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THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO TANKS OF THE WORLD., Forty, George.

Author Name    Forty, George.

Title   THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO TANKS OF THE WORLD.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Hermes House 2005

ISBN Number    184477743X / 9781844777433

Seller ID   19961

256 pp, 4to (12" H). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "(A)n authoritative directory of tanks and their immediate derivatives, such as ARVs (armoured recovery vehicles), tank destroyers, command versions, bridgelayers, mine-clearers and other Funnies. It begins with a guide to the history of the tank and its evolution: the first tank action at Flers during World War I, the Blitzkrieg of 1940, the desert war in North Africa, the D-Day Funnies of the Normandy beaches, tanks used in the jungles of Korea and Vietnam, the Arab-Israeli wars and the two desert wars of the Persian Gulf. Next, there are two A-Z directories focusing on over 230 tanks, the first covering World War I and II and the inter-war years, and the second covering the post-war years. From the world's first tank, the No. 1 Lincoln Machine 'Little Willie', to the contemporary M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank, with its state-of-the- art weapons systems, the book covers a vast range of armoured fighting vehicles. Each entry includes a lively description and history, with a specification panel detailing the tank's official name, date, crew, weight, dimensions, armament, armour, powerplant and performance. All the tanks are accompanied by identification photographs, many of which are full-colour and have never previously been published together in one volume." This is a new unread book. Fine/Fine

Tanks,  Armored  Vehicles,  Armoured,  First  World  War,  Second,  I,  II,  Blitzkrieg,  Cold,  Korean,  Vietnam,  Arab-Israeli,  Iraq,  Funnies,  Tank  Warfare,  Crews,  Persian  Gulf,  Abrams,  Armament.,  Cruiser  Tank,  A13,  Infantry  Tank,  Churchill,  Cavalier,  Centaur,  Cromwell,  Challenger,  Avenger,  Heavy  Assault  Tanks,  Centurion  Medium  Tank,  Abrams  Main  Battle  Tank,  Carro  Veloce,  Challenger  Main  Battle  Tank,  Char  D'assault,  Hotchkiss,  Jagdpanzer,  Jaguar,  Jagdtiger,  Leopard,  M1A1,  M4  Sherman,  M48  Patton,  NATO,  Panther  Heavy  Tank,  PzKpfw,  Ram  Cruiser  Tank,  Renault  FT-17,  Sentinel  AC,  Sheridan  Light  Tank,  Skoda,  Strv,  Sturmpanzerwagen,  T-54,  T-34,  Tiger,  Valiant,  Vickers,  Walker  Bulldog,  Whippet  Medium. 

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