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Armoured warfare in the Italian campaign 1943-1945 : rare photographs from wartime archives

Author: Anthony Tucker-Jones
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2013.
Series: Images of war.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Second World War campaigns in North Africa, on the Eastern Front and in northwest Europe were dominated by armored warfare, but the battles in Italy were not. The mountainous topography of the Italian peninsula ensured that it was foremost an infantry war, so it could be said that tanks played a supporting role. Yet, as Anthony Tucker-Jones demonstrates, in the battles fought from the Allied landings in Sicily  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tucker-Jones, Anthony, author.
Armoured warfare in the Italian campaign 1943-1945
(OCoLC)857988957
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Tucker-Jones
ISBN: 9781783468980 178346898X
OCLC Number: 867050503
Description: 1 online resource (x, 134 pages) : illustrations (black and white).
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction: An Infantry War; Photograph Sources; Chapter One --
The Luftwaffe's Sicilian Panzers; Chapter Two --
The Race to Messina; Chapter Three --
Kesselring's Italian Coup; Chapter Four --
Battle of the Bridgeheads; Chapter Five --
Mussolini's Shanghaied Panzers; Chapter Six --
Tanks at Monte Cassino; Chapter Seven --
Piercing the Gustav Line; Chapter Eight --
Gothic Horror; Chapter Nine --
Defeat on the Po.
Series Title: Images of war.
Responsibility: Anthony Tucker-Jones.

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Photographic history of armoured warfare throughout the Italian campaign Axis and Allied tanks in action at Salerno, Anzio, Monte Cassino Rare photographs of the German, Italian and Allied military  Read more...

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