New York: Metro Books, 2008. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. Format is 11.75 inches by 8.75 inches. 224 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated DJ has slight wear and soiling. Illustrations (some in color). Technical specifications. Contents include Introduction; The End of the Great War; Early World War II Tanks; Late World War II Tanks; Tanks of the Cold War; Modern Tanks, Glossary; and Index. Martin J. Dougherty is a freelance writer specializing in military and defense topics. He is the author of Tanks, Medieval Warrior, SAS and Elite Forces Guide Extreme Unarmed Combat, SAS and Elite Forces Guide Sniper, Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, and books on personal self-defense.
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. viii, 400,  pages. Frontis illustration. Notes. Index. Some soiling to DJ and endpapers. Some DJ wear, scuff, tears and chips to edges. Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (born David Dwight Eisenhower; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American military officer and statesman who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe and achieved the five-star rank as General of the Army. Eisenhower planned and supervised two of the most consequential military campaigns of World War II: Operation Torch in the North Africa campaign in 1942–1943 and the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944. After the war, he served as Army Chief of Staff (1945–1948), as president of Columbia University (1948–1953), and as the first Supreme Commander of NATO (1951–1952). In 1952, Eisenhower entered the presidential race as a Republican to block the isolationist foreign policies of Senator Robert A. Taft, who opposed NATO and wanted no foreign entanglements. Eisenhower won that election and the 1956 election in landslides, both times defeating Adlai Stevenson II. Following the presidency, Eisenhower moved to the place where he and Mamie had spent much of their post-war time, a working farm adjacent to the battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. In December 1999 he was listed on Gallup's List of Most Widely Admired People of the 20th century.
Fallbrook, California: Aero Publishers, Inc., 1966. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 50 pages. Oversized book, measuring 10-3/4 inches by 7-1/4 inches. Profusely illustrated with photographs of tanks (most in black and white, but a few in color) at the end of World War 1 and at the end of World War 2. Small tear at top of spine, small chips to spine edges. Some cover wear and some undulation at front edge. This is one of the Armor Series. Includes a brief essay by Norman E. Harms. Uwe Feist is a world-renowned expert on military weapons and equipment, especially those used by Germany in World War II, and is publisher of Ryton Books. Norman Harms wrote military history books for Squadron/Signal, Aero, Doubleday, and other publishers. His well-known works include Tiger I in Action, The Fighting 109, and Hard Lessons. He also owned and ran the military miniatures company, Scale Specialties.
Springfield, VA: NTIS, 1981. quarto, 92, wraps, footnotes, table, small rust stains on covers Contains an article on the early development of Soviet jet aviation, as well as an article on Soviet volunteer pilots in China. Also contains articles on World War II operations (information processing by staffs, front and Army organization for troop control, control of engineer troops, artillery support of amphibious landings, and employment of tank armies), Soviet Navy visit to India, and military history seminar instruction plan, among others.
London: Ian Allan Ltd, 1980. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 345,  pages. Illustrations. Bibliography. Originally published as two volumes (Europe and North Africa), now in one volume. George Forty OBE (10 September 1927 – 19 May 2016) was a British Army officer who was chief of staff of the Royal Armoured Corps gunnery school and later director of the Tank Museum, and also author of many books on warfare. Forty published more than 70 books with a focus on armoured warfare and also on wartime in Dorset. From 1981 until his retirement in 1993 he served as the curator (director) of the Tank Museum. He modernized and greatly expanded it, becoming known as the "father of the Tank Museum"
New York: Collier Books, a Division of Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1974. First Collier Books Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing. Pocket Paperback. 12 x 19 cm. 208 pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Bookplate. Abbreviations. Index. Covers worn, soiled, and some edge fraying. Some page soiling, plastic covering over covers.
New York: Allied Overseas Veterans' Stories Co., Inc., 1919. Revised Edition, presumed first printing thus. Hardcover. 186,  pages. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some endpaper discoloration. Name and date in pencil on fep. Front and read boards had some weakness, restrengthened with glue. Frontis illustration. Illustrations. Embossed stamp of previous owner on rep. Among the stories told are those involving: American Expeditionary Forces, Western Front, Dispatcher, Sniper, Flanders, Devil Dog, Verdun, Trenches, Ypres Salient, Machine Gunner, Cantigny, Mons, Ammunition Train, Military Hospital, Dardenelles, Tanks, 10th Canadian Infantry, Among those thanked for aiding in publication of this work are: Private Jesse W. Wade, Dispatch Rider, Sergt. Jack Winston, Pvt. Al Barker, Corp. Frank J. Sears, Private A. F. Edwards, Machine gunner George Eckhart, Sergt. T. S. Grundy, Royal Fusileers, Sergt. Alexander Gibb, F. G. McAvity, Canadian Field Artillery, Sergt. Frederick Ralph Muir, Private George Oxton, Pvt. John Miller, U.S. Marines, Pvt. Jack Kneeland, U.S. Marines, Sergt. Mark L. Nicholson 10th Liverpool Scottish. Sergt. E. D. G. Aylen, Canadian Light Infantry, Sergt. Harry Hall, 1st Canadian Contingent and Lance Corporal Edmund Hall of the 2nd Scottish Rifles. Among the actions described are Soissons, Ypres, Chateau-Thierry, Cantigny, Loos, Festubert, Belleau Woods, Hooge, Givenchy, and the Somme.
Harrisburg, PA: The Military Service Publishing Company, 1951. First American Edition [stated] Third Printing [stated]. Hardcover. xix, , 189,  pages. Diagrams. Some cover wear and some page soiling. Foreword by S. L. A. Marshall. This is one of the Military Classics series. Fifteen Lectures on: Armed Forces. Their Command and the Principles of War; Fighting Troops. Their characteristics and Armament; Strategical Preliminaries to Joining Battle; Battle, Information; Protection; Protection (continued); the Attack; The Attack (continued); The Attack (continued); The Defense; The Defense (continued); Night Operations; Warfare in Undeveloped and Semi-civilized Countries; Movements by Sea, Land and Air; Orders, Instructions, Reports and Messages; and Intercommunications Appendices: I. The Theory of Penetration; II Tank Nullah Tactics; III Bush and Forest Warfare; and Alexander the Great's Anti-Scythian Tactics.