German Tank Wars DVD (DVD)
On the fronts were many different types of tanks, assault guns and selfpropelled guns in use. Light tanks of the type I and II, medium tanks of the type III, IV & PAN THER and the heavy battle tanks of the type: TIGER, KÖNIGSTIGER etc. as well as numerous assault guns in different versions were in operation. The Tank divisions of the Wehrmacht and their support units, came to use on all sections of the front. During the 1st World War tanks were used to support the infantry. They were linked on the battlefield with the slow infantry units to protect them and give them artillery support. The mass use of tanks gave a sinister influence on the outcome of events.
Running time: 50 minutes
With over 60 minutes of rare footage of various WW2 German tanks, including the famous Panther, Tiger and King Tiger, this new film from Pen and Sword is bound to appeal to those with a fascination for wartime German armour. The film includes a number of bonus films and galleries, making this film essential viewing.Military Machines International
Since publishers Pen & Sword teamed up with German filmmakers, History Films, it has released a steady stream, not to say floor, of DVDs relating to the German armed forces during both the Great War and WW2. You are, quite literally, spoilt for choice…Classic Military Vehicle, Jan 2012
The film footage is fascinating. And that is, after all, the main point.
The real value is in the footage with sparse commentary, much of which is original and a Nazi propaganda presentations. The main target market for this DVD series is undoubtedly the military enthusiast, but the DVDs are affordable for a much wider range of viewers and should sell well.Firetrench