THE ESSENTIAL VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION GUIDE: WESTERN ALLIED TANKS 1939-45.

By: Porter, David.

Price: $27.50 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+


192 pp, large 8vo (9 11/16" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, colour profiles, insignia. "(O)ffers a highly-illustrated guide to the main armored fighting vehicles used by the Western Allies in the European theater during World War II. Organized chronologically by campaign, the book features a wide range of vehicles from every Allied country, including Poland, Holland, Belgium, France, Canada, Australia, the UK, and the U.S.A. (I)ncludes all the major and many minor tank types, with variants of the M4 Sherman, Stuart, Churchill, and Matilda, as well as mat-laying, engineering, and mine-clearing versions. Lesser-known models from the early years of the war, armored cars, halftracks, trucks, and amphibious vehicles make this a rounded compendium of Western Allied armored fighting vehicles. Sample unit structures and orders of battle from company up to corps level provide an organizational context for key campaigns, such as the Battle of France and the Normandy Landings." Previous owner's place, date and signature in ink on front free endpaper; old price 'blacked out' on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has some minor edgfe wrinlkling, small soft crease at top of front hinge.

Title: THE ESSENTIAL VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION GUIDE: WESTERN ALLIED TANKS 1939-45.

Author Name: Porter, David.

Categories: Military - World War II, Military - Vehicles (Tanks, etc.),

Edition: Reprint.

Publisher: London, Amber: 2010

ISBN Number: 1906626324

ISBN Number 13: 9781906626327

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 25415

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