Tannenberg: Clash of Empires, 1914

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Potomac Books, Inc., 2004 - Tannenberg, Battle of, Stębark, Poland, 1914 - 420 pages
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Military historian Showalter ( Railroads and Rifles , Archon, 1975) provides a leisurely, well-detailed, and extremely perceptive analysis of the epic battle between Germany and Russia that ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Outline Order of Battle German 8th Army
Outline Order of Battle Russian Northwest Front
PART ITHE FASHION TO MAKE WAR
1The Circus Rider of Europe
2The Center Fails to Hold
PART IIITHE BLOODSWOLLEN GOD
7The Province of Uncertainty
8The Province of Chance
9The Province of Victory
PART IVTHE BITTER FRUITS OF VICTORY
10Opportunities and llusions
Epilogue
Notes

3War Finds a Way
PART IINOW THRIVE THE ARMOURERS
4The Virgin Soldiers
5Taking the Measure of Danger
6First Contact Gumbinnen
Bibliographical Essay
Index
Index to Military Formations
About the Author
Copyright

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Dennis E. Showalter has taught history at Colorado College since 1969. He has also served as a distinguished visiting professor at both the United States Military Academy and the United States Air Force Academy.

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