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  • M18 Hellcat Tank Destroyer 1943?97by Steven J. Zaloga; Jim Laurier

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    The M18 76mm Gun Motor Carriage was developed for the US Army's Tank Destroyer Command. It was the only tank destroyer deployed during World War II actually based on their requirements for speed and firepower. This book examines the development of this vehicle, the controversies over the need for high-speed tank destroyers, and its actual performance... more...

  • M10 and M36 Tank Destroyers 1942?53by Steven J. Zaloga; Peter Sarson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99

    The US Army had a unique tactical doctrine during World War II, placing the emphasis for tank fighting on its Tank Destroyer Command whose main early-war vehicle was the M10 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, based on the reliable M4A2 Sherman tank chassis. This durable and versatile vehicle saw combat service from the North Africa campaign in 1943. By 1944,... more...

  • US Anti-tank Artillery 1941?45by Steven J. Zaloga; Brian Delf

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99

    The US Army's development of the 37mm anti-tank gun began in response to needs identified during the Spanish Civil War. By the time it entered service in Tunisia in 1943, the gun was already obsolete, and the US began the licensed manufacture of the British 6-pdr in the hope of finding a quick solution to its artillery requirements. This in turn proved... more...

  • Operation Pointblank 1944by Steven Zaloga

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 15.95

    Operation Pointblank was the code name for the United States Army Air Force's attempt to destroy German fighter capability through the use of daylight strategic bombing in advance of the D-Day landings. Launched in 1943, the operation immediately met with severe problems, most notably the horrible attrition experienced by the US bomber forces. However,... more...

  • Panther vs Shermanby Steven Zaloga

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 1.99

    In this book Steven J Zaloga offers a fascinating comparison between the two most important tanks involved in the crucial fighting of 1944, the American Sherman and the German Panther. Placing the reader in the heart of this battle between quality and quantity Zaloga uses a compelling account of the ferocious fighting during the Battle of the Bulge... more...

  • M1 Abrams vs T-72 Uralby Steven Zaloga

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 15.95

    The Gulf War bore witness to a number of deadly encounters between these two great adversaries. Heavily armoured, highly mobile and capable of killing at over 2500m the M1 Abrams is, to this day, a veritable fighting machine. Superior to both Iraq's Soviet era T-55 and T-62 tanks, nearly all sources claim that no Abrams tank has ever been destroyed... more...

  • KV-1 & 2 Heavy Tanks 1939-45by Steven Zaloga

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 13.95

    Named after Klimenti Voroshilov, the People's Commissar for Defence, the KVs proved a nasty surprise for German tank crews during the early days of Operation Barbarossa. Although slow, they were extremely heavily armoured. This volume examines the transition from multi-turreted tanks to heavy single-turret vehicles, consisting of the KV-1 and 2,... more...

  • Armored Attack 1944by Steven Zaloga

    Stackpole Books 2011; US$ 44.99

    1,199 photos of American and German tanks with Zaloga's expert captions more...

  • Armored Victory 1945by Steven Zaloga

    Stackpole Books 2012; US$ 43.99

    Beautifully illustrated with more than 1,000 photos of American tanks and armored vehicles. more...

  • Armored Thunderboltby Steven Zaloga

    Stackpole Books 2008; US$ 38.99

    Hundreds of photos, including many never published before with riveting accounts of armored warfare in World War II. Compares the Sherman to other tanks, including the Panther and Tiger. Author is a world-renowned expert on the Sherman tank and American armor. more...