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Kingtiger Heavy Tank 1942–45 (New Vanguard #1)
As World War II entered its later stages and Germany was forced increasingly onto the defensive, the need for fast-moving mobile forces lessened and the Wehrmacht required better protected and more powerfully armed tanks. After debacles against the T-34, Hitler and the Panzerwaffe were determined not to be unprepared again. The result of this determination was the ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published January 28th 1993 by Osprey Publishing
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Oct 02, 2011 Marcus rated it liked it
Recommends it for: military modellers, WWII buffs
I'm having a bit of hard time making up my mind about this book. On one hand it provides the expected information - development, technical data and deployment history. It is however a very dry book and one element is in my opinion sorely missing - how well did this weapon system perform on the battlefield. How was it employed, what did their crews think of it, how was it perceived by the opposing side - those questions are not answered and because of that I can't help but feel a bit disappointed ...more
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