Tiger-Abteilung 503

La schwere Panzerabteilung 503 du front de l’Est à la Normandie

Richard Freiherr von Rosen, Dr. Franz-Wilhelm Lochmann, Alfred Rubbel

Date Published :
February 2014
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Illustration :
over 940 photographs, documents, and color profiles
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Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9782840483243
Pages : 432
Dimensions : 12 X 9.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock


French Text

Dr. Franz-Wilhelm offers a well-researched history of this famous unit that was established on 4 May 1942, made famous not only by its efforts in the East but also in Normandy. More than 940 photographs and original documents, along with color profiles are included in this highly detailed work.

About The Author

Richard Freiherr von Rosen served as a gunlayer on a Panzer tank during Operation Barbarossa; led a company of Tigers at Kursk; a company of King Tiger panzers at Normandy and in late 1944 commanded a battle group against the Russians in Hungary. He was awarded the Iron Cross Class I and II; the German Cross in Gold being the highest Wehrmacht award for bravery, awarded on 28 February 1945; the Panzer Combat Badge II Grade and the Wound Badge in Gold.

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