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By Anthony Tucker-Jones

Over a hundred and fifty wartime pictures provide a photo picture of the dramatic tank battles fought by way of the Waffen-SS panzer and panzergrenadier divisions in the course of 1944-5 on either the jap and Western fronts. by way of this degree of the second one global battle those formations have been on the peak in their powers and participated in significant armoured operations in Russia, France, the Netherlands, and Poland. because the Wehrmacht retreated the Waffen-SS performed an more and more vital position. such a lot particularly their panzers lengthy the battle via staving off defeat at Arnhem and Wolomin, stabilizing either the Western and jap fronts at serious issues within the fighting.

The photos and the accompanying narrative list the contrasting stipulations they confronted on each one battlefront and the guns and gear they used, specifically the armored cars, together with the Tiger and Panther tanks, that have been one of the best designs the Germans produced. yet additionally they checklist the crimes devoted through participants of the Waffen-SS opposed to civilians and captured enemy squaddies throughout the sequence of brutal, usually determined operations fastened to stave off German defeat.

Anthony Tucker-Jones's photographic background is an engaging advent to those elite devices through the ultimate part of the combating in Europe.

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