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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: Walker and Company, 1961. First Printing. 29 cm, 347, illus., ususal library markings, weakness to boards, somewhat shaken, rough spot inside rear flyleaf where due slip removed board edges worn, tape on boards, DJ worn and scuffed: small tears, small chips, small pieces missing, larger tear at DJ spine, front DJ flap stained, rough spot on DJ spine where library call number sticker has been removed.