Hitler's Panzers by Ian Baxter
(Images of War)

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Using previously unpublished photographs, many of which have come from the albums of individuals who took part in the war, Hitler’s Panzers presents a unique visual account of Germany at arms. The book analyses the development of the Panzer and shows how it became Hitler’s supreme weapon. It describes how the Germans carefully built up their assault forces utilizing all available reserves and resources and making them into effective killing machine. From the Panzerkampfwagen.1 to the most powerful tank of the Second World War, the Jagdtiger, the volume depicts how these machines were adapted and up-gunned to face the ever-increasing enemy threat. Hitler’s Panzers is a unique sight into the full workings of the various light tanks, main battle tanks, self-propelled assault guns and tank destroyers. It is a vivid and fully illustrated account of the development and deployment of the German tank and brings together a captivating glimpse at the cutting edge of World War Two military technology.
 

About Ian Baxter

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Ian Baxter has been collecting wartime photographs and writing books on military subjects for many years. He lives in Essex, England.
 
Published July 23, 2012 by Pen & Sword. 176 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, War, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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