THE TANK STORY / GERMAN TANKS 1939-45 / THE DESERT WAR. 3 VOLUMES.

By: Macksey, Kenneth; Ogorkiewicz, Richard; Chamberlain, Peter; Ellis, Chris; de Guingand, Francis, Sir; et al.

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3 "Specials" from the "History of the World Wars" series. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, maps, and drawings by John Batchelor. 1. The Tank Story - 11 5/8" H, 64 pp, 1973. Contents: The Tank Story - An Introduction; The French Tank Force of the First World War; Tank Developments up to 1918; The Armoured Heritage: the Last Tanks of the War; 1939: Armoured Balance; The Panzer Problem; Balance of Armour: The Build-up for D-Day; Tank Firepower; Self-Propelled Guns of the Eastern Front. 2. German Tanks 1939-45 - 10 11/16" H, 64 pp, 1975. Contents: The First Panzers; Trial by Combat; The Czech Tanks; Early Heavy Tanks; The Time of Victory; Command Vehicles; Amphibious Tanks; Light Tanks; The Defensive Period; The Tiger; The Panther; Tiger II; Super Heavy Tanks. 3. The Desert War - 10 3/4" H, 64 pp, 1975. Contents: The First Swing of the Pendulum; Wavell's 30,000; Enter the Afrika Korps: Rommel's First Attack; The Siege of Tobruk; Duels with the Afrika Korps; Rommel Strikes Back; The Fight at Gazala; First Alamein: 8th Amry Outwits Rommel; Alam Halfa; Alamein: The Tide Turns; Torch and the Tunisian Bridgehead; The Chase to Mareth; The Battle of Kasserine; The Mareth Line; Medjerda: The End in Africa; The Desert Generals. Interiors - light browning to margins of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light browning to edges of covers and on spines; 1 and 2 have some colour sun fading to top part of spine; very light edge wear - more at top of spine of 1; browning to edges of text blocks.

Title: THE TANK STORY / GERMAN TANKS 1939-45 / THE DESERT WAR. 3 VOLUMES.

Author Name: Macksey, Kenneth; Ogorkiewicz, Richard; Chamberlain, Peter; Ellis, Chris; de Guingand, Francis, Sir; et al.

Illustrator: John Batchelor.

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

Publisher: USA, Marshall Cavendish: 1973

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: 30613

Keywords: World War II, Second World War, Tanks, French Tanks, world War I, first World War, Tank Development, Panzers, German Tanks, Amour, Armor, Armoured Vehicles, D-day, Firepower, Self-Propelled Guns, Eastern Front, Czech Tanks, Heavy Tanks, Amphibious Vehicles, Light Tanks, Tiger, Panther, Tiger II, Super Heavy Tanks; Tactics, Wavell, Afrika Korps, Rommel, Sieges, Tobruk, Gazala, Alamein, 8th Army, Alam Halfa, Tunisia, Torch, Tunisian Bridgehead, Mareth, Kasserine, Mareth Line, Medjerda, Generals, North Africa, Matildas, Sherman Tanks, Grant, Montgomery, Auchinleck.,