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by Igorn
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: From Cherkassy to the Pacific Ocean - The Combat History of the 6th Guards Tank Army
Replies: 1
Views: 714

From Cherkassy to the Pacific Ocean - The Combat History of the 6th Guards Tank Army

Dear all! One more book on the Soviet armor was pre-announced. This time combat history of the 6th Guards Tank Army. The 6th TA had its combat baptism at Cherkassy (Korsun) in January-February 1944 where it first played an important role in encircling units of German XI and XLII Army Corps’. Then ar...
by Igorn
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Stalin's Armor Fist - Combat history of the 1st Guards Tank Army
Replies: 1
Views: 805

Stalin's Armor Fist - Combat history of the 1st Guards Tank Army

Dear all, Stalin's Armor Fist - Combat history of the 1st Guards Tank Army, my new book to be published by Helion was just pre-announced at amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Stalins-Armored-Fist-History-January/dp/1912390000/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1502922601&sr=8-4&keywords=igor+nebolsin https://s3.pos...
by Igorn
Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-1945
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Re: Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-1945

Hi Donwhite,

Efforts of the 3rd Belorussian front armoured units in January '45 are not in scope. I may issue a separate book on this (e.g. 2nd Guards Tank Corps in Jan-Feb 45).

Igor
by Igorn
Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-1945
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Re: Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-1945

Hi Panzermahn, A chapter which covers engagements of the Soviet 5th Guards Tank Army in January-February 1945 in East Prussia (e.g. Elbing, Wormditt, Frauenburg, Tolkemitt) has some info about combats of the Soviet 5th Guards Tank Army against Kriegsmarine & other units based on the previously class...
by Igorn
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-1945
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-1945

Dear all! I am pleased to inform you that my new book Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-1945: Vilkavishkis, Gumbinnen/Nemmersdorf, Elbing, Wormditt/Frauenburg, Kielce/Lisow to be published by Helion has appeared on Amazon and available for pre-ordering: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1912174...
by Igorn
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army
Replies: 7
Views: 3033

Re: Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army

An interesting review of Stalin's Favorite - Volume 2 was posted at http://globeatwar.com/review/stalins-favorite-volume-2
by Igorn
Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army
Replies: 7
Views: 3033

Re: Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army

Dear All, I am pleased to inform you that Volume 2 of Stalin's Favorite was finally completed by Helion, printed and now in stock at Amazon UK. I hope you will enjoy it. You can check this link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Stalins-Favorite-History-Berlin-1944-May/dp/191077779X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=14...
by Igorn
Fri Oct 23, 2015 3:49 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army
Replies: 7
Views: 3033

Re: Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army

I am pleased to inform that Volume 2 of the Stalin's Favorite is available on amazon and other bookstores for pre-ordering. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/191077 ... 1_4&sr=8-4 http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/stalins ... 1910777794 http://s7.postimg.org/60ne4sv3r/1815_STALINS_FAVORITE_Vol2.jpg
by Igorn
Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:58 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army
Replies: 7
Views: 3033

Re: Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army

An English edition sounds very interesting! Dear All, The English edition of the book on the Combat History of the 2nd Guards Tank Army - "Stalin's Favorite" was released in May by Helion and available for ordering. There is also a customer review there which can be useful: http://www.amazon.co.uk/...
by Igorn
Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army
Replies: 7
Views: 3033

Combat History of the Soviet 2nd Guards Tank Army

I have published Russian edition of the Combat History of the 2nd Guards Tank Army. http://s11.postimage.org/cpt5sr87z/book_cover.jpg Hard Cover - A4 format. 824 pages. over 900 images including original photographs, operational maps, charts. The book is based exclusively on the archival documents o...
by Igorn
Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:35 am
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Tank combats at GRABOV, 5th-6th February 1945
Replies: 0
Views: 1782

Tank combats at GRABOV, 5th-6th February 1945

Gentlemen, I am looking for details of combat at GRABOV on February 5th -6th 1945 from German side. 49th Guards Tank Brigade of Grds Colonel Tikhon Abramov attached to 1MK took part in this combat from Russian side. Oleg Matveev, one of the best T-34 tankers of the 49th Guards brigade was killed in ...
by Igorn
Sat May 01, 2010 10:26 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 11.SS-Freiwilligen Pgr-Div. "Nordland" in Feb. 45
Replies: 10
Views: 2882

Re: 11.SS-Freiwilligen Pgr-Div. "Nordland" in Feb. 45

By 12.2.1945 the 11. SS-Pz.Gren.Div. had still available in SS-Pz.Abt. 11 and SS-Pz.Jg.Abt. 11 a total of: 2 Pz. V and 61 StuG III By 27.3.1945 this had been reduced to 2 Pz. V and 27 StuG III (a single StuH 42 was also reported but it's unclear where it came from. During the days before and after ...
by Igorn
Sun Apr 25, 2010 6:13 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 11.SS-Freiwilligen Pgr-Div. "Nordland" in Feb. 45
Replies: 10
Views: 2882

Re: 11.SS-Freiwilligen Pgr-Div. "Nordland" in Feb. 45

Martin, Thanks for your comprehensive reply as ever. It helps to determine the panzer strength of 11.SS-Freiwilligen Pgr-Div. "Nordland" on the eve of Sonnenwende. As I am working on the study of Russian 2-nd Guards Tank Army combats in February/March 1945 in Pomerania I wonder if you have by chance...
by Igorn
Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 11.SS-Freiwilligen Pgr-Div. "Nordland" in Feb. 45
Replies: 10
Views: 2882

11.SS-Freiwilligen Pgr-Div. "Nordland" in Feb. 45

Gents, I am looking for a strength of 11.SS-Freiwilligen Panzergrenadier-Division "Nordland" in February/March 45. According to Tieke its SS-PR 11 "Hermann von Salza" received in Stettin on the eve of Sonnenwende assault in Pommerania (Feb. 45) 30 StuG and 30 Panzer V's. Tieke also mentioned that it...
by Igorn
Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:15 pm
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Combat at Sevsk -26.8.43-31.8.1943
Replies: 5
Views: 1761

Re: Combat at Sevsk -26.8.43-31.8.1943

Martin, Thanks a lot for additional data and your clarifications. However the problem with tanks in long-tern repair is that quite often they never re-appeared on the battlefield and were either lost during the retreat or were never repaired and written off or cannibalized for parts later. There are...