First published in 1954 by the Ballistic Research Laboratories at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. This is a study of a number of tank engagements of World War II involving units of the U.S. 3rd and 4th Armored Divisions. The numbers of Allied and enemy weapons used and lost, the combat range, advantage of the defender, the advantage of initiating the aimed fire engagement, and the engagement termination are discussed. An appendix contains the known details with explanatory remarks of the above factors and with particular remarks for each of 129 individual actions. The conclusions made from the study of the data will surprise and fascinate everyone. 59 photos, 8 tables, 4 charts.
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