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History of the Panzerwaffe : 1942–45 (Hardcover) (Thomas Anderson)

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The final years of World War II saw the legendary Panzerwaffe face its most difficult challenges, with Allied troops landing at Normandy and storming across the continent, and the Russians gaining the upper hand on the Eastern Front. As Germany fought fiercely to hold on to the advantages gained in the early years, they relied heavily on the Panzer IV, the Panzer V Panther, and the StuG III--the backbone of their infamous armored divisions--to hold back their advancing opponents. This second volume on the Panzerwaffe offers a comprehensive guide to the final years of Germany's most famous fighting force, covering the further use of the Panzer IV, the role played by the StuG III assault gun, and the battlefield debut of the formidable Panther. Explosive combat reports and rare archive photographs help uncover the final years of the Panzers, from their defense against the D-Day landings and the role they played in the Ardennes Offensive, to their valiant last stand in Berlin.
Number of Pages: 304
Genre: History
Series Title: General Military
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Osprey Pub Co
Volume number: 2
Author: Thomas Anderson
Language: English
Street Date: May 23, 2017
TCIN: 51496381
UPC: 9781472814487
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-7023
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