Anti-tank weapons today are sophisticated items of hardware, but in World Wars I and II, many improvized weapons were used to knock out tanks. This work contains accounts of infantrymen who disabled tanks by pouring petrol over the engine casings and igniting it; pushing graneades down the barrels of tanks; and dropping bombs through open turrets to kill crews. As well as descriptions of hand-held anti-tank weapons, included in the book are anti-tank guns, mobile tank destroyers and anti-armour ordnance used by the tanks ...

Tank Killing 1996, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780283062858

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