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  • Gustaf Mannerheim i strid

    Gustaf Mannerheim i strid
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187999109

    Gustaf Mannerheim är en av 1900-talets mest enastående militära befälhavare och betraktas av många som det moderna Finlands fader, men under sin första karriär var han rysk undersåte och framstående kavalleribefälhavare i den kejserliga armén. Han a…

  • Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge

    Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839220

    The Battle of the Bulge raises many questions which, until now, have not been adequately answered: How did the major tank types perform during the battle? What were the specific 'lessons learned' from the combat? And did these lessons result in chan…

  • George S. Patton i strid

    George S. Patton i strid
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187999048

    George S. Patton Jr. är en av de mest framstående amerikanska befälhavarna genom tiderna. Han inledde sin karriär i kavalleriet och spelade en hyllad men föga betydelsefull roll under straffexpeditionen mot Pancho Villa i Mexiko 1916. Under första v…

  • Omar Bradley i strid

    Omar Bradley i strid
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187999079

    General Omar Bradley förde befälet över amerikanska arméns största stridande förband under andra världskriget. Han var den mest betydelsefulle amerikanske taktiske befälhavaren på den västeuropeiska krigsskådeplatsen men blev aldrig lika känd bland…

  • Metz 1944

    Metz 1944
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085915

    General George Patton's most controversial campaign was the series of battles in autumn 1944 battles along the German frontier which centered on the fortified city of Metz. In part, the problem was logistics. As was the case with the rest of the All…

  • M3 and M5 Stuart Light Tanks, 1941-45

    M3 and M5 Stuart Light Tanks, 1941-45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855329119

    The M3 and M5 light tanks saw action in every theatre of World War II and continued in service long after the end of the war around the world. This volume details its development and fighting history.

  • Panzer IV vs Char B1 bis

    Panzer IV vs Char B1 bis
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083782

    The Battle of France in 1940 involved the first large-scale tank-against-tank battles in history. The massive clashes at Stonne, Hannant, and Gembloux involved hundreds of tanks on both sides, yet have faded from memory due to the enourmity of the F…

  • M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun

    M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780960999

    The Allies' M10 Tank Destroyer and the Germans' Sturmgeschutz (StuG) lll were the unsung workhorses of the northwest European battlefields of 1944-45. While their mission was not principally fighting one another, their widespread use ensured their f…

  • US Infantryman vs German Infantryman

    US Infantryman vs German Infantryman
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472801371

    The Allied airborne and amphibious landings on D-Day opened up the long-awaited Second Front against Nazi Germany, but after overcoming the German coastal defenses at Utah and "Bloody Omaha," the US Army found itself having to contest every hedgerow…

  • Railway Guns of World War II

    Railway Guns of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472810687

    World War II marked the zenith of railway gun development. Although many of the railway guns deployed at the start of the conflict were of World War I vintage, Germany's ambitious development programme saw the introduction of a number of new classes…

  • The Atlantic Wall (2)

    The Atlantic Wall (2)
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033933

    Germany's Atlantic Wall was the most ambitious military fortification program of World War II. Following its conquest of Western Europe, Germany had to defend some 5,000km of Atlantic coastline from the Spanish border to the Arctic Circle. The Unite…

  • The Atlantic Wall (1)

    The Atlantic Wall (1)
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031298

    Germany's Atlantic Wall was the most ambitious military fortification program of World War II. With Germany's gradual loss of the strategic initiative to the Allies, in 1942 Hitler was forced to construct an impenetrable wall of fortifications along…

  • The Anti-Tank Rifle

    The Anti-Tank Rifle
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472817228

    The emergence of the tank in World War I led to the development of the first infantry weapons to defend against tanks. Anti-tank rifles became commonplace in the inter-war years and in the early campaigns of World War II in Poland and the Battle of…

  • Patton versus the Panzers

    Patton versus the Panzers
    av Steven Zaloga

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811717892

    In September 1944 Hitler ordered an attack on Gen. George Patton's Third Army, which was deep inside France making for the Rhine and threatening the German industrial heartland beyond. The ensuing battle near Arracourt--the U.S. Army's largest tank-…

  • T-34 vs StuG III

    T-34 vs StuG III
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472832351

    In the summer of 1944, the Red Army staged a massive armoured assault up the Karelian Isthmus with the intent of eliminating any remaining German and Finnish forces facing the Leningrad region. Most of the Soviet units sent into Finland were new to…

  • Soviet Lend-Lease Tanks of World War II

    Soviet Lend-Lease Tanks of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818133

    The Red Army suffered such catastrophic losses of armour in the summer of 1941 that they begged Britain and the United States to send tanks. The first batches arrived in late 1941, just in time to take part in the defence of Moscow. The supplies of…

  • Spanish Civil War Tanks

    Spanish Civil War Tanks
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035128

