Zaloga, Steven J.

Ploesti 1943 : The Great Raid on Hitler's Romanian Oil Refineries

Operation Tidal Wave was one of the boldest and most controversial air raids by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). At the time, the Romanian Ploesti oil fields produced about a third of all Axis oil, and was Germany's single most important fuel source. In the summer of 1943, the USAAF (...)
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New Vanguard Nº276 German Guided Missiles of World War II

Although not as well-known as the V-1 buzz bomb and the V-2 missile, the first German missiles to see combat were anti-ship missiles, the Henschel Hs.293 guided missile and the Fritz-X guided bomb. These began to see extensive combat in the Mediterranean in 1943. In their most famous use, the (...)
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New Vanguard Nº281 Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge

The Battle of the Bulge raises many questions which, until now, have not been adequately answered: How did the major tank types perform during the battle? What were the specific ‘lessons learned' from the combat? And did these lessons result in changes to tanks in the subsequent months?Offering (...)
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New Vanguard Nº283 American Guided Missiles of World War II

World War II was a significant period of development for American missile programs, during which time the US built pioneering examples of guided weapons systems. However, whilst the German missiles of World War II are famous around the world, their American counterparts have remained shrouded in (...)
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Panzers en la niebla

¿Por qué fracasó la ofensiva de Hitler en las Ardenas? Steven Zaloga nos brinda en esta obra un exhaustivo análisis, en particular desde la perspectiva alemana, del desempeño en combatede la 12.SS-Panzer-Division "Hitlerjugend" y de sus oponentes estadounidenses durante la primera semana de la (...)
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New Vanguard Nº288. The French 75: The 75mm M1897 Field Gun that Revolutionized Modern

The 'Soixante quinze', France's legendary 75mm Modele 1897, was the first modern field gun, pioneering several critical innovations in field artillery designs, including a fast action breech and a soft recoil system. Although some of these features had been incorporated into earlier guns, the 75mm (...)
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