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Michael Wittmann and the Waffen SS Tiger commanders of the Leibstandarte in World War II

Author: Patrick Agte
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2006-
Series: Stackpole military history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed
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Michael Wittmann was by far the most famous tank ace on any side in World War II, destroying 138 enemy tanks and 132 anti-tank guns with his Tiger. This classic of armored warfare is both combat biography and unit history, as Patrick Agte focuses on the life and career of Wittmann but also includes his fellow Tiger commanders in the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler. Volume One covers the Eastern  Read more...
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Named Person: Michael Wittmann; Michael Wittmann
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Agte
ISBN: 0811733343 9780811733342 0811733351 9780811733359
OCLC Number: 64688675
Notes: Originally published in English under the title: Michael Wittmann and the Tiger commanders of the Leibstandarte. 1996.
Includes index.
Description: volumes <1> : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: V. 1. Development of the German Panzer --
Tiger units of the Waffen SS --
On the eastern front --
The battle in the Kursk Salient --
The Tiger Company in Italy --
New plans --
Back on the eastern front --
The battles of Chepovichi and Berdichev --
Operation Vatutin and the relief of the Cherkassy pocket --
Michael Wittmann and his secret of sucess --
Proskurov and Ternopol : the company in action under Wendorff, 29 February-9 April, 1944 --
The 101st SS Panzer Battalion --
v. 2. The Allied landing in Normandy --
"B ut I knew that it absolutely had to be" : the Battle of Villers-Bocage-Caen Road --
Fighting on the Villers-Bocage-Caen Road --
Operation "Epsom", 26-28 June 1944 --
The fourth battle of Caen, 4-10 July 1944 --
Operation "Goodwood": the English move south, 18-20 July 1944 --
Operation "Totalize," 8-11 August 1944 --
Battles northeast of Falaise, 9-16 August 1944 --
The end of the Normandy Campaign --
Reorganization of the 101st SS Panzer Battalion, 28 September [to] 1 December --
The Ardennes Offensive, 16 December 1944 [to] 24 January 1945 --
The defensive battle in Hungary and Austria.
Series Title: Stackpole military history series.
Other Titles: Michael Wittmann, erfolgreichster Panzerkommandant im Zweiten Weltkrieg und die Tiger der Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler.
Responsibility: Patrick Agte.
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By far the most famous tank commander on any side in World War II, German Tiger ace Michael Wittmann destroyed 138 enemy tanks and 132 anti-tank guns in a career that embodies the panzer legend:  Read more...

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