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    DescriptionAs World War II in Europe reached its end, armour development and doctrine had experienced several years of massively accelerated change, especially within the crucible of the Eastern Front. The German Jagdpanther and Soviet SU-100, both turretless tank-destroyer designs based on a 'traditional' turret-tank chassis, were the culminating examples of how the progression of experience, resources and time constraints produced vehicles that were well suited for roles of defence and offence, respectively. The Jagdpanther represented a well-balanced solution and an excellent use of limited resources, while the SU-100 was a natural progression of the SU-85, where numbers produced compensated for rudimentary construction, poor crew comfort and limited optics.


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    Title
    Jagdpanther vs SU-100
    Subtitle
    Eastern Front, 1945
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David R. Higgins, Illustrated by Richard Chasemore
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 80
    Width: 183 mm
    Height: 249 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781782002956
    ISBN 10: 1782002952
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVUA
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DFG
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, JWL
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 520
    DC22: 940.54213
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: I-HM
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 355
    BIC subject category V2: JWMV1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    B&T Approval Code: A14204062
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027080
    BIC subject category V2: 1DVUA
    LC classification: UF
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJH, 1DFG
    B&T Approval Code: A44522510
    DC23: 940.5421
    Illustrations note
    40 MONO; 40 COL
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    22 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Osprey
    Author Information
    David R. Higgins attended the Columbus College of Art & Design, and received a BFA from Ohio State University and an MISM from Keller. In addition to The Roer River Battles he has written over twenty articles for magazines such as Strategy & Tactics, Armchair General, and World at War, as well as MCSGroup, a conflict simulation provider for the US Defense Department. He lives in Columbus, Ohio. Richard Chasemore finished a four-year course in technical illustration in 1992. Since then he has worked on a huge variety of projects in publishing and advertising, using both traditional and digital media. He has run an airbrush course in St Louis, Missouri, and also written six educational books on digital art. 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 the Lucasfilm concept artists. He also enjoys music and is a co-founder of Superglider Records.
    Review quote
    "Chock full of excellent period photos, diagrams and art work ... makes for a great read. I learned quite a bit from this volume..." - Scott Van Aken, www.modelingmadness.com
    Table of contents
    Introduction /Chronology /Design and development /Technical specifications /The strategic situation /The combatants /Combat /Statistics and analysis /Aftermath /Bibliography /Index