignment
  • Feature: Killing Hitler’s Hangman: The assassination of Reinhard Heydrich brought brutal retaliation onto Prague ONLINE EXTRA: A photo essay of Prague’s military heritage sites includes several images related to events in this article
  • 10 Questions: Lieutenant General John D. Johnson, America’s top Army leader in Korea, commander of U.S. 8th Army
  • Battle Studies: How the South Could Have Won the Civil War, by Bevin Alexander
  • Great Warriors – British "Tommies," 1914–18
  • Crisis Watch by Ralph Peters – 10 commandments for military doctrine writers
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  • Test your decision-making skills by choosing the best course of action for a counterterrorist drone strike in Yemen; Saladin vs. Crusaders, 1187; and Heinz Guderian in Poland, 1939.
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  • Command Decision # 49: Saladin vs. Crusaders, 1187
  • Command Decision # 47: Clarke at the Battle of Nancy, 1944 – Outcome and Analysis
  • ONLINE EXTRA: Journey to Obsolescence: The Army Air Corps Lighter-Than-Air Branch, Part 2
  • ONLINE EXTRA: FREE PC GAME! Download March to Baghdad, Episode 1: Decision at Tallil Air Base


  • Special Feature: Inside the al-Qaeda terrorist group
  • Bonus Article: Holland’s "Hunger Winter," 1944 – 45
  • Battle Studies: Patton Invades Morocco, 1942
  • Battlefield Leader: William Wallace, Scotland’s Braveheart
  • Interactive command articles in which YOU make the decisions! U.S. tankers at Pusan, Korea, 1950; 82nd Airborne in Sicily, 1943; Israel’s Battle of the Sinai, 1973

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1 Comment

  1. How about something outside of the 20th or 21st Century this time?

    This new trend is getting old. Let’s rename the site, “Modern Warfare General”.


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