Or check out our complete for our rundown of guns, gear, optics, ammo, and more. Continued arguments with the Army led to the replacement of Factory 183's director and execution of its chief engineer. The Tiger and Panther tanks later on were even better at punching holes in the T-34. However, they are only for dealers, manufacturers, military, and law enforcement. A major section on the use of the T-34 in the Polish army follows, as well as details of its postwar deployment. Inevitably, many of the images show T-34s knocked-out during Barbarossa.
Frankly, the Polish version was worth the price for the photos and drawings alone specially the second volume , even if you can't do anything more than decipher the captions to the illustrations. The turrets from the two factories were always slightly different from one another as a result, and each turret also had multiple variants at each factory. German improvements in tank firepower and armor forced an upgrade to the T-34. Once again, some controversial arguments although the clear emphasis is on the factual. The history and the politics behind the development of the T-34 tank is recounted in great detail, as is its complicated production history. Andras, if I had been reviewing the book for a military history 'site, I would have been rather more critical of some of the 'assumptions' made by the author.
In 1937, the main tank factory, Factory No. Also, if you are looking fir diorama ideas this book has thousands of great ideas. Part 6 - Production, Special Versions, Production of the Tank and an Appraisal are somewhat self-explanatory. A major section on the use of the T-34 in the Polish army follows, as well as details of its postwar deployment. The tortuous decision process by which the T-34 tank was upgraded to the 85mm gun is also covered in detail. It was very true that this tank had many even serious flaws in its design, but somehow author doesn't want to put this into objective perspective, as if he would have rush to convince people that this tank was after all big disaster. This is one of the strongest sections in the book for contemporary photos.
Imaginary, Unreal, Untrue, Having to do with myths. The turrets from the two factories were always slightly different from one another as a result, and each turret also had multiple variants at each factory. Federowicz books, it has quickly gone out of print and the price of the few copies available have started to go up. As with many other J. Historic photos as well as intricate schematics and technical specs throughout. Almost half of the book is consisted of detail pic, 3d plans, 1:35 scale pics etc. The essential difference between the two systems is in documentation.
I can understand the negative feelings: in my part an uprising crushed actually two in two hundred years , 60 years of occupation does that to you. The Kharkov factory was overtaken by the German advance, and only parts of its equipment and personnel were evacuated to the Urals at Nizhniy Tagil starting in late September 1941 — the new Factory 183 was almost a new factory. However these pictures are still very good in details and clearly best collection of t-34 pics ever, and certainly best quality printing. Many of these photos show the T-34s to be completely shattered by internal explosions, with the hull coming apart as the result of shoddy welding, something never seen in photos of knocked out German or American tanks. The factories producing the T-34s also changed — the original two factories were Factory No. AbeBooks, the AbeBooks logo, AbeBooks.
Additional tests with the D-5 and S-50 and S-53 guns were done in December 1943 and the S-53 gun was eventually selected, although a few T-34s were built with the D-5 gun. Been modelling off and on since the sixties. After reading most though admittedly not all of the book I have to say he does a pretty good job of it too. About this Item: Air Connection, 2007. Heinz Guderian and other German commanders and was later continued and magnified by Soviet era propaganda which censored all the negative aspects of the T-34.
Especially there is emphasis on differencies between factories building the t-34 during war and productional history of tank. Very large and substantial reference. From his Polish vantage point, Michulec had detailed access to the T-34 tanks and to the written histories from both Soviet and German sources, while maintaining a point of view free of the usual mythology. Glock 18C Barrel Porting The mechanics behind the full-auto is actually pretty simple. Heinz Guderian and other German commanders and was later continued and magnified by Soviet era propaganda which censored all the negative aspects of the T-34. If you are a modeller this book is essential to build T-34's. The lack of an index for a book of this size is also a failing in the editing process.
With regular armor piercing rounds, the Soviet 85mm, American 76mm, and the German KwK 40 were according to other sources all fairly similar in armor penetration, and the British 17 pounder was only slightly better than the German KwK 42. Reprint is a limited print run and many distributirs are already out of stock. Finding reviews on tank books on other than modeling sites is basically impossible. Not much discussion of this weapon in the context of ww2 or battle stories except one very comperhensive chapter of t-34 in battle of mcensk. If not I will take that money and pick up this book directly from Air Connection.
The fillowing 11 pages are color images of a variety of vehicles including the engine, internal wiring and driver's compatment. Overall this book is very recommended to buy even if there were only the pictures. A wonderful copy of this hard-to-find book. The initial prototypes were finally tested in 1939-1940, with production authorized on Jun 7, 1940 at Factory 183. It's a book written with the modeller in mind although the author does tend to ride his particular 'Hobby-Horses' a little too often. As with many other J.