Fallen Giants – The Combat Debut of the T-35A Tank by Francis Pulham
The Soviet T-35A is the only five- turreted tank in history to enter production. With a long and proud service history on Soviet parade grounds, the T-35A was forced to adapt to the modern battlefield when the Second World War broke out.
Outclassed and outdated, the tank tried to hold its own against the German invaders to no avail. Very little is known about these strange vehicles, beyond their basic shape and photographs of them on parade grounds and battlefields. For the first time, actual battlefield photographs have been cross-referenced with maps and documents to bring about a complete look at the T-35A in the Second World War to date. It is a grim depiction of the aftermath of the giants that were the Soviet T-35A tanks.
Author: Francis Pulham
Language: English (UK)
No of Photos: 185
No of Profiles: 8
No of Pages: 144
Physical: Softcover, 248x172mm, portrait
1. The History of the T-35A tank
2. The Battle of Brody and the Battle at Verba
3. The Combat debut of the T-35A tank in photos
4. Art of the T-35A
5. Tanks that served alongside T-35A tanks
6. Reviewing the performance of the T-35A
Sources and further reading
About the author
Francis Pulham first went to Bovington Tank Museum when he was 12. He walked away with a model of a Soviet KV-2, and he was never the same again. He has had a strange passion for anything Soviet ever since and once he got his hands on a model T-35, it was love at first sight. Ever since then, he has endeavoured to bring this exciting chapter of often-overlooked history to more people. He lives in Brighton, UK, with his family and three cats.