THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TANKS & ARMOURED FIGHTING VEHICLES Over 400 vehicles and 1200 wartime and modern photographs George Forty and Jack Livesey - Features A Z visual directories of tank destroyers, command versions, specialized tanks, armoured cars, armoured personnel carriers and self-propelled artillery. Includes the No. 1 Lincoln Machine Little Willie , D-Day Funnies, M3 Half-Track Infantry Carrier, Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank, and Scud Missile System. Provides information about each vehicle s, crew, weight, dimensions, armament, armour, powerplant and performance. CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
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About the Authors: George Forty served for 32 years in the Royal Tank Regiment and was Director and Curator of the world-famous Tank Museum in Bovington, Dorset, England. He edited Tank magazine and wrote over 70 books. Jack Livesey worked for the Imperial War Museum s branch at Duxford, England, which has a large collection of British and Soviet military vehicles. This book is an authoritative history and directory of tanks and their immediate derivatives, such as ARVs (armoured recovery vehicles), tank destroyers, command versions, bridgelayers, mine-clearers and other Funnies, and AFVs such as armoured cars, armoured personnel carriers and self-propelled artillery, covering a vast range of wheeled, tracked and semi-tracked vehicles. From the world s first tank, Little Willie , to the contemporary M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank, the book examines a vast range of tanks and AFVs. This unique volume, with over 1200 wartime and museum photographs, brings together the most significant tanks and AFVs in military history.