Michael Wittmann and the Waffen SS Tiger Commanders of the Leibstandarte in World War II, Volumen2

Stackpole Books, 2006 - 382 páginas
  • Accounts of what it was like to command a tank in combat
  • Contains maps, official documents, newspaper clippings, and orders of battle

Volume Two follows Michael Wittmann and his unit into Normandy to defend against the Allied invasion. A week after D-Day, Wittmann achieved his greatest success. On June 13, 1944, near Villers Bocage, the panzer ace and his crew attacked a British armored unit, single-handedly destroying more than a dozen tanks and preventing an enemy breakthrough. The exploit made Wittmann a national hero in Germany and a legend in the annals of war. He was killed two months later while attempting to repulse an Allied assault, but the book continues beyond his death until the Leibstandarte's surrender.

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The book gives an interesting overview of this tank commanders activities but lacks details about tactics. Leer comentario completo

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Patrick Agte has written a biography of another renowned tank commander, Jochen Peiper (0-921991-46-0).

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