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M10 and M36 Tank Destroyers 1942-53 (New Vanguard)

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    Steven J. Zaloga(Author) Peter Sarson(Illustrator)

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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. This durable and versatile vehicle saw combat service from the North Africa campaign in 1943. By 1944, its gun was not powerful enough and it was rearmed with the new 90 mm gun, becoming the M36 90mm Gun Motor Carriage. This book details one of the only US armoured vehicles capable of dealing with the Panther and Tiger during the Battle of the Bulge.

Steven J. Zaloga was born in 1952, received his BA in history from Union College, and his MA from Columbia University. He has published numerous books and articles dealing with modern military technology, especially armoured vehicle development. His main area of interest is military affairs in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the Second World War, and he has also written extensively on American armoured forces. Peter Sarson has produced graphic cutaways for many armoured vehicle publications, and is regarded as one of the world's great illustrators of military vehicles. Peter lives and works in Dorset.

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  • By Chris Coleman on 16 January 2016

    Great overview of the M10 and M36. The colour plates give great inspiration for modelers. Would of liked more about the Achilles though.

  • By Jason on 30 October 2013

    Just what the tank doctor ordered if you are a tank fan or interested in armour from World War Two

  • By Bruce on 19 October 2016

    A useful little book, but brief.

  • By oldrockerman on 8 November 2014

    Excellent information and photos fot my model making and paintings


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