Foss, Christopher, F.


Ian Allan, 1st ed., 1971. 192 pp., frontis., profusely illustrated with photo-ills., + some ills. D.j., 22 x 14cm. V.G.+. Published in 1971, this book gives information on all armoured fighting vehicles in service at the time from the old SHERMAN to the LEOPARD. Some of the vehicles featured here were designed in the 1940’s and later modified, others described were vehicles then at the developmental stage – the SCORPION, FOX and the controversial MBT-70. The types of vehicle covered include tanks, armoured cars, light fighting units, armoured personnel carriers, self-propelled guns and specialised vehicles. Wherever possible, full data is given, including development history, list of variants and a list of user countries. The text is enhanced with more than 200 photographs.

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