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Sagger Anti-Tank Missile vs M60 Main Battle Tank
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The 1973 Yom Kippur War rewrote the textbook on the tactics of modern armored warfare. Unlike the previous major Arab-Israeli war of 1967, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) faced an enemy that had invested heavily in modern Soviet weapon systems and tactics. Using detailed colour artwork and insightful analysis, this book explains how the effective use of the Soviet-supplied AT-3 Sagger (9M14 Malyutka) anti-tank missile allowed small Arab tank-killing teams to destroy Israeli armor at an astonishing rate. It also analyses the tank that opposed it, the US-built M60A1, which had to fight for survival against the Arab Saggers, and shows how in both the Sinai and the Golan Heights, the IDF quickly learned that firepower and infantry/artillery cooperation were the keys to their survival.
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Table of Contents

Introduction / Chronology / Design and Development / The Strategic Situation / Technical Specifications / The Combatants / Combat / Statistics and Analysis / Conclusion / Further Reading / Index

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Featuring first-hand accounts and drawing upon the latest research, this engaging study explores the clashes between Israeli M60 main battle tanks and the AT-3 Sagger anti-tank missiles used by their Arab opponents during the Yom Kippur War of 1973.

About the Author

Chris McNab is an author and editor specializing in military history and military technology. To date he has published more than 40 books, including A History of the World in 100 Weapons (2011), Deadly Force (2009) and Tools of Violence (2008). Chris has also written extensively for major encyclopaedia series, magazines and newspapers, and he lives in South Wales, UK. Johnny Shumate works as a freelance illustrator. He began his career in 1987 after graduating from Austin Peay State University. His greatest influences are Angus McBride, Don Troiani, and Edouard Detaille. He lives in Tennessee Born in Malaya in 1949, Alan Gilliland studied photography/film and architecture, and spent 18 years as the graphics editor of The Daily Telegraph. He now writes, illustrates, and publishes fiction as well as illustrating for a variety of publishers.

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"Chris McNab uses first person accounts to bring the reader into the fray. The section on Operation Gazelle, the Israeli counter-offensive, dives deep into the most intense clash of the war between the M60 MBT and the AT-3 Sagger. This intensity is supported by a two page painting from Johnny Shumate." - IPMS / USA "This volume in the series really does show what can be done with this format with the right subject matter and an author who can combine the actual combat actions with comprehensive and relevant background information to provide a comprehensive picture of why the duel is important in the larger sense." - AMPS

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