When Hitler unleashed Operation Barbarossa against the Soviet Union in June 1941, the 23-tonne Panzer III was
in the vanguard of the German assault. It saw widespread use during the Second World War in campaigns that
included Poland, France, the Soviet Union, the Balkans, North Africa and Normandy. Centrepiece of the Haynes
The Leopard 2 has repeatedly underlined its leading position as the most capable and most versatile main battle tank of the world. This publication grants an overview on the Leopard 2 today in service with no less than 15 export nations. Shown are the various national procurement backgrounds, national modernisation efforts and ......