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Stamford, CT: Longmeadow Press, 1987. Presumed First U.S. Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. Format is approximately 9 inches by 11.75 inches. viii, 143,  pages. Foreword by Field Marshall Sir Michael Carver. Illustrations. Special illustrations by The County Studio, Coleorton, Leicester. Some spine weakness noted, restrengthened with glue. DJ has some wear, soiling, and a tear at the back. Tanks were an important weapons system in World War II. Even though tanks in the inter-war years were the subject of widespread research, production was limited to relatively small numbers in a few countries. However, during World War II, most armies employed tanks, and production levels reached thousands each month. Tank usage, doctrine and production varied widely among the combatant nations. By war's end, a consensus was emerging regarding tank doctrine and design. This important work shows the designs, specifications, and strategic importance of German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, British, French, Russian, Canadian, and American light, medium, and heavy tanks called into action during World War II.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xvi, 365,  pages. With 32 Sketch Maps and 89 Photographs from Official and Unofficial Sources. Bibliography. Index. DJ has some wear, tears and soiling. Icks was a pioneer in the writing and researching of tanks and armored warfare, writing numerous books on the topic starting in the 1920’s up through to the 1970’s. In the course of his research on tanks, Icks carried on a correspondence with British journalist, historian and military theorist Basil Liddell Hart. Widely credited as one of the prophets of modern mechanized warfare, Liddell Hart was one of the most prolific writers on military matters in the 20th century.
New York: Bonanza Books, 1961. Later printing. Hardcover. 29 cm. , 347,  pages. Illustrations. Introduction by Hanson Baldwin. DJ crinkled at rear, corners bumped, some soiling. This work covers aircraft, ships, tanks and destroyers, artillery, small arms and miscellaneous weapons (such as the V1 and V2 rockets and the atomic bomb).