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Ferdinand and Elefant Tank Destroyer

By: Thomas Anderson

Price: $59.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001900

ISBN: 1472807219

Condition: New


This is the story of the largest and statistically most successful tank destroyer of World War II. The Ferdinand was a true behemoth, and although only 91 examples were built, they took a savage toll of Soviet armour in the Battle of Kursk and subsequent operations on the Eastern Front. This study explores the technical development and combat deployment of this remarkable vehicle, from its' origins in the Porsche Tiger Tank through its deployment under the designation 'Ferdinand' in the Citadel offensive, to its modification and redesignation as the 'Elefant' and final use in the desperate Bat... View more info

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Polish Spitfire Aces #127 Aircraft of the Aces

By: Thomas Anderson

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001953

ISBN: 1472808371

Condition: New


Of all Allied airmen, Polish pilots had had the most experience of fighting the Luftwaffe by the time the war came to Britain. As the Battle of Britain raged, they quickly proved themselves as highly aggressive and skilful interceptors, especially when flying the famous Spitfire. The Polish Air Force eventually became the largest non-Commonwealth Spitfire operator, using some 1,500 Mks I, II, V, IX and XVI to devastating effect. Top scoring USAAF ace of the ETO, Francis "Gabby" Gabreski and a whole host of other Allied and Commonwealth aces flew with Polish squadrons, adding even more to their... View more info