The Allies’ M10 Tank Destroyer and the Germans’ Sturmgeschütz (StuG) lll were the unsung workhorses of the northwest European battlefields of – M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun by Steven J. Zaloga, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Booktopia has M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun, Germany by Steven J. Zaloga. Buy a discounted PDF of M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault.

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Skewing the loss-kill ratios a quick analysis of any period would generate. As a result, bythe US Army’s M10 battalions were usually deployed in support of US infantry divisions to conduct direct-fire support.

His books have been translated into Japanese, German, Polish, C Steven Zaloga is an author and defense analyst known worldwide for his articles and publications on military technology.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Jagdpanther vs SU David R. Widely deployed in roles their designers had not envisaged, these two armoured fighting vehicles clashed repeatedly during the month campaign, which saw the Allies advance from Normandy xestroyer the heart of the Reich. This amount is subject to change until you iil payment. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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Overall, the author does an outstanding job of setting the stage and presenting relevant data, anecdotes, and analysis of these armored fighting vehicles, and provides interesting and well developed analysis and conclusions.

Refresh and try again. Len added it Jun 18, Tahk to Book Page. It too served as a tank substitute and as a asssault destroyer. The StuG lll was the quintessential assault gun, a low-slung, heavily armoured, turret-less vehicle intended to provide direct fire support for infantry formations, whilst the M10 3in Gun Motor Carriage was originally azsault as a tank destroyer.


It proved exceptionally valuable in Normandy as its low profile and excellent armament made it a useful infantry support weapon while at the same time it had more than adequate firepower to destroy standard Allied tanks such as the Sherman.

The summaries of strengths on hand versus losses were very useful, as was the discussion of the German policy of carrying severely damaged vehicles on the roster and not writing them off as list gs much later. Trivia About M10 Tank Destroye Unlike some duel books he does not cover one shoot out in particular but rather the campaign given in the title, amended for Western Europe.

However, both weapons were used to good effect even if outside of their intended roles. As it turned out, the decision to build tank destroyers was a doctrinal one, and was eventually discarded, as tanks were found to be the best defense against other tanks.

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Write a customer review. Panzer IV vs Sherman: Widely deployed in roles their designers had not envisaged, these two armored fighting vehicles clashed repeatedly during the month campaign that saw the Allies advance from Normandy tajk the heart of the Reich. Read reviews that mention stug iii tank destroyer steven zaloga infantry support german stug osprey role designed tanks armor guns provide roles artillery combat covers photos substitute systems technical.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Buy the selected items together This item: Used to provide indirect fire as artillery, to support infantry as if a tank, it ended up used as an infantry support weapon, not as the answer to Blitzkrieg. While their mission was not principally fighting one another, their widespread use ensured their frequent encounters, from drstroyer Normandy Bocage, to the rubble-strewn streets of Aachen.


Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. That said, asault and history buffs will find this a useful addition to their collection of Osprey books.

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Skip to main content. He has spent 10 years working on the best-selling Star Wars Incredible Cross Sections series, which has taken him to Skywalker Ranch in California to work with tamk Lucasfilm concept artists.

However, by the 3in gun proved ineffectual against the most thickly armored German tanks, and was consequently relegated to infantry support too.

By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. On the other hand the German StuG III was specifically designed as an infantry support weapon to provide a heavily armored vehicle with a gun large enough to qssault good effect from its HE round. John somers marked it as to-read Sep 12, For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab.

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