Lost Victories

Erich von Manstein was one of the most prominent commanders of the Wehrmacht, Nazi Germany's armed forces during World War II. Attaining the rank of Generalfeldmarschall, he was held in high esteem as one of Germany's best military strategists.

Erich von Manstein was one of the most prominent commanders of the Wehrmacht, Nazi Germany’s armed forces during World War II. Attaining the rank of Generalfeldmarschall, he was held in high esteem as one of Germany’s best military strategists.

Field Marshal Erich von Manstein is often regarded as having been a military genius. His memoirs focus on the purely military aspects of the war and provide a detailed insight into the machinations that surrounded some of the most crucial German decisions of the war, including the crisis at Stalingrad.