Armored Champion The Top Tanks of World War II, by Zaloga, Steven
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- ISBN: 9780811714372 | 0811714373
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 5/15/2015
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.
Provocative but fact-based rankings of the tanks that fought the Second World War Breaks the war into eight periods and declares Tanker's Choice and Commander's Choice for each Champions include the German Panzer IV and Tiger, Soviet T-34, American Pershing, and a few surprises Compares tanks' firepower, armor protection, and mobility as well as dependability, affordability, tactics, training, and overall combat performance Relies on extensive documentation from archives, government studies, and published sources--much of which has never been published in English before Supported by dozens of charts and diagrams and hundreds of photos