German Tank Hunters: The Panzerjager

German Tank Hunters: The Panzerjager

by Bob Carruthers


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781591321
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 01/19/2013
Series: Hitler's War Machine
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

German Tank Hunters 7

Background 15

Combat History 19

The 88 'Family' 24

German Balanced Antitank Protection 26

50-MM Antitank Gun (German) 35

A Tactical Study of the Effectiveness of the German 88 MM Antiaircraft Gun as an Antitank Weapon in the Libyan Battle 40

Penetration of German 88-MM Antitank Gun 44

Armor Penetration of German Antitank Guns 45

German Tactics in the Desert 47

New German 75-MM Antitank Gun 48

Ammunition for German 42-MM Antitank Gun 49

German Antitank and Tank Guns 52

Miscellaneous (German) 56

German AA Guns for Use Against Mechanized Vehicles 57

German 75-MM Antitank Gun 60

German Antitank Units in Rearguard Action in Africa 61

Antitank Tactics as Seen By U.S. Combat Personnel 62

German Antitank Magnetic Charge 67

German Close-In Tactics Against Armored Vehicles 70

German 75-MM Antitank Gun-7.5-CM Pak 40 92

Development of German Tank and Antitank Guns 95

German Use of at Guns with Tanks 105

A German Antitank Gun Emplacement 107

German 88's in Tunisia 109

German Tellermines 111

German "Tank Hunting" Tactics 119

A German Antitank Measure 121

Tactics of German Antitank Artillery 122

German Conversion of French 75s into Antitank Guns 125

New German 88-MM at Gun 127

The 75/55-MM at Gun, Pak 41 128

Notes on German Antitank Tactics 132

German Airborne 28/20 at Gun 135

German Antitank Weapons 137

How to Throw the Panzerwurfmine 154

General Erhard Raus Report 157

German Antitank Rocket Launcher 164

New Hollow-Charge Antitank Grenade for Close Combat 166

88-MM German Antitank Gun Used in France: General Data 172

Tank Destruction Badge 175

More from the Same Series 178

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