Discover mightiest of all warfare vehicles in Tanks Inside Out. Tanks have evolved significantly, and remain an integral element of strategic land warfare. Now you can discover these remarkable vehicles-inside and out-through this unique new reference book filled with colorful photographs, maps and more.
Take a look at the inside of a battle tank, the outside and get to know what it was like to operate one. Get a glimpse of life on the front lines! Explore some of history's most significant tanks, including Britain's Little Willy prototype and the Soviet T-34, credited as WWII's most effective and influential design. Discover how tanks evolved as the nature of war changed, and learn all about each tank's key design elements, including its firepower, protection, and mobility.
Tanks Inside Out is a thorough investigation of the operating techniques and construction of military tanks. Fascinating cross-sections and close-up photographs reveal the innermost workings of each tank while the text and helpful fact boxes offer historical context and design specifications. Filled with more than 300 archival photographs, detailed artwork, maps, and more, Tanks Inside Out makes the perfect gift for the history buff in your life, or the perfect addition to your own library collection.
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About the Author
Michael E. Haskew has been writing and researching military history subjects for over twenty-five years. He is the editor of WWII History magazine and The World War II Desk Reference with the Eisenhower Center for American Studies. He is the author of West Point 1915: Eisenhower, Bradley, and the Class the Stars Fell On; Appomattox: The Last Days of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia; and Tank: 100 Years of the World's Most Important Armored Military Vehicle, among numerous other publications. He lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee.