Hitler’s Panzers

Ian Baxter

 
Date Published :
March 2007
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
Images of War
Illustration :
270 b/w photos
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781844154906
Pages : 176
Dimensions : 9.5 X 7.5 inches
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$24.95

Overview
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Using previously unpublished photographs, many of which have come from the albums of individuals who took part in the war, Hitler’s Panzers presents a unique visual account of Germany at arms.

The book analyses the development of the Panzer and shows how it became Hitler’s supreme weapon. It describes how the Germans carefully built up their assault forces utilizing all available reserves and resources and making them into effective killing machine. From the Panzerkampfwagen.1 to the most powerful tank of the Second World War, the Jagdtiger, the volume depicts how these machines were adapted and up-gunned to face the ever-increasing enemy threat.

Hitler’s Panzers is a unique sight into the full workings of the various light tanks, main battle tanks, self-propelled assault guns and tank destroyers. It is a vivid and fully illustrated account of the development and deployment of the German tank and brings together a captivating glimpse at the cutting edge of World War Two military technology.

About The Author
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Ian Baxter is an avid collector of WW2 photographs. His previous books in this Series include Hitler’s Boy Soldiers, Nazi Concentration Camp Commandants and German Army on the Eastern Front – The Advance, German Army on the Eastern Front – The Retreat and Nazi Concentration Camp Commandants, The Crushing of Army Group (North) and the SS Waffen Division series including SS Leibstandarte Division and SS Totenkopf Division At War. He lives near Chelmsford, Essex.

REVIEWS
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"an excellent book, readable, and fast moving, telling the full story of the Panzer armies' advances and ultimately, their defeat."

- Scale Military Modeller

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