Today we present a short article by William Platz from the May 1973 issue of AFV-G2 magazine on the differences in how tank losses were recorded by the WWII German Army compared to how they were recorded by the British Army. We often find that people in some of the online forums love to quote loss figures for different WWII actions, often taking at face value the figures reported in after action reports. This article does a nice job in showing how different counting methods could often lead to reported numbers differing significantly from reality.
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