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RE: Debunking the Glantz myth - 8/6/2012 7:27:29 PM   
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Marquo -

I think you are correct. Beevor writes more to the mass audience - or at least the books that get to the US are targeted that way. Many of Glanzt's books and articles are "university press" - or at least started that way. These usually run about 1,000 volumes or less and are targeted for the hard core fan interest or a researcher. Small runs, published without a lot (if any) staff support (like editors) and usually not well circulated.

Due to Glanzt original research, a lot of his stuff - even though still published by the university press - runs a lot higher runs. He's just struck a "hot spot".

I suspect both Beevor's and Erikisons volumes sold at least was well as Glanzt best - and Erikison much better if I had to bet. Beevor usually doesn't have much to interest me due to his target audience; Glanzt does but he's hard to read and many times boring. Erikson, when I first read him, was excellent (its been awhile).

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RE: Debunking the Glantz myth - 8/6/2012 7:55:01 PM   
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OK turtlefang, you're driving me crazy...you seem very intelligent and reasonable, but it is GLANTZ, not GLANZT.

Whew, had to get that off my chest...

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RE: Debunking the Glantz myth - 8/6/2012 7:59:02 PM   
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If it isnt alrdy so. Make sure never to read any of my posts 76mm.

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RE: Debunking the Glantz myth - 8/6/2012 11:09:29 PM   
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Erickson's books were based on interviews he conducted with the Soviet commanders and staff. They are excellent for any WITE player because they detail the war from the Soviet army level - exactly as covered by this game.

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RE: Debunking the Glantz myth - 8/6/2012 11:25:30 PM   
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Anthony "The late David Glantz" Beevor.


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RE: Debunking the Glantz myth - 8/7/2012 2:29:52 PM   
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If that drives you crazy, don't raise teenage boys or your in for a long, rough ride.

I'll try to do better, don't want anyone to lose sleep at night because I don't pay attention.


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