Download e-book for kindle: British Battle Tanks: British-made tanks of World War II by David Fletcher

By David Fletcher

affected by unreliable autos and poorly thought-out doctrine, the early years of worldwide battle II have been years of fight for Britain's tank corps. counting on tanks in-built the past due Nineteen Thirties, and people designed and outfitted with constrained assets within the starting years of the conflict, they battled valiantly opposed to an opponent good versed within the arts of armoured battle. This ebook is the second one of a multi-volume historical past of British tanks by means of well known British armour specialist David Fletcher MBE. It covers the improvement and use of the Matilda, Crusader, and Valentine tanks that driven again the Axis in North Africa, the much-improved Churchill that fought with contrast from North Africa to Normandy, and the wonderful Cromwell tank of 1944–45. It additionally seems to be at Britain's super-heavy tank tasks, the TOG1 and TOG2, and the Tortoise heavy attack tank, designed to spoil in the course of the hardest of battlefield stipulations, yet by no means positioned into production.

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