Matilda Infantry Tank 1938-45

Matilda Infantry Tank 1938-45

by David Fletcher, Peter Sarson
     
 

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The Matilda was the principal British infantry tank in the early years of World War II. It served with the BEF in France and later in North Africa, where it earned the title ‘Queen of the Desert’. Outclassed by increasingly powerful German anti-tank weapons, it still remained a power in the South-East Pacific, and was kept in service until the end of

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The Matilda was the principal British infantry tank in the early years of World War II. It served with the BEF in France and later in North Africa, where it earned the title ‘Queen of the Desert’. Outclassed by increasingly powerful German anti-tank weapons, it still remained a power in the South-East Pacific, and was kept in service until the end of the war by Australian forces. In this title, David Fletcher deals with Marks I to V. Development and operational history are discussed, along with service in other countries, including Germany and Russia. Numerous variants are also covered, including the prototype ‘Hedgehog’ bunker-busting weapon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855324572
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
New Vanguard Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.15(d)

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