World War II Trucks and Tanks

World War II Trucks and Tanks

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Baker & Taylor
"This book explores original and reconstructed military vehicles from British, US, Russian, Italian and German forces using ... colour photographs. It also provides a detailed history of each vehicle's development and use in the war, plus a wealth of technical information and rare internal shots. The range of vehicles includes trucks, ambulances, half-tracks, motorcycles, bulldozers, armoured cars and of course the impressive range of tanks, from tankettes to the ... German Tiger"--Dust jacket.

Independent Publishing Group

A must-have book for any military vehicle enthusiast, detailing more than 100 classic military vehicles from U.S., UK, Russian, and German forces

Many thousands of different types of vehicles were used by the armies during World War II for various roles, including the fighting vehicles such as armored cars and tanks. Today these are very popular with enthusiasts who restore the historic vehicles to their pristine state and attend specialist gatherings. This book introduces some of the better-known examples of these preserved vehicles as well as some of those which are not so well known. This range includes trucks to keep the armies supplied, ambulances, motorcycles, armored cars, and of course the impressive range of tanks from the smallest to some of the largest. Some vehicles are so rare that examples have been re-created using original designs and, together with the original vehicles, their history is told in this book. From jeeps to tanks, landrovers to ambulances, this is the perfect book for re-creating, restoring, and exploring the history of these vehicles that were vital to the war effort. Schematic diagrams, fact boxes, and stat charts offer a wealth of technical information.

Publisher: Stroud : Spellmount, 2012
ISBN: 9780752466026
Characteristics: 365 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm


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