New York City: Mason/Charter, 1975. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is 5.75 inches by 189,  pages. Illustrations. Bibliography. Index. DJ has some wear and soiling and is price clipped. Colonel John Weeks began his long and distinguished military career with the Staffordshire Regiment before serving in the Parachute Regiment. A well respected author of military books and an instructor at the Royal Military College of Science, he was engaged for many years on the assessment of weapons and weapons systems. Men Against Tanks is the first complete history of the development of tactics and weaponry of anti-tank warfare developed to a sophisticated level of strategic importance. This book is the first history of that development. Beginning with the days when the Germans had little more than "K" bullets to use against tanks, the author proceeds to the hectic technological race between the Allies and the Axis powers during World War II, which saw Germany under Krupp develop a variety of weapons not seen in any other field of armament. A discussion of the Arab-Israeli War in 1973 affords a look at the future of missile and tank warfare. In this account of the combat between men on foot and men in bullet-proof machines, the author has simplified technical jargon and stressed the human side of modern warfare. In this account of the combat between men on foot and men in bullet-proof machines, the author has simplified technical jargon and stressed the human side of modern warfare. This straight-forward study, with photographs & diagrams, is a must for students of twentieth-century military strategy & tactics, including the growing body of wargamers.
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New York, N.Y. ARCO Publishing Company, Inc., 1968. Presumed First U. S. Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 8.75 inches by 5.675 inches. 112 pages. Illustrations. Technical data. Cover has some wear and soiling. Covers Complete Specifications of All Models. Includes Introduction, The Development of German Armor, Nomenclature of German Tanks and Armored Vehicles, and provides information on a variety of models. Glossary of German Terms and Abbreviations and English Equivalents. The development in design and production of tanks and armoured vehicles by Germany during the period 1914-1945--the era covering both World Wars--is described in this book. The few true armoured cars built before World War 1 are also mentioned briefly in the introductory article on development. All the main types of German tanks and armoured cars to enter quantity production from 1933 onwards are described and illustrated, although space permits no more than mention of the numerous subtypes.
London, England: Osprey, 1995. Second printing [stated]. Trade paperback. 48 pages. Illustrations (some in full color). Footnotes. Some technical specifications. Steven J. Zaloga (born February 1, 1952) is an American author and defense consultant. He received a bachelor's degree cum laude at Union College and a masters degree at Columbia University, both in history. He has published many books dealing with modern military technology, and especially Soviet and CIS tanks and armored warfare. He is a senior analyst at the Teal Group. He is also a noted scale armor modeler and is a host/moderator of the World War II Allied Discussion group at Missing-Lynx, a modeling website. He is a frequent contributor to the UK-based modeling magazine Military Modeling. He is a member of the Armor Modeling and Preservation Society. Peter Sarson has produced graphic cutaways for many armored vehicle publications, and is regarded as one of the world’s great illustrators of military vehicles. The T-34 was the most influential tank design of World War 2. When first introduced into combat in the summer of 1941, it represented a revolutionary leap forward in tank design. Its firepower, armor protection and mobility were superior to that of any other medium tank of the period. This superiority did not last long. While the T-34 underwent a series of incremental improvements during 1943, it was being surpassed by new German tank designs, most notably the Panther. This title traces the life of the original T-34 through all its difficulties to eventual success.