Sturmgeschütz: Germany’s WWII Assault Gun (StuG), Vol.1: The Early War Versions
The Sturmgeschütz, or StuG, as it is more popularly known, while conceived as self-propelled, infantry support artillery, in time, formed the backbone of Germany’s anti-tank operations during WWII. With more than 135 war-era photos, this volume chronicles the design, development, and deployment of the first six (of nine variants) of this famed and feared weapon. The material is arranged in seven chapters, each focusing on a specific production model, or Ausführung, of the Sturmgeschütz. This volume covers the Ausf.A through F/8 variants used during the early WWII years. Comprehensive tables reveal the details of performance, as well as technical specifications of each variant. A concise, easy-to-read text, and detailed photo captions expose the secrets of this iconic vehicle. First of two volumes on the StuG in the Legends of Warfare series.
By David Doyle
Size: 9″ x 9″ | 137 b/w photos | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764355370 | Binding: hard cover