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GERMAN ARMORED WARFARE: The Unpublished Photographs 1939 - 1945 [Hardcover]

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Starting from the Blitzkrieg period, when Nazi Germany unleashed its mobile armored divisions into Poland, France and the Low Countries, German Armored Warfare of World War II captures the full might of the Panzerwaffe, Hitler's Panzer arm, from its early triumphs to its final demise. Featuring previously unpublished photographs, many of which have come from the albums of individuals who experienced the war firsthand, the book presents a unique and vivid record of German armor in action from 1939 - 1945.

The photographs detail in turn the different elements that went into making up a fully fledged Panzer division: light tanks, main battle tanks, artillery, assault guns and anti tank destroyers, reconnaissance units, support vehicles, and of course the Panzergrenadiers. in depth descriptive captions accompanying the photographs also provide much historical information and facts about the events portrayed.

Depicting action from the fields of France to the Russian steppes and rugged Italian terrain, German Armored Warfare of World War II is a captivating glimpse of one of the most effective weapons of war ever to have appeared on the battlefield.

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Pages   220
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.54" Width: 9.76" Height: 1.25"
Weight:   3.13 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Publisher   Casemate
ISBN  1932033157  
ISBN13  9781932033151  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Ian Baxter has been collecting wartime photographs and writing books on military subjects for many years. He lives in Essex, England.

Ian Baxter has an academic affiliation as follows - Sheffield, UK Foundation Year 1 doctor in medical education, The North.

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1Books > Subjects > History > Europe > Germany > General
2Books > Subjects > History > Military > Pictorials
3Books > Subjects > History > Military > World War II > General
4Books > Subjects > History > World > General

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One of the best panzer books!  May 21, 2007
Buy this book! Great text with many pictures ive never seen.
A powerful visual presentation of arms and armaments  Jul 26, 2003
German Armored Warfare Of World War II: The Unpublished Photographs 1939-1945 by military historian Ian Baxter is an impressive and authoritative survey enhanced with many previously unpublished black-and-white photographs of World War II German armor, soldiers, and battles. Descriptive captions enrich the photographs with historical facts and reference information of the events portrayed. A powerful visual presentation of arms and armaments, German Armored Warfare Of World War II is a core addition to any personal reading list, as well as professional and academic World War II Military Studies reference collections.
Some interesting photos, but poor quality text  Jul 9, 2003
This book has potential but is marred by an inexplicable number of errors. I found myself unable to enjoy the text without discovering page after page of misidentifications (i.e.: Panzer IVs labeled as Panzer IIIs, Marder IIs labeled as Marder IIIs, etc., etc.). Scenes from Africa are misidentified as "..on the Eastern Front..." Some of the vehicles are not only mislabeled, but are also put into a context that is chronologically impossible (i.e.: Panzer IV Ausf. Js during Operation Citadel). I simply cannot fathom how an author can place such facts into print without doing a minimal amount of research. Also, the author has a habit of speculating about what is happening in the photographs, to the extent that I almost expected to read what the crew was thinking when the photo was snapped. Most of this is obviously pure conjecture, and rings hollow when coupled with the factual errors that are evident. The layout of the book had promise, with different chapters devoted to main battle tanks, light tanks, reconnaissance vehicles, etc. But I was disappointed to find that the chapters do not even come close to being comprehensive in scope. For example, the reconnaissance chapter has over twenty photos of motorcycle dispatch riders, but very little coverage of the various models of armored cars used throughout the conflict. Some of the photos are of dubious quality and/or informational value, and others have been seen before in other publications (not generally a problem, but the book is subtitled "the unpublished photographs"). The book earned three stars from me because I am an avid armor fan and modeler, and am always looking for new photos of interest. I guess it's because of guys like me that books like this keep getting turned out. I just wish that the people responsible would take the time to check their facts and strive for a little more quality. If the errors don't bother you and you're a WWII armor junkie, then buy this book. If you don't own "The Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two," just make sure you buy that first. Actually, you should browse lots of other titles first...

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