T54/5 To IDF Tiran 4/5 The Birth Of A Bastard Tank Book Abteilung 502 ABT607

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T54/5 To IDF Tiran 4/5 The Birth Of A Bastard Tank Book Abteilung 502 ABT607

In the Six Day War, some 860 enemy tanks were captured by the
IDF, including some 280 T-54/5 tanks. Within a few years, 146 of
them were introduced into service as Tiran 4/5. This book tells their
story, a story of the only army that introduced a great number of
enemy tanks into prolonged service. The Tiran tank did not really
suit the IDF’s needs. It was in many ways a bastard tank. However,
the IDF creatively tried to take advantage of all that it had to offer.
It was used like no other tank—as a low-grade “bonus” reserve
tank unit for wartime, as a mine-clearing tank, as a unique tool
for special operations, and as an artillery cannon designated for
destroying SA-3 anti-air missile batteries. After many alterations,
the tanks were eventually incorporated in a Tiran 4/5 brigade, as
part of a special tactical task force designed to conduct an armored
maneuver in the Egyptian flank.
Abteilung 502 and Desert Eagle Publishing bring us the second
volume of the Captured Vehicles in IDF Service Series. A new
series for those who build models, love tanks and like history. The
series focuses on the widespread and unique use the IDF made of
tanks and armored vehicles captured in Israel’s wars with its Arab
neighbors. The series is based on academic research, official IDF
documentation, and interviews conducted with soldiers and officers
who used these vehicles in real time. An amazing book that will
surprise you.

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