    The tanks used during the Spanish Civil War are not often examined in any great detail, and are often labeled as little more than test vehicles in a convenient proving ground before World War II. But, with groundbreaking research, armor expert Steve…

  • Bazooka vs Panzer

    Bazooka vs Panzer
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472812490

    World War II saw tanks assume a dominant role in warfare, capable of tearing through the enemy lines if left unchecked. To combat the threat posed by these armoured behemoths the United States developed the M1 Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher, better known…

  • T-90 Standard Tank

    T-90 Standard Tank
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818225

    In the wake of the T-72 tank's poor performance in the 1991 Gulf War, the Kremlin instructed the Russian tank industry to drop the discredited T-72 designation in favour of the T-90 Vladimir. The T-90 was in fact a further evolution of the T-72 fami…

  • German Guided Missiles of World War II

    German Guided Missiles of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831798

    Although not as well-known as the V-1 buzz bomb and the V-2 missile, the first German missiles to see combat were anti-ship missiles, the Henschel Hs.293 guided missile and the Fritz-X guided bomb. These began to see extensive combat in the Mediterr…

  • Gustaf Mannerheim

    Gustaf Mannerheim
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472814425

    Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim is a legendary figure, whose life and career were deeply influential in Finnish and European history. He is viewed by many as the father of modern Finland after leading the 'White' faction to victory and independence in t…

  • The Atlantic Wall (3)

    The Atlantic Wall (3)
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472811462

    This book completes the story of one of the most formidable defensive lines in Europe in World War II, looking at the lesser known Mediterranean extension and describing how it was conceived of, built and used. After the alarming collapse of Italy i…

  • Panzer IV vs Sherman

    Panzer IV vs Sherman
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472807601

    As the Allies attempted to break out of Normandy, it quickly became apparent that there would be no easy victory over the Germans, and that every scrap of territory on the way to Berlin would have to be earned through hard fighting. This study conce…

  • Superguns 1854-1991

    Superguns 1854-1991
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826107

    Over the last 150 years, gun designers have sought to transform warfare with artillery of superlative range and power, from William Armstrong's 19th-century "monster guns" to the latest research into hypersonic electro-magnetic railguns.Taking a cas…

  • T-64 Battle Tank

    T-64 Battle Tank
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806284

    The T-64 tank was the most revolutionary design of the whole Cold War, designed to provide the firepower and armour protection of a heavy tank in a medium-weight design. It pioneered a host of new technologies including laminate armour, stereoscopic…

  • Bagration, 1944

    Bagration, 1944
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324787

    An addition to the CAMPAIGN series which examines the German invasion of Byelorussia in June 1944, codenamed Operation Bagration, in which the Germans suffered huge losses. Illustrated with bird's-eye views and maps of the various stages of the camp…

  • T-62 Main Battle Tank 1965-2005

    T-62 Main Battle Tank 1965-2005
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033902

    The Soviet Army hastily developed the T-62 in a struggle to compete against the rapid proliferation of NATO tanks in the 1960s. It was essentially a modification of the widely-manufactured T-55 tank with the addition of a new 115mm gun. Within the U…

  • Red Sam

    Red Sam
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030628

    The Russian SA-2, nicknamed "Red SAM",is history's dominant antiaircraft missile. In 1960, it famously downed Gary Powers' U-2 spyplane, and two years later it was one of the missiles deployed during the Cuban Missile Crisis, which almost sparked a…

  • Panzer III vs Somua S 35

    Panzer III vs Somua S 35
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782002871

    The armour clashes in May 1940 were the biggest the world had yet seen, as the sweeping German advances of that period came to epitomize Blitzkrieg. The Wehrmacht's Panzer III was well matched by the French Somua S35 tanks, the two representing very…

  • M1 Abrams Vs T-72 Ural

    M1 Abrams Vs T-72 Ural
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034077

    The Gulf War bore witness to a number of deadly encounters between these two great adversaries. Heavily armoured, highly mobile and capable of killing at over 2500m the M1 Abrams is, to this day, a veritable fighting machine. Superior to both Iraq's…

  • T-26 Light Tank

    T-26 Light Tank
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806253

    The T-26 was the first major Soviet armour program of the 1930s, beginning as a license-built version of the British Vickers 6-ton export tank. Although the T-26 retained the basic Vickers hull and suspension, the Red Army began to make extensive ch…

  • The Devil's Garden

    The Devil's Garden
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811712286

    The severe casualties suffered by American forces on Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944, have led to the nickname "Bloody Omaha." Why were the casualties so high on Omaha Beach compared to the other four Allied beaches? In his latest book, acclaimed…

  • Downfall 1945

    Downfall 1945
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472811431

    As the final month of fighting in Europe in 1945 dawned the Allies embarked upon a series of mopping up operations, destroying the last centres of German resistance as the essentially defeated Wehrmacht fought on in increasingly desperate conditions…

