Hitler now commands the Army
20 December 1941: General Guderian tries to tell Hitler about conditions on the Eastern Front after the Fuhrer takes over as Commander In Chief of the Army
Heinz Guderian was one of the strategists behind the Nazis’ innovative ‘Blitzkrieg’ tactics. He had demonstrated the sure handling of the Panzers in the invasions of Poland and France and then again as head of the 2nd Panzer Group, later the 2nd Panzer Army, during the invasion of Russia.
General Guderian had chal…