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Armored Victory 1945: U.S. Army Tank Combat in the European Theater from the Battle of the Bulge to Germany's Surrender
Beautifully illustrated with more than 1,200 photos of American tanks and armored vehicles Completes Zaloga's two-volume photo history of American armor in Europe, covering the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine crossings, and the final battles inside Germany Includes all varieties of American armor, from Shermans to Hellcats, plus many photos of German tanks Printed on high-q ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published January 17th 2012 by Stackpole Books
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This is the second volume of Steve Zaloga's two-volume photographic documentary of US Army armor in the European Theater. It begins with the Battle of the Bulge counterattack and continues to the end of the war in Europe. As with the previous volume, I have never seen most of the photos contained in this book. One thing I took away from these two books is how much the US Army armor changed between Normandy and the push into Germany, with the 75mm M4 and M4A1 giving way to the 76mm versions with ...more
500 pages of high quality pictures of US Armor and German knocked out/surrendered armor with accurate captions from the expert on armor himself. Whats not to love? I didnt realize this book was the 2nd in a series and now I must get the first. High quality book.
Steven Zaloga, an internationally recognized military historian, has written numerous books on the vehicles and campaigns of World War II. He has appeared in programs on PBS and The Military Channel. He lives near Baltimore, Maryland.More about Steven J. Zaloga...