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Chariots of fire : [tanks and tank crews] / Philip Kaplan.

Kaplan, Philip. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 358.18 KAPL (Text) 38650833373168 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0760317240
  • Physical Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: St. Paul, MN : MBI, 2003.

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General Note:
Landships - Ypres - Guderian - Lighting war - Chariots of fire - Barbarossa - El Alamein - Normandy - The push on Germany - Training - Pacific wars - Middle East and Persian Gulf - How to stop a tank in its tracks - Tank man - At the millenium.
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
In this lavishly illustrated book Philip Kaplan tells the story of the tank's development and of the men who rode into battle on board their tanks, from the Somme in 1916 to the Gulf War of 1991. In doing so he draws upon the accounts - many previously unpublished - of veterans which vividly convey what it was like, for example, to drive in a British Mark II as it led an attack on a German position at Ypres in World War I, or how the commander of a Tiger tank single-handedly halted a British armoured thrust in Normandy in 1944.
Subject: Tanks (Military science)
Tank warfare.

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