Heinz Guderian's Theory

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In every human’s life, they will face struggles. Humans can choose whether to stay firm in their beliefs or give up and crumble to the world. Heinz Guderian, a general in World War 2, was a strong man physically and ideology. When Guderian’s views were questioned, he did not back off his views to agree with the Nazi Party. As a commander of many troops, it was thought that he would have been commanding the way that the Nazi Party had commanded, but instead he commanded the way he saw fit. This resulted in his dismissal from the army for a short period of time. When Guderian returned, he continued to command the way he saw fit, resulting in his dismissal for the second time. Guderian never stopped doing what he saw fit to get the job…show more content…
At the age of thirteen years old, he attended various military schools until he joined the army when he was…show more content…
Heinz tested his first theories in the Battle of Wizna. Then in May 1940, he led the Invasion of France, where he personally plowed through the fields and the Ardennes Forest. While he was commanding his troops through France he received the nickname “Schneller Heinz” which means “Hurry-up-Heinz.” After he refused to turn away from Kiez on October 5th, he was relieved of his command. After his release, his dreams of being promoted to field marshall, were destroyed. In result to this, he was appointed to Inspector-General of the Armored Troops in March of 1943. Heinz Guderian took the place of Kurt Zeitzler as Chief of Staff of the Army. He was released once again in March 1945, because of a shouting-match over a failed counterattack. On May 10, 1945 Guderian surrendered to American troops. He was held in custody until his release in 1948. He was released without any war crimes, and often attended veteran meetings in England ( Thor, Heinz Guderian ). Guderian died on May 14, 1954 at the age of 65 because of illness. Heinz Guderian never stopped standing up for his beliefs and views just because his superiors told him to. A lot of the times people give up their views because someone tells them to. This happens because they are worried that a horrible event will happen to them. This is what many people do. They are always worrying about getting caught and when they do they give into the torture tactics
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