Panther Medium Tank

German Army and Waffen SS Eastern Front Summer, 1943

Dennis Oliver

In July 1943 the German army launched what was to be its last major offensive on Soviet soil. Codenamed Operation Citadel, the attack had initially been scheduled to commence in May but was postponed by Hitler on a number of occasions to allow the divisions in the East to be reinforced and to ensure that the new Panther tanks could be deployed.
Date Published :
March 2022
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
TankCraft
Illustration :
100 color & 100 black and white illustrations
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781399017961
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 11.6 X 8.2 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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Overview
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In July 1943 the German army launched what was to be its last major offensive on Soviet soil. Codenamed Operation Citadel, the attack had initially been scheduled to commence in May but was postponed by Hitler on a number of occasions to allow the divisions in the East to be reinforced and to ensure that the new Panther tanks could be deployed. In the fifth book on the Panther in this series Dennis Oliver examines the first vehicles that left the assembly plants to go into service against the Red Army as part of Operation Citadel and the units that arrived in the late summer and early autumn of 1943. In addition to archive photographs and painstakingly researched, exquisitely presented color illustrations, a large part of this book showcases available model kits and aftermarket products, complemented by a gallery of beautifully constructed and painted models in various scales. Technical details as well as modifications introduced during production and in the field are also examined, providing everything the modeler needs to recreate an accurate representation of the Panther tanks that fought in the East in 1943.

About The Author
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Dennis Oliver is the author of over twenty books on Second World War armored vehicles.

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