Tank Craft – Panzer III German Army Light Tank, North Africa El Alamein to Tunis 1942-43

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Review Author(s)
Book Author(s)
Dennis Oliver
ISBN
9781399065122
Other Publication Information
64 Pages, 8.3 x 11.7 in, 100 color illustrations, 100 mono illustrations
MSRP
$29.95
Product / Stock #
Tankcraft 40
Company: Casemate Publishers - Website: Visit Site
Provided by: Casemate Publishers - Website: Visit Site
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This is the 40th book in the Tank Craft series which details tanks and also covers model kits and accessories to build the tanks covered in the book. This book covers the German Army Light Tank Panzer III in North Africa El Alamein to Tunis 1942 to 1943. The Panzer III was the mainstay of the German Army’s Panzer Divisions in the early tears of the war made up the bulk of the North Africa Armored forces.

Although it was not as heavily armored as some of the opponents tanks it was very reliable, sturdy and its main gun was as powerful as the enemies armaments.

I found this book a fountain of information and rare pictures of both tanks. The Profile pictures are a particular favorite and awesome source for modeling.

The chapters on the different model builds and kits are of great interest and will provide a good resource when modeling these two tanks.

I was impressed at the amount of information and history found in the pages of this extremely enjoyable book. The pictures along are worth the cost of the book. I will find this book indispensable in my library of armor books.

I recommend this book to everyone with an interest in armor and modeling armor. I very much look forward to other releases in this book series and any by Dennis Oliver.

Thanks go to Casemate Publishing for providing this book to review and IPMS USA for allowing me to review it for them

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