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01 October 2017
History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Tanks & military land vehicles
The German Panther is one of the most famous, and greatest, tanks of World War II. Often considered the most elegant tank design of the war, it embodied a balance of firepower, armour protection, and mobility unmatched by any other tank of the period. This new study by German armour expert Thomas Anderson draws upon original German archival material to tell the story of the birth of the Panther in response to the Soviet tanks encountered in 1941. He then analyzes its success on the battlefield and the many modifications and variants that also came into play. Illustrated throughout with rare photographs and drawings, many of which have never been published in English before, this is a unique history of one of the most famous tanks of World War II.
By:   Thomas Anderson
Imprint:   Osprey
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 242mm,  Width: 190mm, 
Weight:   968g
ISBN:   9781472827036
ISBN 10:   1472827031
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 October 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

A German national, Thomas Anderson is a specialist in the German Armoured Fighting Vehicle of World War II. He has spent decades trawling archives throughout Germany and the rest of Europe to discover little-known facts and never previously published photographs of the might of the German armoured force.

Reviews for Panther

Highly recommended for beginner to advanced builders. - Danny Egan, Armor Modeling & Preservation Society

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