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Steven Zaloga

Steven Zaloga
Born Steven Joseph Zaloga
(1952-02-01) February 1, 1952
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Residence Abingdon, Maryland
Education Union College, Schenectady, NY, B.A. cum laude (History)
Columbia University, M.A. (History)
Certificate in International Affairs; graduate study at University of Cracow
  • DMS, Inc., Greenwich, CT, managing editor of special studies, 1978-86
  • Video Ordnance, Inc., New York City, producer, 1987-92
  • Teal Group Cor., Fairfax, VA, senior analyst, 1993--
  • Institute for Defense Analyses, adjunct staff member, 1995--
  • Technology Training Corp., lecturer, 1987-91
Political party Republican
Board member of New York Military Affairs Symposium (member of executive board)
Religion Roman Catholic[1]
Parent(s) John A. (a foreman) and Muriel (a high school language teacher; maiden name, Desautels) Zaloga

Steven J. Zaloga (born February 1, 1952) is an American historian, defense consultant, and an author on military technology. He received a bachelor's degree cum laude at Union College and a masters degree at Columbia University, both in history.

He has published many books dealing with modern military technology, and especially Soviet and CIS tanks and armoured warfare. He is a senior analyst at the Teal Group.[2][3]

He is also a noted scale armor modeler and is a moderator of the World War II Allied Discussion group at, a modelling website. He is a frequent contributor to the UK-based modeling magazine Military Modelling. He is a member of the Armor Modeling and Preservation Society.


  • —; Dennis, Peter (2005), Anzio 1944: The Beleaguered Beachhead, Campaign 155,  
  • — (2008), Armored Thunderbolt: The U.S. Army Sherman in World War II, Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books,  
  • — (2010), Battle of the Bulge, Long Island City: Osprey,  
  • — (1996), Bagration 1944: The Destruction of Army Group Centre, Osprey,  
  • —; Johnson, Hugh (2005), D-Day Fortifications in Normandy, Oxford: Osprey,  
  • — (2013), The Devil's Garden: Rommel's Desperate Defense of Omaha Beach on D-Day, Stackpole Books,  
  • — (2010), French Tanks of World War I, Osprey,  
  • — (1995), Inside the Blue Berets: A Combat History of Soviet and Russian Airborne Forces, 1930-1995, Novato, CA: Presidio,  
  • — (2007), Japanese Tanks 1941–45, Osprey,  
  • —; Welply, Michael (2005), Kasserine Pass 1943: Rommel's Last Victory, Oxford: Osprey,  
  • — (2002), The Kremlin's Nuclear Sword: The Rise and Fall of Russia's Strategic Nuclear Forces, 1945-2000, Random House,  
  • —; Sarson, Peter, KV-1 & 2 Heavy Tanks 1939–1945, Oxford: Osprey,  
  • M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank 1982-92 (1993) ISBN 978-1-85532-283-7
  • Modeling US Armor of World War 2. Osprey, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84603-398-8
  • with James W. Loop, Modern American Armor: Combat Vehicles of the United States Army Today, Arms & Armour Press,1982. ISBN 0-85368-248-8 OCLC 8821633
  • Modern Soviet Armor: Combat Vehicles of the USSR and Warsaw Pact Today (1980) ISBN 0-13-597856-4
  • Zaloga, Steve, and James Grandsen. Operation Barbarossa. London: Arms and Armour Press, 1985. ISBN 0-853-68702-1 OCLC 12807954
  • Overlord: The D-Day Landings. Osprey, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84603-424-4
  • Zaloga, Steve. Poland 1939: The Birth of Blitzkrieg. Westport, Conn: Praeger, 2004. ISBN 0-275-98278-5 OCLC 53276520
  • Polish Army, 1939-1945, Osprey, 1982, ISBN 0-85045-417-4, OCLC 9136152
  • Steven Zaloga and Victor Madej, "The Polish Campaign 1939" Hippocrene Books, 1991. ISBN 087052013X
  • Zaloga, Steve, and Ron Volstad. The Red Army of the Great Patriotic War, 1941-45 (Men-at-arms S.), London: Osprey, 1989. ISBN 0-850-45939-7 OCLC 29634302
  • Red Sam: The SA-2 Guideline Anti-Aircraft Missile. Osprey, 2007. ISBN 1-84603-062-5, ISBN 978-1-84603-062-8. 48pp
  • Red Thrust: Attack on the Central Front, Soviet Tactics and Capabilities in the 1990s Novato, CA: Presidio, 1989. ISBN 0-89141-345-6 OCLC 20169366
  • Zaloga, Steve. Remagen 1945: Endgame against the Third Reich. Oxford, U.K.: Osprey, 2006.
  • Scud Ballistic Missile and Launch Systems 1955-2005. Osprey Publishing, 2006.
  • Zaloga, Steve, and Peter Sarson. Sherman Medium Tank, 1942-1945. London: Osprey, 1993. ISBN 1-855-32296-X OCLC 30028610
  • Zaloga, Steve, and Steve Noon. The Siegfried Line, 1944-45: Battles on the German Frontier. Oxford, UK: Osprey, 2007. ISBN 1-846-03121-4 OCLC 76365230
  • Zaloga, Steve, James W. Loop, and Ron Volstad. Soviet Bloc Elite Forces. London: Osprey, 1985. ISBN 0-850-45631-2 OCLC 12501799
  • Soviet Heavy Tanks (with James Grandsen). London: Osprey. ISBN 0-85045-422-0
  • Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of World War Two(with James Grandsen), London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 0-85368-606-8
  • Soviet Tanks in Combat 1941–45: The T-28, T-34, T-34-85, and T-44 Medium Tanks (with Jim Kinnear, Andrey Aksenov & Aleksandr Koshchavtsev) Hong Kong: Concord Publication. ISBN 962-361-615-5.
  • T-34 in Action, (with James Grandsen) Carrollton, Texas: Squadron/Signal. ISBN 0-89747-112-1
  • T-34 Medium Tank 1941–45, (with Peter Sarson) Oxford: Osprey. ISBN 1-85532-382-6
  • T-34-85 Medium Tank 1944–94, (with Jim Kinnear) Oxford: Osprey. ISBN 1-85532-535-7
  • T-54 and T-55 Main Battle Tanks 1944-2004 (2004) ISBN 1-84176-792-1
  • T-72 Main Battle Tank 1974-93 (1993) ISBN 1-85532-338-9
  • T-80 Standard Tank: The Soviet Army's Last Armored Champion Osprey, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84603-244-8
  • Zaloga, Steve, and Jim Laurier. V-1 Flying Bomb, 1942-52: Hitler's Infamous "Doodlebug". Oxford, U.K.: Osprey, 2005. ISBN 1-841-76791-3 OCLC 60834667


  1. ^ a b "Steven Joseph Zaloga".   Gale Biography In Context. (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b "Steven J. Zaloga, Senior Analyst". Teal Group Corporation. 
  3. ^ "Aerospace Markets--The Decade Ahead". 
  • "Author Profile: Steven J Zaloga". Osprey Publishing - Military History Books. 
  • "Interview with Steven Zaloga". ScaleClub. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  • "Steven J(oseph) Zaloga". The Writers Directory (fee, via Fairfax County Public Library). Detroit: (subscription required) Gale Biography In Context.  

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  • Participant in The Big Red One on D-Day episode for Citizen Soldier
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