9781472817136

Panzer 38(t) vs BT-7 Barbarossa 1941

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  • ISBN13:

    9781472817136

  • ISBN10:

    1472817133

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-03-14
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing

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Summary

The tank battles in the Soviet Union during the summer of 1941 were the largest in World War II, exceeding even the more famous Prokhorovka encounter during the Kursk campaign. Indeed, they were the largest tank battles ever fought.

This book examines two evenly matched competitors in this conflict, the German Panzer 38(t) and the Soviet BT-7. Both were of similar size, armed with guns of comparable firepower, and had foreign roots--the Panzer 38(t) was a Czechoslovak design and the BT-7 was an evolution of the American Christie tank. With full-color artwork and archive and present-day photography, this absorbing study assesses the strengths and limitations of these two types against the wider background of armored doctrine in the opening phases of Operation Barbarossa.

Author Biography

Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in history from Union College and his M.A. from Columbia University. He has worked as an analyst in the aerospace industry for over two decades and has served with the Institute for Defense Analyses. He is the author of numerous books on military technology and military history.

Jim Laurier lives in New Hampshire. He has been commissioned to paint for the U.S. Air Force and has aviation paintings on permanent display at the Pentagon.

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