Armor expert Zaloga enters the battle over the best tanks of World War II with this heavy-caliber blast of a book armed with more than forty years of research. ac Provocative but fact-based rankings of the tanks that fought the Second World War ac Breaks the war into eight periods and declares Tanker's Choice and Commander's Choice for each ac Champions include the German Panzer IV and Tiger, Soviet T-34, American Pershing, and a few surprises ac Compares tanks' firepower, armor protection, and mobility as well as dependability, affordability, tactics, training, and overall combat performance ac Relies on extensive documentation from archives, government studies, and published sourcesamuch of which has never been published in English before ac Supported by dozens of charts and diagrams and hundreds of photosWolfersheim: Podzun-Pallas, 2004. Fletcher, David. Crusader ... Friedli, Lukas. Repairing the Panzers: German Tank Maintenance in World War 2. 2 vols. ... London: Batsford, 1990. Hayward, Mark. ... Belmont: Taurus, 1978. Isaev, Aleksei, andanbsp;...
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