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Tiger Tanks at War
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Zenith Pr
Publication date February 15, 2008
Pages 127
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780760331125
ISBN-10 076033112X
Dimensions 0.25 by 8 by 10.25 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $21.99
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The first prototype for the Tiger tank was set to be ready for Hitlers birthday on April 20, 1942. The Henschel Company, competing with Porsche, produced the superior model, and by August of that year the formidable Tiger--or Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. H.--was in full production.

This book takes us behind the scenes with the Tiger tank, reviewing the full history, the design and mechanics, and the mixed record of this machine, which was designed to outgun its Russian counterparts. Military writer Michael Green offers a close-up account--accompanied by photographs, diagrams, and maps--of how the Tiger tank operated, how it was armed, and where it succeeded brilliantly, as well as where it failed miserably.

His book fills a fascinating niche in the history of military technology, and of the impact of technology on history itself.

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With James D. Brown | from Zenith Pr (February 15, 2008)
9780760331125 | details & prices | 127 pages | 8.00 × 10.25 × 0.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $21.99
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