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The Centurion Tank

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Description for The Centurion Tank Paperback. * In-depth illustrated history of one of the most successful post-war British tanks * Specially commissioned full-colour artwork showing the main variants * Covers the entire operational history of the Centurion from the 1940s to the 1990s Num Pages: 128 pages, 90 colour and Black and White Photos. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJP; HBWS; JWMV1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 191 x 245 x 9. Weight in Grams: 420.
Few tank designs have been as effective, versatile and long-lived as that of the British Centurion. Conceived during the Second World War as the answer to the superior German Tiger and Panther tanks and to the lethal 88mm gun, this 52-ton main battle tank incorporated the lessons British designers had learned about armoured fighting vehicles during the conflict, and it was free of the major faults that had impaired the other British tank designs of the time. The Centurion was so successful that it served in the British Army and in numerous other armies across the world from 1945 until ... Read more

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About Ware, Pat; Delf, Brian
Pat Ware is a leading expert on the history of military vehicles and a prolific writer of books and articles on every aspect of the subject. His most recent publications include a study of the military Jeep, encyclopaedias of military vehicles and motorcycles, and photographic histories of British tanks of the Second World War and the post-war period. He ... Read more

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