By Helmut Ritgen
Textual content by means of Oberst a.D. Helmut Ritgen with unique wartime pictures by way of the writer. This well-informed account of the sixth Panzer department is principally priceless as the writer fought with the eleventh Panzer Regiment. It files the inception, formation and constitution of the department and chronologically follows its growth during the struggle. The textual content is supported through color pictures taken via the writer in the course of global conflict II and provides an in depth exam of lifestyles within the Panzers while at the same time documenting their relentless growth. Feared via Allied squaddies and devastating of their fast prosecution of the early battle the Panzers have been the fashionable German battling males; good built, fantastically prompted and unstoppably winning. till the Allies have been in a position to consolidate their troops, re-engineer their gear and redraw their strategies the Panzers ruled Europe with a thunderous conquering strength.
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