Back in December of 2007, we received a letter from Dr NCHM Heitman regarding various German AFVs identified as being in the Netherlands. Parts of his letter are reproduced here for the benefit of our readers: “After having greatly enjoyed the 5 Volumes (so far) in the Panzerwrecks series I feel I should react to […]
Closure to this ‘case’ came with the purchase of an excellent little book called ‘Les chars de la Résistance by Luc Braeuer. Photographs on pages 38 & 39 show our Panther in FFI use bearing the name ‘Dauphiné’. The identifiers are the French roundel on the side of the gun mount, distinctive damage to the […]
Randy Roy from San Fernando, CA, was good enough to contact us and inform us that “on page 52, the Pakwagon shown has the rear 14.5 mm armor folded down (hinged from the bottom), not “missing,” also the 234/4 had no ‘rear facing driver’s visor.’ For emergency egress the crewman folded down the rear plate […]
A number of people have pointed out that the fourth turret on page 93 (with the gun pointing to the left) is actually a Porsche designed example. This explains why we see an early type loader’s hatch. Thanks to all that have sharp eyes.