Super-Heavy Tanks of World war ii download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kenneth W. Estes

Super-Heavy Tanks of World war ii download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kenneth W. Estes year 2014
  • Book name: Super-Heavy Tanks of World war ii
  • Author: Kenneth W. Estes
  • Release date: 2014/8/17
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781782003830
  • Rating: 7.24 of 10
  • Votes: 736
  • Review by: Archer Isbell
  • Review rating: 9.65 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/23
  • Total pages: 48
  • Includes a PDF summary of 4 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The super-heavy tanks of World War II are heirs to the siege machine tradition - a means of breaking the deadlock of ground combat. As a class of fighting vehicle, they began with the World War I concept of the search for a `breakthrough' tank, designed to cross enemy lines. It is not surprising that the breakthrough tank projects of the period prior to World War II took place in the armies that suffered the most casualties of the Great War (Russia, France, Germany). All of the principal Axis and Allied nations eventually initiated super-heavy development projects, with increasingly heavy armor and armament. Much as the casualties of World War I prompted the original breakthrough tank developments, as Germany found itself on the defensive, with diminishing operational prospects and an increasingly desperate leadership, so too did its focus turn to the super-heavy tanks that could turn the tide back in their favor.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 2H30M24S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: World War 2 Books, Military History, Military Engineering, Military Vehicles, General & World History, Tanks & Military Land Vehicles, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000
  • Available formats: WORD, CSV, TCR, AZW, PDF, EPUB, TXT, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, BZ, TAR.Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.98 USD
  • Dimensions: 184x248x5mm
  • Weight: 166g
  • Printed by: Osprey Publishing
  • Published in: New York, United Kingdom
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