Panther Medium Tank 1942-45 by Stephen HartPanther Medium Tank 1942-45 by Stephen Hart

Panther Medium Tank 1942-45

byStephen HartIllustratorJim Laurier

Paperback | February 19, 2003

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The Panzerkampfwagen V Panther is one of the best-known German tanks in existence and is considered one of the greatest tanks of World War II. When in June of 1941, Germany invaded Russia, Panzertruppe encountered KV series and T-34/76 tanks, far superior in firepower and armour protection to any Panzer in service at the time. It was therefore decided to design a new more powerful medium tank, which could be quickly put into production. This book details the result, the Medium Battle Tank, available for service in January 1943. Later models ensured that it became one of the most feared tanks of WWII.
Dr Stephen A Hart is senior lecturer in the War Studies department, at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Prior to this he lectured in the International Studies Department at the University of Surrey, and in the War Studies Department, King's College London. He is the author of several popular histories of aspects of the German Arm...
Title:Panther Medium Tank 1942-45Format:PaperbackPublished:February 19, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1841765430

ISBN - 13:9781841765433

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Table of Contents

Development history · Panther Model D · Panther II · Panther Model A · Panther Model G · Panther Model F · The Panther Assessed · Colour plate commentary · Index