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Tanks of World War I: British and German

Peter Chamberlain

Tanks of World War I: British and German

by Peter Chamberlain

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Published by Arms & Armour P. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Germany.
    • Subjects:
    • Tanks (Military science) -- Great Britain.,
    • Tanks (Military science) -- Germany.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 79-80.

      Statementby Peter Chamberlain and Chris Ellis.
      SeriesIllustrated studies in twentieth century arms
      ContributionsEllis, Chris, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG446.5 .C46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p.
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4617788M
      ISBN 100853680124
      LC Control Number77417921
      OCLC/WorldCa32917

      Bolstered by historic photographs and stunning illustrations, author David Fletcher brings us the thrilling history behind British tanks of the First World War. British Battle Tanks. After a stuttering start, armored behemoths such as the Mark IV, Mark V, and Whippet Tank .   book review,british and american tanks of world war two comparing size of ww2 british,german,russian,usa tank main gun rounds. c j campbell views. new; book review,encyclopedia.

        Rare First World War pictures show British troops on the front line blasting the enemy with tanks for the first time Black and white images from new book 'Armoured Warfare in .   When British soldiers charged across the Somme in September , they were accompanied by a new, revolutionary weapon—the tank. After a stuttering start, armored behemoths such as the Mark IV, Mark V, and Whippet Tank played a crucial role in bringing World War I to an : Bloomsbury Publishing.

      This book, the last in a four-part series on British Battle Tanks covering the whole history of British armoured warfare, concentrates on those vehicles that have served following the end of World War II up to the present day. Starting with the Centurion, the title explores those types that equipped the armoured divisions lined up on the German plains to resist any potential Soviet. British M3 Grant (left) and Lee (right) at El Alamein (Egypt), in the Sahara Desert, , showing differences between the British turret and the original design. It is too much of a simplification to talk of German tanks being better.


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