US Anti-tank Artillery 1941-45 by Steven J. ZalogaUS Anti-tank Artillery 1941-45 by Steven J. Zaloga

US Anti-tank Artillery 1941-45

bySteven J. ZalogaIllustratorBrian Delf

Paperback | April 12, 2005

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The US Army's development of the 37mm anti-tank gun began in response to needs identified during the Spanish Civil War. By the time it entered service in Tunisia in 1943, the gun was already obsolete, and the US began the licensed manufacture of the British 6-pdr in the hope of finding a quick solution to its artillery requirements. This in turn proved unequal to the demands of warfare in France in 1944, and further anti-tank measures were developed - rocket propelled grenades for infantry use, and weapons designed specifically for use by the Tank Destroyer Force.
Steven J Zaloga was born in 1952, received his BA in history from Union College, and his MA from Columbia University. He has published numerous books and articles dealing with modern military technology, especially armoured vehicle development. His main area of interest is military affairs in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe ...
Title:US Anti-tank Artillery 1941-45Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.22 × 0.09 inPublished:April 12, 2005Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841766909

ISBN - 13:9781841766904

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Design and Development · Operation History · Variants · Color plate commentary

Editorial Reviews

"This is a well thought out book with just the right amount of information and pictures for the modeler. The Author does not drag out the explanations and makes it very easy for the laymen to understand and follow along...Overall this is a great book for anyone interested in US Anti Tank development and use. I highly recommend this book." -Bryan Gray, Armorama (May 2005)