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HOFFMANN (Maj.-Gen. Max) War Diaries & Other Papers. 1st Eng. Ed., 2 Vols., 271 & 407pp., frontis. to each Vol. (that in Vol. I loose), 2 fldg. maps. Secker. 1929  #58389
[HLMainPic] Important memoirs of the Eastern Front where the gifted Hoffmann was powerful Chief of Staff to the C-in-C, with much interesting commentary on the abilities & decisions of the German Supreme Command. Highly recommended by Falls ("Hoffmann... was one of the youngest & most brilliant among the leading German soldiers. He here appears as a severe critic of Hindenburg & Ludendorff... He himself was on the Eastern Front throughout the War, but understood very clearly what was happening on the Western..."), awarding two stars. Orig. brown cloth, gilt, covs. sporadically stained & worn, o/w sound & rare. See illustration on our website.   £90




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