Top 50 Tanks (Hardcover)

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Top 50 Tanks includes tanks from every era, from the Mark V Male that assaulted the German trenches at Cambrai in 1917, through the feared German King Tiger of World War II, as well as including some of the most highly sophisticated tanks that have seen recent service in wars in the Caucasus, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.  From the Soviet KV-1 and German Panther tanks of World War II to the M1A2 Abrams, Merkava and T-14 Armata tanks of the present day, Top 50 Tanks is a colorful guide to the most successful and effective tanks of the past hundred years.

Each entry is covered over four pages including a brief description of the tank's development and history, color artworks showing various view and models, a photograph and a selective specifications table.  Packed with 300 full-color artworks and photographs and written for the non-expert, Top 50 Tanks is a fun and popular guide to the greatest tanks to see combat from 1917 to the present.  

About the Author

Martin J. Dougherty is a former defence analyst who has published many books on modern warfare, military vehicles and weaponry. He has spoken at numerous defence industry conferences, presenting papers on precision-guided weapons and the countermeasures used to defend against them. He is author of many books including Land Combat, Drones, Tanks of World War II, Modern Air-Launched Weapons, Warships and Modern Weapons: Compared and Contrasted.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780785835639
ISBN-10: 0785835636
Publisher: Chartwell Books
Publication Date: September 19th, 2017
Pages: 208
Language: English