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Matilda Infantry Tank 1938-45 : Oprey Military New Vanguard Series - Sarson

Matilda Infantry Tank 1938-45

Oprey Military New Vanguard Series

By: Sarson

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Published: 20th May 2012
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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.

Developmental history . Operational history . The crew . Foreign service . Variants . The plates . Index

ISBN: 9781855324572
ISBN-10: 1855324571
Series: Oprey Military New Vanguard Series
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 20th May 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 18.3  x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1