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Panzer Commander, The Memoirs of Colonel Hans Von Luck is the most recent rewarding read that comes to mind. Von Luck, Being a professional soldier would do his duty for Germany no matter the circumstances. In command of an armored recognizance battalion Von Luck spearheaded the Blitzkrieg (German for Lighting War) into Poland then France and Belgium under Erwin Rommel. He then fought to within two hundred miles of Moscow before being transferred to the North African front at Rommel’s Request. The Panzer Commander, The Memoirs of Colonel Hans Von Luck is an informative and insightful window into the Second World War and Russian Captivity. Click here to read the full review.