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Description - Tiger Tank Companies in World War II by George Forty

The fearsome Tiger Tank was first developed for Hitler's birthday in 1942 as a prototype, and first encountered by the Allies in Tunisia in dramatic fashion: rounds from a 75 mm shell, fired from just fifty meters away, bounced of the side of this monster weapon! Despite being unwieldy in size, and with inherent design flaws, the Tiger tank quickly earned itself a reputation for invincibility through Tunisia, Leningrad, and Kursk. This book follows the fortunes of this fearsome weapon in battle, and is the first to tell the story from development, through testing and battlefield performance until they literally ran out of oil at the Battle of the Bulge. With over 100 photographs, the book brings to life the combat service of the German army's independent Tiger Tank companies, and all versions of the tank - Mark I, Mark II, King Tiger Tank. Also included are technical descriptions of it's main and secondary armament, tables of tactical organization, and engine and drive train specifications - altogether a title that any military enthusiast must have!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780760330494
ISBN-10: 0760330492
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 184mm x 10mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Motorbooks International
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Publish Date: 25-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - George Forty

George Forty OBE served for thirty years as a British army officer in the Royal Tank Regiment before becoming curator of the Bovington Tank Museum, where he was the inspiration for its growth in the 1980s and 1990s. His first book was on the Desert Rats (with whom he served postwar) and were published by Ian Allan in 1976; since then he has written over fifty more, including Patton s Third Army at War, and handbooks of the World War II armies of Britain, Japan, and the United States."

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