Armored Champion by Steven Zaloga
The Top Tanks of World War II

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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 WarBreaks the war into eight periods and declares Tanker's Choice and Commander's Choice for eachChampions include the German Panzer IV and Tiger, Soviet T-34, American Pershing, and a few surprisesCompares tanks' firepower, armor protection, and mobility as well as dependability, affordability, tactics, training, and overall combat performanceRelies on extensive documentation from archives, government studies, and published sources--much of which has never been published in English beforeSupported by dozens of charts and diagrams and hundreds of photos

 

About Steven Zaloga

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Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in history from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He is a senior analyst with Teal Group Corp. and editor of their publication World Missiles Briefing, an industry trade publication on current developments in missile technology and production. He also serves as adjunct staff with the Strategy, Forces, and Resources Division of the Institute for Defense Analyses. He is the author of numerous books on military technology and military history.
 
Published May 15, 2015 by Stackpole Books. 336 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction
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