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On The German Art Of War

Author : Bruce Condell
ISBN : 9781461751403
Genre : History
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English translation of the military manual that guided the German Army in World War II This book was carried into battle by officers and NCOs and had been classified by the U.S. Army until the year 2000 Topics include command, attack, defense, tanks, chemical warfare, logistics, and more Truppenführung ("unit command") served as the basic manual for the German Army from 1934 until the end of World War II and laid the doctrinal groundwork for blitzkrieg and the early victories of Hitler's armies. Reading it is as close to getting inside the minds behind the Third Reich's war machine as you are likely to get.
Category: History

Moltke On The Art Of War

Author : Daniel Hughes
ISBN : 9780307538512
Genre : History
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Prussian hero Field Marshal Helmuth Graf von Moltke was the architect of the German way of war.
Category: History

Artists Of World War Ii

Author : Barbara McCloskey
ISBN : 0313321531
Genre : Art
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Provides information on art during World War II with profiles of artists and descriptions of their works.
Category: Art

The Art Of War

Author : Steve Walpuski
ISBN : 1502593823
Genre : History
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The Art of War is a collection of never seeing pictures of the World War II. Steve Walpuski is a german polygraf, he created this excellent pictures. World War II is long time over, here you will find a very interessting report of this great work.
Category: History

Artful Armies Beautiful Battles

Author : Pia F. Cuneo
ISBN : 9004115889
Genre : History
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"Readership: All those interested in the history of art, warfare, and politics in the early modern period, including graduate students, academics, and institutes focused on early modern history and culture."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: History

Victorias Frustradas

Author : Erich von Manstein
ISBN : OCLC:55447208
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Art Ideology And Economics In Nazi Germany

Author : Alan E. Steinweis
ISBN : 0807846074
Genre : History
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From 1933 to 1945, the Reich Chamber of Culture exercised a profound influence over hundreds of thousands of German artists and entertainers. Alan Steinweis focuses on the fields of music, theater, and the visual arts in this first major study of Nazi cultural administration, examining a complex pattern of interaction among leading Nazi figures, German cultural functionaries, ordinary artists, and consumers of culture. Steinweis gives special attention to Nazi efforts to purge the arts of Jews and other so-called undesirables. Steinweis describes the political, professional, and economic environment in which German artists were compelled to function and explains the structure of decision making, thus showing in whose interest cultural policies were formulated. He discusses such issues as insurance, minimum wage statutes, and certification guidelines, all of which were matters of high priority to the art professions before 1933 as well as after the Nazi seizure of power. By elucidating the economic and professional context of cultural life, Steinweis helps to explain the widespread acquiescence of German artists to artistic censorship and racial 'purification.' His work also sheds new light on the purge of Jews from German cultural life.
Category: History

Art Of War

Author : Victoria Charles
ISBN : 9781783107797
Genre : Art
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Over the course of history, many wars have changed the political and cultural landscape of our world. While these events are defined by their upheaval and violence, they frequently contribute to the formation of the identity of entire generations or groups of people, and thus have significant cultural effects. Despite the physical and emotional destruction that occurs during these turbulent periods, they have inspired prolific artistic creation. In the wake of traumatic events over the centuries, a myriad of artists have produced works that immortalise the most dramatic moments of these wars in order to establish them in history forever. This book presents beautiful images depicting famous battles and war scenes, accompanied by the iconic text of the legendary Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu, as well as texts documenting notable moments of different wars, each written by well-known writers. From Uccello’s The Battle of San Romano to Picasso’s Guernica, this work offers a captivating look at artworks inspired by war and what they reveal about humanity’s history.
Category: Art

Modern Art At The Berlin Wall

Author : Claudia Mesch
ISBN : UOM:39015080850038
Genre : Art
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At the height of the Cold War, art produced in divided Germany contested the cultural demarcation of East and West. Here Claudia Mesch shows how a wide group of artists, such as Joseph Beuys, Allan Kaprow, Gerhard Richter, Carolee Schneemann, Ed Kienholz, Yvonne Rainer, Jorg Immendorff and Nam June Paik, struggled to take visual art beyond the crude separations of the 'Iron Curtain' , and to transcend the first global cultural divide of the twentieth century. Artists in Berlin produced artworks - including painting, performance and film - that engaged critically with imposed national and global identities, and with issues of memory and trauma. Mesch uncovers for the first time the existence of a critical socialist modernism in the former Soviet Bloc, practiced in East Germany by artists such as Manfred Butzmann, Wolfgang Mattheuer, A.R. Penck, and the artists' group Clara Mosch. 'Modern Art at the Berlin Wall' presents a new chapter in the history of modern art in considering the cultural struggles of artists as they coped with the profound trauma of World War II and the global ideological divide of the Cold War era, and is essential for all those interested in art history, modernism, the Cold War and the cultural history of the twentieth century.
Category: Art

War Violence And The Modern Condition

Author : Bernd-Rüdiger Hüppauf
ISBN : 3110147025
Genre : History
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This volume will explore the specific role which war has played in the constitution of a modern mentality. It will be divided into three parts: one dealing with issues of conceptualizing war, violence, and modernity/ modernism, one devoted to issues of the First World War as an exemplary experience in the 20th century; and one concerned with issues of violence and its representation in the aftermath of the first modern war.
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