1st ed., 1980. 64 pp., numerous b&w + cold., ills. D.j., 30 x 23cm. D.j., chipped at top of spine o/w V.G. This superbly illustrated book traces the evolution of military vehicles from the Simms Quadricycle, the tank, self-propelled gun and the armoured personnel carrier to the multitude of vehicles introduced in World War II. It ends with a survey of the wide range of sophisticated vehicles which carried the weaponry of the armies of 1980. The reader can trace the story of dogged application, frustrating setbacks and sudden, fascinating leaps forward which characterizes the development of military vehicles through the demands and impetus of two world wars.