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MCS-003 1941 Armoured Warfare Tactics book

Military Chronicles Series MCS-003 1941 Armoured Warfare Tactics book
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MCS-003 1941 Armoured Warfare Tactics book

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Summary The book is a comparative research into analysis of tactical skills of Soviet and Nazi tankers during the first year of the Soviet-German hostilities in the USSR territory. Drawing on the experience of armoured encounters between Soviet and Wehrmacht tankers and analyzing thoroughly the modus operand! of armoured warfare aces, the author is trying to describe the evolution of stances on using different tanks in combat, linking their performances to the climates dominating particular areas of operation (AO) as well as command and control techniques. There are 90 photographs, 9 drawings and 13 diagrams in the book

Contents
Experience of the first days of war
Value of an artillery and machine-gun fire in tank I fight
Dynamic responses of the tank and delivery of fire
Operation of tanks in conditions of counter battle
Interactions of tanks with aircraft
Tank battle at approach and prosecution
Battle of tanks with tanks of the opponent in depth of a defense
Prosecution
Tank battle at a defense and in conditions of a disengagement
Battle of tanks of the upcoming opponent, defending with tanks, before leading edge
Tank battle in depth of a defense
Battle of tanks with tanks of the opponent who has centred on modular point
Battle tanks with tanks of the opponent at a disengagement

Illustrations
1. An early-model KV tank with an ingenious turret. It was 'commandeered' from the Leningrad Armoured Training Course. There were just a few dozens of such tanks built. The white mark on the turret indicates it is part of the special composite armoured regiment of the 1st armoured division, 1st mechanised corps. Northwestern Front, late July 1941
2. A reconnaissance armoured task force (BA-20, BA-10 and BA-6 armoured cars) from the 17th armoured brigade under command of Colonel N.A. Chernoyarov. Western Front, December 1941
3. Soviet tankers fought in captured enemy tanks from 18. Panzer-Division. The pictures show Pz.Kpfw. Ill and IV tanks. Western Front, 1941
4. A BT-7 high-speed half-track tank operated by the 4th mechanized corps of the Red Army. The X symbol (meaning the same as the English letter H) denotes a unit of the corps, with the vehicle's tactical number being 61. Ukraine, Soviet-German Front, June 1941
5. A Pz.Kpfw.IV tank fitted with the 75-mm L/24 short-barrel gun. It had been operated by the 18. Panzer-Division before it was captured by Red Army troops. Soviet-German Front, Gen. Guderian's 2nd tank group, August 1941