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T-34 Russian Armor : World War II Weapons Book No. 21

T-34 Russian Armor : World War II Weapons Book No. 21

1971 T-34 Russian Armor - Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II. Weapons Book No. 21 by Douglas Orgill. Paperback

Illustrated with over 100 B/W photographs.. Some have claimed the T-34 was the best tank of WWII. It was, in the very least, a revolution in tank development. Book covers the devlopment, tactics, and WWII combat history of the T-34 tank as well as the German response to it.

From the Back Cover

Colonel-General Heinz Guderian, commanding Second Panzer Army: "Very worrying." Major General F. W. Mellenthin, Chief of Staff of XLVII Panzer Corps: "We had nothing comparable."

Field-Marshal Ewald von Kleist, of First Panzer Army: "The finest tank in the world."

Who could be better judges?

Library of Congress Catalog Listing

  • LC Control No.: 70021897
  • Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
  • Personal Name: Orgill, Douglas, 1922-
  • Main Title: T-34: Russian armor.
  • Published/Created: [New York, Ballantine Books, 1971]
  • Related Titles: Russian armor.
  • Description: 159, [1] p. illus., plans, ports. 21 cm.
  • ISBN: 0345021657
  • Notes: On spine: Russian armor.
  • Bibliography: p. [160]
  • Subjects:
    • Tanks (Military science) --Soviet Union.
    • World War, 1939-1945 --Equipment and supplies.
  • Series: Ballantine’s illustrated history of World War II. Weapons book, no. 21
  • LC Classification: UG446.5 .O72
  • Dewey Class No.: 940.542/1
  • Geographic Area Code: e-ur---
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