Book by Stubblefield, Gary, Halberstadt, Hans


This outstanding history is packed with modern color photography of World War II's best-known tanks. Among the armored fighting vehicles covered are the legendary M4 Sherman, the most famous tank of WWII; the Churchill and Cromwell, which battled their way from Normandy to Hamburg; the Russian T-34, triumphant over the Germans from Stalingrad to the streets of Berlin; and the M60 Patton and Super Sherman, which saw fierce fighting in the Middle East.... more...





Action color photography of the U.S. Army's Bradley Company in training and on maneuvers provides an intimate picture of the life, training, uniforms, equipment and vehicles used by the men of this fighting force. Concise captions provide details on the equipment and activities depicted.


The tactical debut of the American M1 Abrams main battle tank in NATO exercises in 1982 is said by experts to have been a turning point in armoured warfare: the Abrams proved itself so superior to the opposition in these exercises that the rule book had to be rewritten. In the Gulf War of February 1991, the developed M1A1 variant completely outclassed the Soviet equipment of the Iraqi army, routinely destroying enemy tanks at three kilometres' range.... more...