This fully illustrated study assesses the origins, development, and combat record of Nazi Germany's legendary Tiger I and the US M26 Pershing during the final battles of World War II in Europe. It will appeal to any enthusiast of armoured warfare in the conflict, especially wargamers and modellers.
Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in History from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He has worked as an analyst in the aerospace industry for over two decades, covering missile systems and the international arms trade, and has served with the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federal think tank. He is the author of numerous books on military technology and military history, with an accent on the US Army in World War II as well as Russia and the former Soviet Union. Jim Laurier is a native of New England and lives in New Hampshire. He has been commissioned to paint for the US Air Force and has aviation paintings on permanent display at the Pentagon.