Massimiliano Afiero

A new volume dedicated to the close range antitank fight by German tank hunters during the Second World War.
Date Published :
February 2020
Publisher :
Series :
Connoisseur's Books
Illustration :
224 archival photos
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9788366148260
Pages : 96
Dimensions : 11.7 X 8.3 inches
Stock Status : In stock


A new volume dedicated to the close range antitank fight by German tank hunters during the Second World War, with the treatment in particular of the actions carried out by the Waffen SS fighters and with the relative detailed list of the decorated with the Badge for destroyers of tank, with a brief biography for each of them.

A detailed review of the weapons used and fighting techniques, with the publication of official documents published by the command of the German Army for troop training. A large part is dedicated to the same Badge for tank destroyers, with information and photos of the various versions.

The complete translations of the two manuals 'Die Panzerfaust' and 'Der Panzerknacker' complete the work, with all the original pages in German and the relative translation in English. The volume is completely illustrated with hundreds of original b/w and color photographs and reproductions of manuals and documents of the period.

About The Author

Massimiliano Afiero was born in Afragola, Italy, in 1964. An information technology teacher and programmer, he has been interested in military history since his youth. He has published widely and has been involved in the editing and development of several magazines including Volontari, SGM, Ritterkreuz and The European Volunteer, and the Fronti di Guerra series. Since January 2017, he has been Editor-in-Chief of the quarterly magazine The Axis Forces.


"...plenty of illustrations of the various weapons as well as the technical data on these weapons. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone that is interested in finding out how the Germans used anti-tank weapons and the techniques they were taught."


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