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Allied Armor in Normandy
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Yves Buffetaut
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-19 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

An illustrated account of the crucial part played by tanks—and other armored vehicles—in gaining a foothold after the D-Day landings. Tanks were the beasts of the Second World War, machines designed to destroy anything and anyone in their path. Throughout the summer of 1944, the Allied forces readily employed tanks
British Armour in the Normandy Campaign
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: John Buckley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-22 - Publisher: Routledge

The popular perception of the performance of British armour in the Normandy campaign of 1944 is one of failure and frustration. Despite overwhelming superiority in numbers, Montgomery's repeated efforts to employ his armour in an offensive manner ended in a disappointing stalemate. Explanation of these and other humiliating failures has
The Armored Campaign in Normandy June-August 1944
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Stephen Napier
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-19 - Publisher:

A critical narrative using original documents of the Allies victorious armored campaign in Normandy despite defective inferior tanks and poor leadership. Beginning with the D-day landings, this is a frank appraisal of the planned use and actual results of the deployment of armor by both German and Allied commanders in
D-Day Tank Warfare
Language: en
Pages: 72
Authors: Steve Zaloga, George Balin
Categories: Tank warfare
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher:

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Clash of Arms
Language: en
Pages: 469
Authors: Russell Hart
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers

"Beginning with an investigation of the interwar neglect that left the Allied militaries incapable of defeating Nazi aggression at the start of World War II, Hart examines the wartime paths the Allies took toward improved military effectiveness. He also explores the continuous German adaptation that prolonged the war and increased