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Tiger I & Tiger II Tanks: German Army and Waffen-SS Normandy Campaign 1944

Tiger I & Tiger II Tanks: German Army and Waffen-SS Normandy Campaign 1944

by Dennis Oliver


Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on November 19, 2020


In spite of the relatively small numbers involved, the Tiger I and Tiger II tanks of the German Army and Waffen-SS heavy Panzer formations played a central role in resisting the Allied invasion of France in the summer of 1944. British and American tank crews found to their dismay that the Tigers could survive numerous hits while a single round from one of their 88mm guns was enough to penetrate the strongest armor. In his latest book in the TankCraft series, Dennis Oliver uses archive photographs and painstakingly researched, exquisitely presented color illustrations to examine the part these powerful tanks played in the Normandy battles and also the units that operated them.

As with previous titles, a large part of this book showcases available model kits and after-market products and accessories, complemented by a gallery of skillfully constructed and painted models. Descriptions of technical details as well as modifications introduced during production and in the field are also provided giving the modeler all the information and knowledge required to recreate authentic miniature representations of the Panthers that fought in the fields and hedgerows of Normandy during the summer of 1944.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526771636
Publisher: Pen and Sword
Publication date: 11/19/2020
Series: TankCraft Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Dennis Oliver is the author of over twenty books on Second World War armored vehicles.

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