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PANZER DIVISIONS: THE EASTERN FRONT 1941-43

By: Battistelli, Pier Paolo

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000043290

ISBN: 1846033381

Condition: Near Fine


On June 22, 1941 when Germany attacked the Soviet Union, her Panzer divisio ns were to play a major role in this titanic struggle. At its peak, 19 out of the 21 existing Panzer Divisions were deployed against the Soviets. Alth ough overwhelmed by Soviet numbers, the superior skill and capability of th e German Panzer divisions meant that in three months the Germans, with the Panzers as their spearhead had advanced deep into Soviet territory, inflict ing terrible losses on the Soviets. However, after these initial successes the German offensive began to falter, culminating in the disastrous def... View more info