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World Encyclopedia of Tanks & Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Forty George Jack Livesey



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Lorenz Books
07 March 2017
Reference works; History; Tanks & military land vehicles
This book is an authoritative history and directory of tanks and their immediate derivatives, such as ARVs (armoured recovery vehicles), tank destroyers, command versions, bridgelayers, mine-clearers and other Funnies, and AFVs such as armoured cars, armoured personnel carriers and self-propelled artillery, covering a vast range of wheeled, tracked and semi-tracked vehicles. From the world's first tank, Little Willie , to the contemporary M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank, the book examines a vast range of tanks and AFVs. This unique volume, with over 1200 wartime and museum photographs, brings together the most significant tanks and AFVs in military history.
By:   Forty George, Jack Livesey
Imprint:   Lorenz Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 216mm,  Spine: 37mm
Weight:   2.395kg
ISBN:   9780754833512
ISBN 10:   0754833518
Pages:   512
Publication Date:   07 March 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

George Forty served for 32 years in the Royal Tank Regiment and was Director and Curator of the world-famous Tank Museum in Bovington, Dorset, England. He edited Tank magazine and wrote over 70 books. Jack Livesey worked for the Imperial War Museum's branch at Duxford, England, which has a large collection of British and Soviet military vehicles.

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