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Tank Warfare in the Second World War

An Oral History

by George Forty

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Published by Constable & Co. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7316042M
ISBN 100094780102
ISBN 109780094780101
OCLC/WorldCa40114691

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Tank Warfare in the Second World War: An Oral History by George Forty (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at . Fuller's ideas on mechanised warfare continued to be influential in the lead-up to the Second World War, ironically less with his countrymen than with the Nazis, notably Heinz Guderian who spent his own money to have Fuller's Provisional Instructions for Tank and Armoured Car Training s/wars: Second Boer War, First World War.

  Robert Forczyk is a leading expert on the history of armored warfare, and he has made a particular study of the Second World War on the Eastern Front. His many books include Georgy Zhukov, Demyansk , Red Christmas: The Tatsinskaya Airfield Raid , Rescuing Mussolini: Gran Sasso , Sevastopol Von Manstein's Triumph, Leningrad. Robert Forczyk, former tank commander and recognised armoured warfare historian, has produced a compelling and demanding analysis of tank warfare on the Eastern Front up until the end of Army Rumour Service. This is a graphic reassessment of the greatest tank war in history. The research is impressive and the resulting book : £

Restrictions. The film or miniseries must be concerned with World War II (or the War of Ethiopia and the Sino-Japanese War) and include events which feature as a part of the war effort.; For short films, see the List of World War II short films.; For documentaries, see the List of World War II documentary films and the List of Allied propaganda films of World War II. After its introduction during the First World War, the tank revolutionised warfare, and proved to be a terrifying and efficient machine of war. Kenneth Macksey provides a study of the policy-makers and tank strategists, the technical and tactical development, as well as presenting the story of the tank on the battlefield the split-second decisions, the battle-weary crews and the endless mud in.


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Tank Warfare in the Second World War: An Oral History Hardcover – May 1, by George Forty (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(4). This book lists all the important tanks used in the Second World War, both by the Allied (England, France, Russia and the USA) and Axis Powers (Germany, Italy and Japan).

Thomas Anderson, an expert on the history of the Second World War, offers an in-depth volume detailing the vehicles, their use in battle and relevant technical specifications.4/5(20). This is an outstanding account of tank warfare from the British perspective during the course of the Second World War.

It perfectly blends an appreciation of strategic, tactical and technological aspects of warfare with the personal accounts of veterans from one regiment/5(94). Tank Combat: The Theory and Practice of Tank Warfare – (Strategy and Tactics) by Christer Jorgensen and Chris Mann | Jun 1, out of 5 stars 4.

The Soviet Union started and ended the war with more tanks than the rest of the world combined (18,–22,). At the start of World War II the most common tank in Soviet service was the T (derived from the Vickers 6-ton), lightly armoured and armed with a 45 mm gun capable of penetrating most German tanks at normal combat ranges.

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British author Forty, well known for his work on armored. Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front, – Red Steamroller - Kindle edition by Forczyk, Robert. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Tank Warfare on /5().

Book subjects like Tank warfare. History > Military > World War II; History > Military > Weapons; Biography & Autobiography > Military; World War.

Get this from a library. Tank Warfare in the Second World War: an Oral History. [George Forty] -- Overview: The tank is only as good as its crew, who are required to fight in a noisy, jarring, explosive-filled "box," knowing that, at any moment, they could be blown to bits. Lieutenant Colonel.

Tank Warfare In World War II book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Approx 5x 8, pages. This book gives you first han /5. Tank Warfare in the Second World War An Oral History (Book): Forty, George: The tank is only as good as its crew, who are required to fight in a noisy, jarring, explosive-filled box, knowing that, at any moment, they could be blown to bits.

Lieutenant Colonel George Forty, who himself served for 32 years in Britain's Royal Tank Regiment, has gathered a vast range of firsthand accounts from. THE ART OF TANK WARFARE A Guide to World War II Armored Combat for Players of Panzer Elite By Christopher S.

Keeling Contents 1. The History of Tank Warfare World War I Between the Wars World War II 2. Tank Academy Tank Basics Firepower Protection Mobility Other factors Size: 3MB.

Featuring more than complex computer-generated battle maps and graphics, the book ranges from the first significant use of tanks at Cambrai during World War I through to major tank battles of World War II, the Indo-Pakistan War, the Arab-Israeli Wars, the Iran-Iraq War and the Allied invasions of Iraq in and /5(1).

One iconic World War II battle, two flags that help tell the story. Learn more from MOAA's Amanda Dolasinski. When Heinz Guderian—Germany’s legendary Blitzkrieg architect and author of the pioneering armored warfare book Achtung-Panzer!— searched the world for examples of tank development after World War I, he neglected to look eastward at Japan, one of the interwar period’s leading nations in armored : Rasheeda Smith.

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Free shipping for many products. Shelves: armored-warfare, germany, history, history-military, military-history, operational-art-of-war, soviet-union, world-war-2 Tank Warfare on Eastern Front is an attempt to provide an objective analysis of how armour or more specifically, large armoured formations, were used on Eastern Front during the first two years of World War II/5.

The author of Case White: The Invasion of Poland delves into the strategy and weaponry of armored warfare during the early years of the Russo-German War. The German panzer armies that swept into the Soviet Union in were an undefeated force that had honed their skill in combined arms warfare to a fine edge.

The Germans focused their panzers and tactical air support at points on the Reviews: 1. Tiger II is the common name of a German heavy tank of the Second World War.

The final official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen Tiger. This is an outstanding account of tank warfare from the British perspective during the course of the Second World War. It perfectly blends an appreciation of strategic, tactical and technological aspects of warfare with the personal accounts of veterans from one regiment/5().

Anti-tank warfare originated from the need to develop technology and tactics to destroy tanks during World War I (). Since the Triple Entente developed the first tanks in but did not deploy them in battle untilthe German Empire developed the first anti-tank weapons.

The first developed anti-tank weapon was a scaled-up bolt-action rifle, the Mauser T-Gewehr, that fired. Overturning the received wisdom of much Second World War history, Mark Urban shows how the tank regiments' advances were the equal of the feats of the German Panzer divisions.

Drawing on a wealth of new material, from interviews with surviving soldiers to rarely seen archive material, this is an unflinchingly honest, unsentimental and often /5().A superb detailed reference guide that covers every type of tank, armoured car, self-propelled guns and semi-tracked vehicle that was used by the German Army between and the end of the Second World War War.

An essential reference book for anyone interested in the subject.