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[Book] Sturmtiger: The Combat History of Sturmmörser Kompanies 1000-1002 by Archer and Haasler

[Book] Sturmtiger: The Combat History of Sturmmörser Kompanies 1000-1002 by Archer and Haasler

Jan 29, 2022

The Sturmtiger, although only produced and employed in small numbers, easily rivals the Tiger’s fame. This vehicle was used in three specially created units, Sturmmörser-Kompanien 1000, 1001 and 1002. In their new book “Sturmtiger: The Combat History of Sturmmörser Kompanies 1000-1002” Lee Archer and Timm Haasler aim to tell the story of these units. From the total of 18 Sturmtigers…

[Book] Der Panzerjäger “Ferdinand” by Michael Fröhlich

[Book] Der Panzerjäger “Ferdinand” by Michael Fröhlich

Nov 12, 2020

Continuing the story commenced in “Der andere Tiger”, in his latest work Michael Fröhlich tells us what became of the Tiger (P). The result is a companion volume devoted to the story of the Ferdinand tank destroyer: from design to assembly, and not to forget its combat use. Besides the Ferdinand (later Elefant), the Bergepanzer Tiger (P) is also briefly…

[Book] Panther – External appearance & design changes

[Book] Panther – External appearance & design changes

Jan 20, 2020

In Panther, Martin Block and the late Roddy MacDougall combine a multitude of sources to present a single volume containing all contemporary knowledge about the Panther, its external appearance and design changes. It is not out of place in the list of standard works on the Panther like the Panzertracts 5-x series and Germany’s Panther Tanks by Tom Jentz and…

[Book] Der andere Tiger by Michael Fröhlich

[Book] Der andere Tiger by Michael Fröhlich

Nov 19, 2019

Michael Fröhlich’s latest work dives into the history behind The other Tiger. In this 287 pages long volume the author explores the, what he considers, underexposed side of the Tiger history. Instead of focussing on Henschel’s winning design for the Tiger, the author chooses to give center stage to the Porsche’s Panzerkampfwagen Typ 101. The book, published by Motorbuch Verlag…

[Book] Panther by Thomas Anderson

[Book] Panther by Thomas Anderson

Dec 25, 2018

A recent addition to my Panther library is this book by Thomas Anderson. Anderson is not new to the subject and has already published a book on the Panther for Concord’s ‘Armor at war’ series (no. 7006). In this post I’ll do a quick review of the book , telling you if you should buy it or not 😉 There…

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