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World War 2 In Review No. 26: American Fighting Vehicles By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. Review of the following American tanks of World War II and the pre-war period, including service, prototype, test and experimental models of these... More > vehicles: (1) Six-ton Tank M1917 (2) Tank Mark VIII (3) Christie Tank Designs (4) Marmon-Herrington CTLS Light Tanks (5) M3/M5 Light Tank “Stuart” (6) M22 Light Tank “Locust” (7) M24 Light Tank “Chaffee." 595 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 28: German Fighting Vehicles By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. Coverage of these German AFVs of World War II: (1) Panzerkampfwagen IV medium tank (SdKfz 161) (2) Jagdpanzer IV and Panzer IV/70 tank destroyer (SdKfz... More > 162) (3) Panzerwerfer rocket launcher half-track (SdKfz 4/1) (4) German Armored Fighting Vehicle Production During World War II. 436 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 19: French Fighting Vehicles By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Presents articles and photos of these four French tanks that saw service prior to and during World War II: (1) Char B1 heavy tank... More > manufactured before World War II. (2) Char D1 was a pre-World War II French infantry tank. (3) Char D2 was an upgraded version of the D1. (4) Char 2C, also known as FCM 2C, was a French super-heavy tank developed, although never deployed, during World War I, which was the largest operational tank ever taken into production, and they were used mostly for propaganda purposes during the early months of World War II. 387 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 35: M1 Combat Car and M2 Light Tank By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The M1 Combat Car was a light tank used by the U.S. Cavalry in the late 1930s. After the Spanish Civil War, most armies, including the U.S. Army, realized... More > that they needed "gun" armed tanks and not vehicles armed merely with machine guns, and so the M1 became obsolete. The M1 was the immediate predecessor of the M2 Light Tank. The Light Tank M2 was an American pre-World War II light tank that saw combat with the U.S. Marine Corps' 1st Tank Battalion on Guadalcanal in 1942. M2A4s served in Burma and India with the British 7th Hussars and 2nd Royal Tank Regiment. The M2A4 was the immediate predecessor of the M3 Stuart series of light tanks. 230 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
Tanks Are Mighty Fine Things By Wesley W. Stout
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An account of Chrysler's contribution to the war effort, specifically their manufacture of thousands of tanks (M3, M4, M26 Mediums) and other tracked armored vehicles. It tells the story of the men... More > and women who designed and built the vehicles and the men at the front who used them to win the war. Originally published in 1946. 142 pages, 67 B&W photos, 24 color photos, 18 color illustrations (including M4 medium tank cutaway).< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 25: Italian Fighting Vehicles By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review. Pictorial of Italian tanks, tankettes, armored cars, self-propelled guns, reconnaissance vehicles and trucks of World War II: (1) Tanks in the Italian Army (2)... More > Fiat 2000 Heavy Tank (3) Fiat 3000 Light Tank (4) Lancia IZM Armored Car (5) Carro Veloce CV33 and L3/33 Tankettes (6) Carro Veloce L3/35 Tankette (7) Italian L3 Tanks (8) Fiat L6/40 Light Tank (9) Semovente 47/32 Self-Propelled Gun (10) Semovente 75/18 Self-Propelled Gun (11) Semovente 75/34 Self-Propelled Gun (12) Autoblinda AB40, AB41, AB42, AB43 Armored Cars (13) Autoblinda AB40/AB41 in the Wehrmacht (14) SPA-Viberti AS42 Reconnaissance Vehicle (15) SPA AS37 Light Truck. 322 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 58: Medium Tank M4 Sherman By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The following articles on the Medium Tank M4 Sherman of World War II are in this issue: (1) Medium Tank M4 “Sherman” (2) U.S. Variants (3)... More > Shermans in Foreign Service. Cover its design, production, service, armament, armor, and variants. The M4 Medium Tank was the primary battle tank used by the United States and the other Western Allies in World War II, and proved to be a reliable and highly mobile workhorse, despite being outmatched by heavier German tanks late in the war. 675 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
A Survey of Tank Warfare In Europe from 6 June to 12 August 1944 By H.G. Gee
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Merriam Press World War 2 History No. 23. First eBook Edition, 2015. This is a new edition of British Army Operational Research Group (AORG) Memorandum No. C6 originally issued in 1952. This study... More > was undertaken in order to examine the supposition that weight of numbers was the deciding factor in tank battles after 1942. Coverage begins with the historical aspect of the armored fighting in Normandy, followed by an analysis of tank actions, and applies the results to possible future war with the Soviets. CONTENTS: (1) The Historical Aspect of the Fighting in Normandy (2) Analysis of Tank Actions (3) Application of Results to Possible Future War (Appendix 1) Sources of Information (Appendix 2) Summary of Actions and General Analysis (Appendix 3) Estimated Strengths of German Formations 19 July 1944 (Appendix 4) Enemy Dispositions 16 July 1944. 3 cover photos, 4 maps, 9 tables.< Less
Mount Up! We're Moving Out! By Vernon H. Brown, Jr.
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Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. The author manned a .50-cal. machine gun in a "Peep" (jeep) as a member of D Troop, 94th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized, 14th Armored... More > Division. Later, he became the gunner of an M8 armored car. The story starts with their shipment overseas on the troopship Gen. James A. Parker, landing in Marseilles, France. Their first foray into combat is in early December 1944. The rest of the story unfolds as the author and his unit move inexorably towards Germany and the end of the war. The story will be familiar to all veterans, with episodes of camaraderie, laughter, combat, fear, losses, tears, peace and joy. This is not a war story, nor is it a story about war; rather it is a story about men whose lives happened to become entangled in a war. 71 photos and illustrations.< Less
Signs of War By Michael Dorosh
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When Ken McKenzie finished his combat service with the Calgary Highlanders in 1945, he travelled down the Lines of Communication of the 21st Army Group with his camera. Presented here for the benefit... More > of scale modellers, reenactors, vehicle collectors, set decorators, computer game modders and other hobbyists are 70 pages and over 100 contemporary photos showing a wide variety of the "signs of war" visible in Northwest Europe in 1944-45.< Less

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