Panzer-Divisions at War 1939-1945

Panzer-Divisions at War 1939-1945

by Ian Baxter
     
 

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From the beginning in 1935 this attractive book describes the different elements that went into the Panzer-Divisions. It describes how the Germans carefully built up their assault forces utilizing all available reserves and resources into making an effective fighting machine. It depicts how these awesome formations grew to be used four years later in war, and provides

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From the beginning in 1935 this attractive book describes the different elements that went into the Panzer-Divisions. It describes how the Germans carefully built up their assault forces utilizing all available reserves and resources into making an effective fighting machine. It depicts how these awesome formations grew to be used four years later in war, and provides much historical information and facts about the vehicles and its components that fought in all the campaigns of the war from the early victorious Blitzkrieg in Poland and France to the last ditch defense in Germany in 1945. Each chapter features unseen photographs of light tanks, main battle tanks, assault guns, anti-tank destroyers, artillery, reconnaissance units, support vehicles, pioneers with their bridge building platforms and the motorized infantry or Panzergrenadiers.

This book is a visual treat for the military enthusiast and collector and a worthy addition to the Images of War series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844154333
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date:
11/24/2006
Series:
Images of War Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,211,310
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(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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