Combat History of German Heavy Anti-Tank Unit 653: In World War II (Paperback)
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Combat History of German Heavy Anti-Tank Unit 653: In World War II (Paperback)

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German Heavy Anti-Tank Unit 653 was equipped with the heaviest tank destroying vehicles of the German armed forces. Initially activated as an assault gun battalion and redesignated in April 1943, the 653 received its first Ferdinand tank destroyers (later modified and renamed Elephants) in May 1943 and went into action on the Eastern Front a month later. In 1944, the unit converted to the even more massive Jagdtiger. The seventy-five-ton, heavily armored Jagdtiger was the behemoth of the battlefield and boasted a 128mm gun -- as opposed to the Ferdinand's 88 -- with a range of more than thirteen miles, making it deadly despite its limited mobility. Outfitted with these lethal giants, the 653 saw service in Russia, Italy, Austria, and Germany.

Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811732420
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 1070 g
Dimensions: 254 x 203 x 22 mm

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