Hitler's Panzers

Hitler's Panzers

by Ian Baxter
     
 

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Using previously unpublished photographs, many of which have come from the albums of individuals who took part in the war, Hitler’s Panzers presents a unique visual account of Germany at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

Overview

Using previously unpublished photographs, many of which have come from the albums of individuals who took part in the war, Hitler’s Panzers presents a unique visual account of Germany at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

REVIEWS

"an excellent book, readable, and fast moving, telling the full story of the Panzer armies' advances and ultimately, their defeat."
Military Scale Modeler, 02/2010

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844154906
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date:
04/11/2007
Series:
Images of War Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Ian Baxter has produced a fine selection of highly illustrated books in the Images of War Series mainly covering Axis Forces in WW2. He is a dedicated collector of rare images and an expert in his field. He lives near Chelmsford, Essex.

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