Tanks of D-Day 1944

Armor on the beaches of Normandy and southern France

; Felipe Rodriguez (Illustratør)

An authoritative and fresh new study of Allied tanks' role in smashing the walls of Fortress Europe on D-Day. Les mer
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An authoritative and fresh new study of Allied tanks' role in smashing the walls of Fortress Europe on D-Day.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

INTRODUCTION
Lessons learned?
SPECIALIZED TANKS FOR OVERLORD
The CDL Canal Defence Light Night-Fighting Tank
The Sherman Duplex Drive Amphibious Tank
Deep-Wading Tanks
Churchill AVRE
AVRE Bridging Devices
AVRE Carpet Layers
Crab Flail Mine-Clearing Tank
Churchill Crocodile Flamethrower Tank
T1 Armored Engineer Vehicle
M1 Tank-Dozer
US Army acquisition of Armoured Funnies
TANKS, DOCTRINE, AND ORGANIZATION 21
Gunfire support groups
Armored engineer support
THE CAMPAIGN 25
Sword Beach
Juno Beach
Gold Beach
Omaha Beach
Utah Beach
The other D-Day
BATTLE ANALYSIS 45
FURTHER READING 47
INDEX 48

Om forfatteren

Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in History from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He has worked as an analyst in the aerospace industry for over three decades, covering missile systems and the international arms trade, and has served with the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federal think tank. He is the author of numerous books on military technology and military history with an accent on the US Army in World War II as well as Russia and the former Soviet Union. He currently lives in Maryland.