Mario Scalas

Mario Scalas
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (3 of 3)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,479,673 - Total Helpful Votes: 3 of 3
Tigers in the Mud: The Combat Career of German Pan&hellip by Otto Carius
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tiger on the prowl, 9 Dec 2010
Commander Carius started his career as a loader in a czech-built Panzer 38(t) before being wounded during the russian campaign. On his return is allotted a Tiger I, and then the real interesting part of the books starts.

Carius's first-hand accounts are very nice, being pointed to the tiger tactical employment (both at single, platoon and company / bataillon strength). It's nice to read how the german tankers employed their tigers, how they recovered them under enemy fire (or after a while, when the firefight has died out). It is also thrilling how the infantry division commanders (to which Carius's unit was attached to) failed to exploit the tiger's characteristics using it… Read more

Wish List