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Riot Control Vehicles: 1945-Present #219 Osprey New Vanguard

By: Chris McNab

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000433


Fully illustrated with a mixture of dramatic archive photos and manufacturers' images, this volume covers the little-known history of riot control vehicles. It explores the world of these vehicles from 1945 through to the present day - from adapted military armoured cars such as the Humber Pig (UK) and BRDM (Soviet Union) to the fully computerized systems of the Russian Lavina-Uragan and Canadian INKAS Armored Riot Control Vehicle - showing how their development and depl... View more info

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A7V Mephisto: The Last German First World War Tank : A Queensland Museum Pocket Guide

By: Gregory Czechura and Jeff Hopkins-Weise

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2008

Seller ID: 003433


The only A7V left in the world surviving from World War 1. Called 'Mephisto' by the German Army. Donated to the Queensland Museum by the French. Sturmpanzerwagen A7V Mephisto is one of the Queensland Museum's most iconic objects. Captured in the dying days of the war, the tank is a focus of international militaria research. This pocket companion contains everything you need to know about the only surviving A7V Mephisto tank. From technical specifications to service h... View more info

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Polish Armor of the Blitzkrieg #224 New Vanguard

By: Jamie Prenatt

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002011


The Polish army during the Blitzkrieg conjures up tragic images of infantry and dashing, but ineffective and ultimately doomed cavalry charges. In actuality the Poles, in the midst of a large-scale re-armament programme, had up to 600 armoured vehicles available at the time of the German attack, as well as a number of newer and better designs in various stages of development. Facing the inventors of the 'Lightning War', who attacked in great numbers, on multiple fronts a... View more info

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Tanks: 100 Years of Evolution

By: Richard M. Ogorkiewicz

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000412


Tank presents a comprehensive account of the world-wide evolution of armoured vehicles from their inception a century ago to the present day, starting with a detailed reappraisal of the development of tanks and how they evolved during World War I. By the end of that conflict tanks had gained considerable importance. However, this was not sustained in its immediate aftermath and a revival only began when the British Army started in to experiment in the 1920s with a more m... View more info

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T-26 Light Tank: Backbone of the Red Army #218 Osprey New Vanguard

By: Steven J. Zaloga

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000432


The T-26 was the first major Soviet armour program of the 1930s, beginning as a license-built version of the British Vickers 6-ton export tank. Although the T-26 retained the basic Vickers hull and suspension, the Red Army began to make extensive changes to the turret and armament, starting with the addition of a 45mm tank gun in 1933. The T-26 was built in larger numbers than any other tank prior to World War II. Indeed, more T-26 tanks were manufactured than the combin... View more info

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T-64 Battle Tank: The Cold War's Most Secret Tank #223 Osprey New Vanguard

By: Steven J. Zaloga

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002906


The T-64 tank was the most revolutionary design of the whole Cold War, designed to provide the firepower and armour protection of a heavy tank in a medium-weight design. It pioneered a host of new technologies including laminate armour, stereoscopic tank rangefinders, opposed-piston engines, smooth-bore tank guns with discarding sabot ammunition, and gun-fired guided projectiles. These impressive features meant that the Russians were loath to part with the secrets of the... View more info