Author Milton Shulman joined the Canadian Army HQ three months before D-Day as a major and was . From them, Major Shulman learnt why it was that such a superbly armed body of fighting men suffered such a calamitous defeat.
Author Milton Shulman joined the Canadian Army HQ three months before D-Day as a major and was promoted to intelligence officer by war's end. As part of his duties, he made close personal contact with the German Army throughout intelligence operations in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
Milton Shulman (1 September 1913 – 24 May 2004) was a Canadian author, film and theatre critic who was based in the United Kingdom for the last six decades of his life. Shulman was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of a successful shopkeeper. His parents were born in Ukraine and were driven out of the Russian Empire by poverty and anti-Jewish pogroms. Shulman's father was only 26 when he died of the flu epidemic but had already acquired three millinery shops as well as a men's haberdashery.
by. Shulman, Milton, 1913-. Public Domain Mark . WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Western Front, Military campaigns, World War, 1939-1945 - Germany. CONTENTS PAGE Introduction v List of Illustrations X Author's Preface XII BOOK ONE THE ROAD TO DEFEAT PART I THE CAUSES CHAPTER I. Men Make Wars 1 II. Hitler 3 III. Discipline 8 IV. Ignorance 13 PART II THE BEGINNINGS V. The Wehrmacht is Reborn 21 VI. Hitler versus the German General Staff 25 VII. The Phoney War 33 VIII.
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Defeat in the West is a curious classic history of World War II. Shulman, immediately after the war ended, set out . One might conclude that this source of information would be hopelessly biased
Defeat in the West is a curious classic history of World War II. Shulman, immediately after the war ended, set out to interview German generals to find out why the Allies won. One might conclude that this source of information would be hopelessly biased. Shulman, however, seems to be fairly immune from the German generals' excuses and scapegoating.
Milton Shulman (1913 – 2004) was a Canadian author, film and theatre critic. Books related to Defeat in the West. After the phoney war period Shulman signed up for the Canadian army, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Canadian Armoured Corps and posted to England in June 1943.
Best book ever written on the subject, dated 1947 and authentically close to the events it describes.
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