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Motorbooks International, 2004 - History - 256 pages
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A definitive guide to the most important armored vehicles that have seen service in the world's armies. Many different types of tank and armored vehicles have been produced since their invention and this book highlights many of them, from the German A7V to the U.S. Sherman, the Soviet T-72 and the British Challenger. Each entry is accompanied by photographs and artwork, full specifications and a design, development, and career history. Divided chronologically, this is an essential reference guide for anyone interested in tanks and armored fighting vehicles.

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Christopher Chant is a successful writer on modern military matters, and has a substantial number of authoritative titles to his credit. Military history, and the history of military aviation in particular have long been his passion. Having been part of the editorial team on Purnell's best-selling 'History of the First World War' and 'History of the Second World War', he became a full-time writer and editor in 1974, working extensively on military and aviation subjects. He is also a regular contributor to specialist journals.

Londoner Richard Jones has been devising walking tours of his city since 1982. He has also written and presented drama documentaries about Shakespeare in London (1999) and Jack the Ripper (1997).

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