German Fighting Tanks

Publication Information
Running Time: 55 minutes
RRP: £14.99
Subject: Military 
Format: DVD
Studio: Pen and Sword Books
Release Year: 2011
Classification: Universal
German Fighting Tank DVD

The 15th October 1935, saw the first tank regiment of the German Wehrmacht. In each tank department the middle sized tanks presented the main battle force. With 3300 tanks and 250 assault guns began in June 1941, the Eastern Campaign.

As of August 1942 (TIGER) and, from January 1943 (PANTHER) these new heavy tanks reinforced the troops. In the summer of 1943, during the greatest tank battle of all times at Kursk, they were first deployed in large quantities in combat operations.

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