New York: Chartwell Books, Inc., 1976. presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 30 cm,. 243,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations (many in color). Index. DJ has slight wear, tears and soiling. Foreword by Brigadier General James Lawton Collins, Jr., Chief of Military History for the Department of the U.S. Army. Christopher Chant is a successful writer on aviation and modern military matters, and have a substantial number of authoritative titles to his credit. He is also a specialist military editor who improves the accuracy of the edited text and introduces a ‘value added’ dimension while at the same time enhancing the overall readability of the edited work. After taking my degree hr became an assistant editor on the Purnell History of the Second World War (1968-69) and History of the First World War (1969-72), and then moved to Orbis Publishing as editor of their World War II (1972-74). He then became a freelance writer and editor. Describes the campaigns and battles involving Nazi generals and field marshals, including Rommel, Kesselring, Model, and Keitel, and discusses the military plot to overthrow Hitler. The book has ample photographs of the weapon systems, maps most in B&W, but some in color. The author does not sugar coat the assessments of each general but provides facts and data to support what made them effective or not. In the end of course, Hitler has to take the lion's share of the blame. Condition: Very good / Very good.
Keywords: WWII, Heinz Guderian, Rundstedt, Rommel, Kesselring, Erich von Manstein, Jodl, Keitel, Sepp Dietrich, Ewald von Kleist, Guenther Hans von Kluge, Fedor von Bock, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, Erich Hoepner. Juergen von Arnim, Heinrich von Vietnghoff, Walth