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Tanks is an impressive visual account of the history of the tank, from the early attempts at developing an all-terrain armoured vehicle to the lethal killing machines of the twenty-first century.
Produced in association with The Tank Museum in Dorset, this book covers the major technical developments and types, from the British Mark IV, the German Tiger, the Russian T-34 and the American Sherman, to the M1 Abrams battle tank in service today. It describes the most famous tank battles, from Flers-Courcellette in 1916 to the First Gulf War, and highlights the contributions and careers of leading tank tacticians commanders.
Tanks showcases dramatic images from the Museum's archives, as well as painstakingly researched documents, including a blueprint of the British Mark IV and tank identification cards from the Cold War.