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Tiger tank battalions of World War II

George Forty

Tiger tank battalions of World War II

by George Forty

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Published by Zenith Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany. -- Heer -- Armored troops -- History -- 20th century,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Germany,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare,
  • Tiger (Tank),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-127) and index.

    StatementGeorge Forty.
    SeriesSpearhead -- 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD757.54 .F68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24007043M
    ISBN 109780760330494
    LC Control Number2009455940
    OCLC/WorldCa148754408

    In spite of the relatively small numbers produced, the Tiger I and Tiger II tanks are arguably the most famous armored fighting vehicles of the Second World War. This book, the first in the TankCraft series, uses archive photos and extensively researched color illustrations to examine the tanks and units of the German Army and Waffen-SS heavy.   The book “Tiger Heat: German Panzers on the Eastern Front” has a chapter about King Tiger tanks. In that chapter, the author describes an engagement between 3 King Tigers and 3 Soviet T/85s in August when the Red Army launched its Lvov–San.

    The Combat History of German Tiger Tank Battalion in World War II in World War II eBook: Lochmann, Franz-Wilhelm, Rubbel, Alfred, Rosen, Von Richard Freiherr: : Kindle Store/5(22). The Tiger and King Tiger tanks gained legendary status during World War II. Sledgehammers strengths and flaws of tiger tank battalions in Sledgehammers: Strengths and Flaws of Tiger Tank Battalions in World War II by Christopher W. Wilbeck. (Paperback )/5().

    This book covering Hitler's Heavy Tiger Tank Battalions has been authored by Ian Baxter, Ian Baxter has authored a good number of titles in this series of books concentrating on Germany during World War 2. The contents of this title are provided over pages of good quality semi gloss paper. The Tiger-Mörser, 38 cm RW61 auf Sturm (panzer) mörser Sturmmörser Tiger or Tiger, best known as Sturmtiger or Sturmpanzer VI. It was a German assault gun of World War II, built from Tiger I chassis and armed with a naval SturmMörser RW61, a howitzer, L mm. Its main task was to provide fire support to infantry troops in urban combat.


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The Tiger and King Tiger tanks gained legendary status during World War II. Numerous tank commanders attained phenomenal tallies of kills and accomplished extraordinary feats during combat in these tanks, building the legend to near mythic proportions after the war/5(33).

Like other 'Spearhead' volumes from Zenith Press, TIGER TANK BATTALIONS IN WORLD WAR II examines development, combat history, equipment and insignia and personnel associated with the weapon or unit along with furnishing a combat assessment, bibliography, etc.

The book contains over b&w and color photographs, numerous maps, charts and sidebars/5(5). Buy a cheap copy of Tiger Tank Battalions in World War II book by George Forty. It was in Tunisia that the Allies first encountered the fearsome Tiger tank--when rounds from a 75mm artillery gun fired from a mere 50 meters away bounced off.

A detailed look at the strength and weakness of one of Germany's most feared weapons during WW2, the Tiger Tank. This is a tank that looks like it means business and this book provides an in-depth account of the organisation and tactical use of the heavy tank battalions designed by the German Army to plug the gaps in the line and to be used as the spearhead in their offensive /5.

(Source: WILBECK, Christopher W., Sledgehammers: Strengths and Flaws of Tiger Heavy Tank Battalions in World War II.) When discussing heavy tanks, Guderian was prophetic in writing that "there will never be many heavy tanks, and they will be used either independently or within the structure of the tank forces, according to the mission.

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[Christopher W Wilbeck] -- "Although much is available about Tiger tanks' technical details and some of the most famous soldiers and units that employed them, until now, there has been little concerning the organization and.

Part of the 'Spearhead' series published by the Zenith Press, this highly informative and lavishly illustrated book chronicles the story of the German Tiger tank during World War II." The Aptos Times "George Forty has created an all-encompassing text that covers the origin and history of the Panzer Kampfwagen VI or Tiger tank and its Pages: The Tiger I was a German heavy tank that saw extensive service during World War ng the 88 mm KwK 36 L/56 gun and thick armor, the Tiger proved formidable in combat and forced the Allies to alter their armor tactics and develop new weapons to counter it.

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During the course of World War II, the German Army developed heavy tank battalions to fulfill the concept of breaking through enemy defenses so faster, lighter mechanized forces could exploit the rupture. These heavy tank battalions had several different tables of organization, but were always centered around either the Tiger or Author: Christopher W Wilbeck.

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For the price, you won't find a better or more detailed volume that gives the particulars of the German battalions that employed the famed Tiger tank during World War II.

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