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German tanks in World War I the A7V and early tank development by Schneider, Wolfgang Oberleutnant.

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Published by Schiffer Pub. in West Chester, Pa .
Written in English

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  • Germany.,
  • Germany

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Tank warfare.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany.,
  • Tanks (Military science) -- Germany -- History.

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Deutsche Kampfwagen im 1. Weltkrieg.

StatementWolfgang Schneider & Rainer Strasheim.
SeriesSchiffer military history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD608 .S36 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1891482M
ISBN 100887402372
LC Control Number90060476

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This book is still a very good reference for German tanks of WW II. It provides excellent design histories of the various models of tanks. Another book that is more comprehensive (my opinion, anyway) than this one is "Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War II" by Chamberlain and Doyle ().There are now quite a few more detailed books on specific tank subjects and types or models since Reviews: From heavy tanks to self-propelled guns, this highlyillustrated technical guide introduces all the main types of armored fighting vehicles used by Germany in World War II. Organized chronologically by type, German Tanks of World War II expertly examines the variety of armored fighting vehicles employed in the invasions of Poland, France, the Low Countries, and/5(5). The indigenous German tank forces were a success due to tactical innovation more than tank quality. Using so-called "Blitzkrieg" ("Lightning War") tactics, Guderian, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist and other field commanders such as Rommel broke the hiatus of the Phoney War in a manner almost outside the comprehension of the Allied — and, indeed, the German — High y: Australia, United Kingdom, Cuba, China, . Nazi Germany had several tank designs during World War II. In addition to these domestic designs, Germany also used various captured and foreign-built tanks. Contents[show] Development and uses The German tank force was an amazing success due to tactical innovation more than tank quality. Many of their tanks outclassed allied armor, delivered more casualties than they took in most engagements.

In World War II the proper name would be “German Reich” if you want to be so historically accurate. I’m sorry but Nazi Germany is really not different from Commie Russia as pedro said earlier. And it sort of whitewashes German history, impying that it was “Nazi” and that majority of common German folk had nothing to do with the war. The development of tanks in World War I was a response to the stalemate that developed on the Western gh vehicles that incorporated the basic principles of the tank (armour, firepower, and all-terrain mobility) had been projected in the decade or so before the War, it was the alarmingly heavy casualties of the start of its trench warfare that stimulated y: Australia, United Kingdom, Cuba, China, . The indigenous German tank forces were a success due to tactical innovation more than tank quality. Using so-called "Blitzkrieg" tactics, Guderian, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist and other field commanders such as Rommel broke the hiatus of the Phoney War in a manner almost outside the comprehension of the Allied — and, indeed, the German — High Command.   German Tanks of World War II by David Porter from light tanks to captured foreign tanks used by Germany, the book is an expert examination of the armoured fighting vehicles that were put into action in the invasions of Poland (Fall Weiss) in , in France and the Low Countries (Fall Gelb) in , in Fall Blau (Operation Braunschweig) on /5(5).

German Tanks of World War II book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “German Tanks of World War II: The complete illustrated history of German armoured fighting vehicles ” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5(18).   Organised chronologically by type, German Tanks of World War II offers a highly illustrated guide to the main types of armoured fighting vehicles used by the German armed forces during the conflict. Ranging from heavy tanks to self-propelled guns, from light tanks to captured foreign tanks used by Germany, the book is an expert examination of /5(52). There are a total of [ 8 ] World War 1 German Tanks () entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. This listing also includes those examples captured from the enemy and reused in German Empire service.   Buy a cheap copy of German Tanks of World War II book by George Forty. George Forty describes the design and construction of all German tanks of World War Two, from the diminutive PzKpfw I to the 'superheavy prototypes which existed Free shipping over $/5(1).