T-34/76 Medium Tank 1941–45 (New Vanguard) (Paperback)

T-34/76 Medium Tank 1941–45 (New Vanguard) By Steven J. Zaloga, Peter Sarson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Steven J. Zaloga, Peter Sarson (Illustrator)
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The T-34 was the most influential tank design of World War 2. When first introduced into combat in the summer of 1941, it represented a revolutionary leap forward in tank design. Its firepower, armour protection and mobility were superior to that of any other medium tank of the period. This superiority did not last long. While the T-34 underwent a series of incremental improvements during 1943, it was being surpassed by new German tank designs, most notably the Panther. This title traces the life of the original T-34 through all its difficulties to eventual success.

About the Author


Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in History from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He has worked as an analyst in the aerospace industry for four decades, covering missile systems and the international arms trade, and has served with the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federal think tank. He is the author of numerous books on military technology and history, including NVG 294 Allied Tanks in Normandy 1944 and NVG 283 American Guided Missiles of World War II. He currently lives in Maryland, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781855323827
ISBN-10: 1855323826
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: July 28th, 1994
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: New Vanguard
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