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Author : Steven J. Zaloga
ISBN : 9781780961392
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The Iosef Stalin tanks were the ultimate heavy tanks developed by the Soviet Union and were popularly called 'Victory tanks' due to their close association with the defeat of Germany in 1945. Yet in spite of their reputation, the Stalin tanks emerged from a troubled design, had a brief moment of glory in 1944 and 1945, and disappeared in ignominy after 1960. This title covers the events contributing to the Soviet Union's need to design the new series, with particular reference to the unsuccessful KV series and the advent of a new generation of heavy German tanks including the Tiger. It also covers their development, operational history and myriad variants.

T 34 85 Medium Tank 1944 94

Author : Steven J. Zaloga
ISBN : 9781472805386
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The T-34-85 tank is one of those rare weapons that have remained in service for more than half a century. First introduced in 1944, it has seen combat in nearly every corner of the globe. Steven Zaloga and Jim Kinnear look at this long-serving tank at length. Although long obsolete in Europe, it has proven a reliable and potent weapon in many Third World conflicts, and is still in service with more than a dozen armies around the world.

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Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015046439421
Genre : American literature
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Armored Thunderbolt

Author : Steve Zaloga
ISBN : 9780811704243
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• Hundreds of photos, including many never published before with riveting accounts of armored warfare in World War II • Compares the Sherman to other tanks, including the Panther and Tiger • Author is a world-renowned expert on the Sherman tank and American armor Some tank crews referred to the American M4 Sherman tank as a "death trap." Others, like Gen. George Patton, believed that the Sherman helped win World War II. So which was it: death trap or war winner? Armor expert Steven Zaloga answers that question by recounting the Sherman's combat history. Focusing on Northwest Europe (but also including a chapter on the Pacific), Zaloga follows the Sherman into action on D-Day, among the Normandy hedgerows, during Patton's race across France, in the great tank battle at Arracourt in September 1944, at the Battle of the Bulge, across the Rhine, and in the Ruhr pocket in 1945.


Author : Michael Green
ISBN : 9781782000921
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In most people's opinion, the German Panther tank was the most elegant tank design of World War II. It embodied a balance of firepower, armor protection, and mobility unmatched by any other tank of the period. Yet, it was not the war-winner it might have been. Author Mike Green examines the disparity between the potential of the Panther design and the actuality of the fielded Panther tank in this new book. Though many viewed the Panther as an engineering masterpiece and a technological breakthrough, it failed to meet expectations on the battlefield, and thus proved a major setback to Hitler's dreams of world domination. Green explores the evolution, and devolution, of the Panther, providing keen insight and new reasons for its ultimate failure.

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Soviet Russian Armor And Artillery Design Practices

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Genre : Armored vehicles, Military
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The Rand Mcnally Encyclopedia Of World War Ii

Author : John Keegan
ISBN : UOM:49015002852433
Genre : History
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Bloody Streets

Author : A. Stephen Hamilton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132227484
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Covers in unprecedented detail the planning, execution, and aftermath of the Soviet assault on Berlin.

Allied Armour Of World War Two

Author : Ian V. Hogg
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025152765
Genre : History
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This highly readable account follows Allied armored vehicles through their most intense period of development. Fully illustrated with archival photography, the well-researched account provides design and production histories, performance capabilities, and battlefield records for a range of tanks, self-propelled guns, armored cars, and specialized weapons built in Great Britain, France, Russia, and the United States from 1939 to 1945.

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