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Abrams tanks

Author: John Hamilton
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., ©2012.
Series: A & D xtreme.; Military vehicles (ABDO Publishing Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn the history of the tank and its different versions, as well as tank specifications including size and weight, top speed, armament, and cost. Also described are the roles of Abrams tank crew members--the commander, the gunner, the loader, and the driver. Weapons and camouflage are discussed, as well as the future of the Abrams tank. Easy-to-read text, interesting facts and quotes, and oversized, full-color  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hamilton
ISBN: 9781617830730 1617830739
OCLC Number: 707240143
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Abrams main battle tank --
Abrams tank history --
Abrams tank versions --
Abrams tank fast facts --
Crew --
Armor --
Cannon --
Fire control --
Other weapons --
Engine --
Conventional warfare --
Urban warfare --
Other missions --
Glossary.
Series Title: A & D xtreme.; Military vehicles (ABDO Publishing Company)
Responsibility: by John Hamilton.

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Learn the history of the tank and its different versions, as well as tank specifications including size and weight, top speed, armament, and cost. Also described are the roles of Abrams tank crew members--the commander, the gunner, the loader, and the driver. Weapons and camouflage are discussed, as well as the future of the Abrams tank. Easy-to-read text, interesting facts and quotes, and oversized, full-color photographs draw in reluctant readers, leaving them with a deeper understanding of this mighty military vehicle.

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