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World War 2 Tanks & AFVs -Vital G (Vital Guide)

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Published by The Crowood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land forces & warfare,
  • Military vehicles,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Military - World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8915433M
    ISBN 101840373814
    ISBN 109781840373813


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World War 2 Tanks & AFVs -Vital G (Vital Guide) by Jonathan Sutherland Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Beginning with the prototype Mark V Male inthe book ranges from World War I, World War II, through the Cold War and up to the highly sophisticated tanks that have seen recent service in wars in the Balkans, Caususus, and Middle East/5(14).

“Why is the name “Panzer” so popular as a tank name during World War 2?” They are mentioned as mere “Panzers” because of the difficulty pronouncing “Panzerkampfwagen Tiger VI Ausf.

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The sequel to French Tanks of World War II (1), this title focuses primarily on France's cavalry armored vehicles, including the light reconnaissance tanks such as the AMR and AMC families, the famous Somua S cavalry tanks and the extensive array of armored half-track and armored cars used by the French :   After the war, modified Panther's 75mm KwK 42 L/70 gun was produced by French as 75mm DEFA and CN gun.

"Achtung Panzer. - Panther "Afterfifty Panther tanks were used by French e Régiment de Chars de Combat stationed in Mourmelon le Grand. Before the end ofthe Panther tanks had been replaced by French-built ARL 44 heavy tanks.

French Tanks of World War II (2) Cavalry Tanks and AFVs by tank expert Steven J. Zaloga is the th title in Osprey Publishing’s series NEW VANGUARD. It examines French light tanks and armored cars, and explodes some enduring myths about the campaign.

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Usually dispatched business days Price: AU $ .With a new world order emerging in the early 21st century, Chinese ground forces have been consistently improved and geared towards quality for costly main battle tanks, while still maintaining a huge number of cheaper AFVs.

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