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Tank warfare : a history of tanks in battle

Author: Kenneth Macksey
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2013.
Series: Osprey digital
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After its introduction during the First World War, the tank revolutionized warfare and proved to be a terrifying and efficient machine of war. Kenneth Macksey provides a study of the policy-makers and tank strategists, the technical and tactical development, as well as presenting the story of the tank on the battlefield'the split-second decisions, the battle-weary crews, and the endless mud in this fascinating and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Macksey
ISBN: 9781782004035 1782004033
OCLC Number: 858312587
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Osprey digital
Responsibility: by Kenneth Macksey.

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After its introduction during the First World War, the tank revolutionized warfare and proved to be a terrifying and efficient machine of war. Kenneth Macksey provides a study of the policy-makers and tank strategists, the technical and tactical development, as well as presenting the story of the tank on the battlefield'the split-second decisions, the battle-weary crews, and the endless mud in this fascinating and detailed account of tank warfare. Tank Warfare delves into the history of the tank, its formation and early prototypes, as well as how it came to be the master of the land battle, becoming Hitler's driving force for Blitzkrieg and changing the course of the battle of El Alamein.

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