By Terence Wise
The epic clash among Rome and Carthage is still some of the most compelling tales of army background. The wars incorporated such mythical occasions because the crossing of the Alps by way of Hannibal, and the conflict of Cannae. Terence Wise's superb textual content info the armies of either side of the wars, together with the numerous assorted allied troops hired through the Carthaginians; Numidians, Celts, Spanish and others who helped make the military the most vibrant and cosmopolitan of its day. The textual content is observed by means of a number of illustrations and images, together with 8 complete web page color plates through Richard Hook.
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D with chassis number 80663 at a German training facility near Braunschweig, Germany. Ds in February of 1940 but lacks the 30 mm armour that was added beginning in July 1940. The KFF2 driver's periscope appears plugged and a rudimentary angle iron rain guard is fitted over the driver's visor. IVs the more standard 'S' hook. Looking further aft, we see the brackets added carry Triebgas cylinders, an alternative fuel to gasoline common to heavier relegated to driver trailing. A regulator fitted to the standard Maybach HL 120 would have allowed the engine to burn this bottled gas.
D Funkwagens of FHH PzK on the move. The original caption for this film segment covering pages 58-65 reads "Surrender: Susice, Czechoslovakia 9 May 1945 ... " Winterberg is also known as Vimperk . The US 5th Infantry Division occupied Vimperk until 21 May 45. The vehicle on this page carries licence plate number WH 1738793.
17/18 R 730(f) II I I 1 11 . 5mm Reibel machine 111 111 With a top speed of 8km/h, the IWI I ,yclists in the background will 11111 ' ,1 likely overtake the little tank . Gs knocked out by US 9th Airforce fighter-bombers near M6drath, Germany at the beginning of March 1945. One of them was in the process of being recovered, but which one? Note that the rear Sturmgeschutz is not fitted with the Rundumfeuer MG mount and does not appear to have the Pilze on the superstructure roof, so clearly seen on the forward vehicle.