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Kesselring: German Master Strategist of the Second World War

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Kesselring is a complete and in-depth biography of this key German commander who was a master strategist of the Second World War. The book is based on pioneering research and access to Kesselring's private papers.
Hardcover, 262 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Greenhill Books
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Gerald Greene
Oct 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book gives insight into the German perspective and operations of WW2 from Kesselring's point of view. A very informative book (especially about N. Africa and Italy theaters of war), and I'm glad I read it.
Mick Maye
May 22, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Amazing insight into Smiling Albert. Not one of your glamour German generals of WW2 but a masterful strategist and brilliant commander. Versatile to the extreme comes to mind and it is all wonderfully presented by one of the pre-eminent authors on military history going around.
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British author and historian who specialized in military history and military biography, particularly of the Second World War. Macksey was commissioned in the Royal Armoured Corps and served during the Second World War (earning the Military Cross under the command of Percy Hobart). Macksey later wrote the (authoritative) biography of Hobart.Macksey gained a permanent commission in 1946, was transf ...more
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