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TIGERS IN COMBAT VOLUME 3. OPERATION, TRAINING, TACTICS

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Helion & Company December 2016 Hardback 305mm x 222mm 520 pages 1200 photos & drawings

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Tigers in Combat Vol 3 closes the gap between the unit histories of volumes 1 and 2 and the technical descriptions in the Jentz and Spielberger books. For the first time, efforts are described in detail of what was taken to create units and what was required to keep the Tiger tank in action regarding handling and operating the vehicle. Other chapters deal with crew training and specific tactical aspects to employ such a heavy tank under all fighting conditions. Further aspects are covered, such as the protection level of the Tiger and reasons for losses - as well as propaganda work with this famous beast. Due to the usage of more than 1,200 photos and drawings, even complex crew tasks and procedures are illustrated in a way that non-Tiger crewmen will be able to comprehend.

“As with all the chapters, this one is profusely illustrated with photographs of the vehicles, and I am pleased to say most are ‘new to me’ … This is an excellent book for those with a passion for the Tiger Tank ... Recommended.” Scale Military Modeller International

“ … Very highly recommended to historians, armour fans and military model makers.”  Tankette

“I cannot recommend this book highly enough for fans of German armour.” Military Model Craft International

“A large format, hardback book and one I think I can say has immediately jumped to be among the top of my list for best books on the Tiger tank.” Military Model Scene

“The major insights into all aspects of tank design, operating, and living conditions mean that it has appeal across a broad spectrum of modern warfare enthusiasts. A real eye-opener, by an expert on Panzer warfare.” Miniature Wargames

“Even if you're not a die-hard Tiger fan, there is so much material and detail in this colossal 520-page book that there is something for almost every student and aficionado of military history.” The Armourer

“It's a work of almost biblical scope, and coupled with the previous two volumes, that I really must track down, it makes a complete reference for the legendary Tiger. If you want such a thing, then this is for you, and it'll also keep you busy reading for quite some time.” Britmodeller

“Thanks to Wolfgang Schneider, within these pages is probably all there is to be known about the Tiger tank and, certainly as far as Volume III is concerned, it is a remarkable work of scholarship, a sound and definitive reference, and a very fun read. Five [stars] because I'm not allowed to award six. *****” ARRSE 

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Author Schneider, W.
Publisher Helion & Company
ISBN 9781910777978
Date of Publication December 2016
Edition No
Binding Hardback
Book Size 305mm x 222mm
Number of pages 520 pages
Images 1200 photos & drawings
Language English text
SKU HEL0662

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