DER TIGER Vol 1 Schwere Panzerabteilung 501

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A PICTORIAL DOCUMENTATION OF THE GERMAN HEAVY TANK BATTALIONS 1942-1945

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DER TIGER Vol 1 Schwere Panzerabteilung 501

Der Tiger is an exciting series showing the Tigers and associated vehicles of s.Pz.Abt.501 to 510 in separate volumes with photographs laid out chronologically and accompanied by specific information about each Abteilung.

Der Tiger Vol.1 introduces you to s.Pz.Abt.501, who saw combat in Tunisia, Russia, Poland and Germany. In this first book, the tanks and crews are shown in the field, under maintenance, and after the action. Arranged by timeline, place and sequence, images taken by photographers of the Propaganda companies and private photographs by members of the Abteilung shows its:

  • Formation in May 1942 – deployment to Tunisia (North Africa) at the end of November 1942
  • Reestablishment in September/October 1943 – dispatched to the Eastern Front in December 1943
  • Revitalisation and re-equipment with Tiger II – move to Poland in August 44 and the Reich

This book documents the Tiger I with more than 150 unique photographs mainly in large format from official and private collections and 1/35 plans of a unit-made crane; all backed up with detailed captions and additional documents. One hundred twenty-eight pages, hardcover, landscape format, dual English and German text; full of the latest findings. An unmissable source for modellers and information for historians alike.

Volker Ruff Volker Ruff 9783981690804 398169080X

Weight0.920 kg
Dimensions1.4 × 30.5 × 25 cm
Authors

Volker Ruff

Condition

Like new

Language

German,English

ISBN10

398169080X

ISBN13

9783981690804

Publisher

Volker Ruff

PublishDate

2015

Pagecount

128

Binding

Hardcover

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