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MCS-022 Liberation of Austria book

Military Chronicles Series MCS-022 Liberation of Austria book
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MCS-022 Liberation of Austria book

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The book is devoted to the history of an operation conducted during the Great Patriotic War closing stages. At that time the 3rd and the 2nd Ukrainian Front left wing troops in the course of smashing offensive together with Bulgarian, Romanian and Yugoslav units defeated the main assets of German Heeresgruppe "Mitte" and quite liberated Hungary, Southern part of Czechoslovakia and Eastern part of Austria with the capital Vienna from German troops.
The book contains over 130 photographs, a map of combat operations and coloured drawings of combat materiel.
72 pages, 130 photos, color drawings

Illustrations
1. American made tanks M4A2 (76 mm) W (photograph 19) and M4A2 (photograph 20) operated by the 9th Red Army Guard Mechanized Corps at the approaches to Vienna. One can see following numbers on the combat materiel: 1-206. Austria, 6th Guard Armoured- Army, early April 1945.
2. SU-76M self-propelled artillery system crew loading munitions into the vehicle. Hungary, March 1945.
3. 1st Guard Mechanized Corps combat materiel on the march. The head machine is M3A1 caval-j ry armoured car. Itfl followed by M16/17. Hungary, March 1945.
4. ??-64 light armoured car (number "249") operated by the cavalry battalion of the 1st Guard Mechanized Corps is moving along Vienna streets. A part of the car body and its fender edges are painted white to recognize the dimensions in the dark. Th'e bonnet carries a painted rhombus with figure 50 written inside it. Austria, April 1945.
5. R-35/45 light Romanian tank operated by the Romanian Army 2nd Armoured regiment. 2nd Ukrainian Front, 7th Guard Army, April 1945.
6. StuG III Ausf. G assault gun with Saukopf-type gun shield operated by the 23. Panzer-Division. Hungary, March 1945.
7. 73-75. ?-34/85 tank operated by the 6th Guard Armoured Army on Vienna streets. The tank number is 51 3/2. Austria, April 1945.
8. Soviet command Willys MB car and MK I full-track "Universal Carrier" numbered 121 standing opposite the former building of Austrian parliament. The building was also occupied by the city government and legislative assembly. April 1945.
9. 3rd Ukrainian Front soldiers seeing Vienna. Austria, April 1945.
10. Celebrated Russian infantry marching past on Vienna streets. Austria, 4th Guard Army units, May 1945.
11. The commander of the 4th Guard Army General-Lieutenant Nikanor Zahvataev. Austria, Vienna, May 8, 1945.