Tigers in the Mud: The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius

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Stackpole Books, 1 aug. 2003 - 400 pagina's
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WWII began with a metallic roar as the German Blitzkrieg raced across Europe, spearheaded by the most dreaded weapon of the 20th century: the Panzer.
 

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The German Fighters Didnt Show 146
146
Report immediately to the unit 151
151
Refusal to Obey Orders 153
153
Defensive Fighting at Dünaburg 162
162
The Ambush 166
166
A Fateful Difference of Opinion 174
174
Knocking on Deaths Door 180
180
Rapid Recovery in the Hospital 189
189

MAP 1 32
32
Defensive Battle at Newel 33
33
Retreat to the Narwa 44
44
Old Fritz 53
53
The Front Held at Narwa 61
61
MAP 2 62
62
Calm Before the Storm 73
73
Ivan Attacks 84
84
Mutiny in the Bunker 97
97
Operation Strachwitz 100
100
The Night Was Hell 109
109
Fact or Fiction? 112
112
In Praise of the Tiger 117
117
Failure and Farewell 120
120
PHOTO SECTION
128
Knights Cross at the Hospital 137
137
Attack against the Judennase 138
138
A Visit with Heinrich Himmler 194
194
The Catastrophe Looms 203
203
The Ruhr Pocket 206
206
The Chaos Grows 212
212
A Strange City Commandant 216
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Approaching the End 222
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The Heathens are Often the Better Christians 226
226
In Closing 228
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Afterword to the EnglishLanguage Edition 229
229
Glossary 232
232
Documents
237
Appendix 309
309
Index 361
361
Other Titles in the Series
366
Back Cover
385
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Otto Carius won the Knights Cross with Oak Leaves for his bravery during WWII.

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