“Panzerwrecks” author William Auerbach passes away

The website for the popular “Panzerwrecks” photo books is displaying a message that series publisher William Auerbach passed away suddenly on April 16.  Mr. Auerbach was known for authoring many books and articles presenting photographs of  WW2 German armor.  He was a frequent contributor to the AFV News bulletin during it’s publication run, his first article there appearing in the March 1978 issues.  Over the years he worked with several other writers on books about German armor, including Thomas Jentz, Lukas Friedli, and his partner on the Panzerwreck series, Lee Archer.  The Panzerwreck series includes 18 volumes published from 2005 to the present, collecting and presenting WW2 era photos of knocked-out German armor.

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