The Panther V in Combat

Guderian's Problem Child

Bob Carruthers

The Panther V evidenced a number of problems in combat. However, despite its disappointing battlefield debut, the Panther is frequently hailed as the best all round tank of the war. This study draws on a wide variety of combat reports and primary sources to produce the definitive single volume overview of a legendary fighting machine.
Date Published :
August 2013
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
Hitler's War Machine
Illustration :
approximately 50 b/w images
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781781592113
Pages : 96
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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$14.95

Overview
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The Panther V evidenced a number of problems in combat, and this was the proof of the rushed development program that was made obvious from the events at Kursk. However, despite its disappointing battlefield debut, the Panther is frequently hailed as the best all round tank of the war.

This fascinating study by Emmy award winning author and historian Bob Carruthers draws on a wide variety of combat reports and unique primary sources to weigh up the facts in order to produce the definitive single volume overview of a legendary fighting machine. Included are numerous examples of wartime combat reports from both Allied and German sources, additionally there are a large selection of extracts from the Pantherfibel, the original crew-training manual.

This superb book is essential reading for anyone interested in tank warfare during World War II.

About The Author
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Bob Carruthers is an Emmy Award winning author and historian, who has written extensively on the Great War. A graduate of Edinburgh University, Bob is the author of a number of military history titles including the Amazon best seller The Wehrmacht in Russia.

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