  • Hmmwv Humvee 1980-2005

    Hmmwv Humvee 1980-2005
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769462

    The HMMWV has set the world standard for army tactical vehicles, since its introduction into the US Army in the 1980s. The Humvee marks another step in the evolution of small tactical vehicles, first started by the legendary Jeep of World War II. Mo…

  • M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, 1982-92

    M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, 1982-92
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322837

    The M1 Abrams was the most radical departure in US tank design since World War II. Until the advent of the M1 in the early 1980s, the US Army had relied on the steady evolution of the M26 Pershing tank, through the M46, M47, M48 and M60. The M1 desi…

  • BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle, 1967-94

    BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle, 1967-94
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324336

    This history of the Soviet BMP armoured infantry vehicle, one of the most revolutionary advances in infantry tactics and armoured-vehicle design of the post-war era, describes its development and combat history since the 1960s, and includes contempo…

  • D-Day Fortifications in Normandy

    D-Day Fortifications in Normandy
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768762

    The coastal defenses in Normandy along the D-Day beaches were less thorough than other Atlantic Wall defenses, such as the Pas de Calais, where the Germans expected the main attack. However, they still proved to be formidable obstacles for the Allie…

  • Staghound Armored Car 1942-62

    Staghound Armored Car 1942-62
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033926

    The Staghound was a unique World War II armored vehicle - designed and manufactured in the US, but intended solely for the British army. Since its combat debut in Italy in 1943 until the end of the war it had performed particularly valuable service…

  • Scud Ballistic Missile and Launch Systems 1955-2005

    Scud Ballistic Missile and Launch Systems 1955-2005
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769479

    The Scud has become a symbol of the changing nature of warfare in the aftermath of the Cold War, as its original development was part of a Soviet plan to fight a nuclear war in the heart of Europe. When Iraqi armed forces were nearly helpless in the…

  • Armored Trains

    Armored Trains
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032424

    First seen during the American Civil War and later appearing in the Franco-Prussian War and the Boer Wars, the military use of the armoured train only came to the fore during World War I, reigning supreme on the Eastern Front. Deployed widely during…

  • American Guided Missiles of World War II

    American Guided Missiles of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839268

    World War II was a significant period of development for American missile programs, during which time the US built pioneering examples of guided weapons systems. However, whilst the German missiles of World War II are famous around the world, their…

  • The M10 and M36 Tank Destroyers 1942-52

    The M10 and M36 Tank Destroyers 1942-52
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764696

    The US Army had a unique tactical doctrine during World War II, placing the emphasis for tank fighting on its Tank Destroyer Command whose main early-war vehicle was the M10 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, based on the reliable M4A2 Sherman tank chassis.…

  • US Anti-tank Artillery, 1941-45

    US Anti-tank Artillery, 1941-45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766904

    The US Army's development of the 37mm anti-tank gun began in response to needs identified during the Spanish Civil War. By the time it entered service in Tunisia in 1943, the gun was already obsolete, and the US began the licensed manufacture of the…

  • Eisenhower

    Eisenhower
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083591

    Dwight Eisenhower represented a fundamentally new type of modern military commander. Eisenhower was a manager commander, whose grasp of the politics and large-scale tactics of battle were uniquely suited to leading the huge coalition of forces that…

  • Anzio 1944

    Anzio 1944
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769134

    In January 1944, the Allies made the decision to land at Anzio in order to overcome the stalemate at Cassino. The amphibious landing has become one of the most controversial campaigns of World War II. Three months of World War I-style trench warfare…

  • Kasserine Pass 1943

    Kasserine Pass 1943
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769141

    The North African campaign of November 1942-May 1943 was a baptism of fire for the US Army. After relatively straightforward landings, the US II Corps advanced into Tunisia to support operations by the British 8th Army. Rommel, worried by the prospe…

  • M24 Chaffee Light Tank 1943-70

    M24 Chaffee Light Tank 1943-70
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765402

    The history of US light tanks during World War II is a chequered one. The Light Battalions of US Armored Divisions were initially filled with M3A1 and M5 Stuart tanks, however, on the battlefields of North Africa it was realised that these were disa…

  • Lorraine, 1944

    Lorraine, 1944
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841760896

    In the wake of the defeat in Normandy in the summer of 1944, Hitler plans to stymie the Allied advance by cutting off Patton's Third Army in the Lorraine with a panzer offensive. But Patton's aggressive tactics continue to thwart German plans and le…

  • Us Armored Divisions

    Us Armored Divisions
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765648

    The armored division were the shock force of the US Army's combat formulations during the fighting in northwest Europe in the final year of the war. This book examines the combat mission of the armored division in the US Army wartime doctrine. The o…

  • Poland 1939

    Poland 1939
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764085

    The German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939 began World War II in Europe. The outcome of the campaign was a foregone conclusion. It pitted the newly modernized army of Europe's great industrial power against the much smaller Polish army. To fu…