Armored Fighting Vehicles

New York: Metro Books, 1999. Seventh printing [stated]. Hardcover. 320 pages. Illustrations (color). Technical Specifications. Contents include: Introduction; Tanks; Light Tanks; Self-Propelled Artillery; Multiple Rockets Launchers; Tank Destroyers; Armored Cars, Amphibious Vehicles; Tracked Infantry Vehicles; Wheeled Infantry Vehicles; Engineer Vehicles; Anti-Aircraft Guns; Light Vehicles; Trucks and Prime Movers; and Index. Philip Trewhitt is a freelance writer and editor who has worked extensively on military publications. He has also worked in Bosnia on behalf of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Philip Trewhitt, Executive Director of the Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI). The IICI is an independent foundation, providing training for the international community in the investigation of war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and serious human rights violations. Philip Trewhitt has over 17 years’ experience of conducting and leading investigations including into violations of international humanitarian law and human rights, as well fraud and corruption within international organizations. From 2003-2004, he was the UK government focal point on transitional justice in Baghdad; he then headed the Baghdad team conducting investigations into breaches of Iraqi sanctions under the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme. He was appointed in 2011 to lead the investigation team for the UN Commission of Inquiry into breaches of international humanitarian law and human rights by all parties to the Libya conflict. He holds an undergraduate degree in Law and an MA in War Studies from King’s College, London. "Each vehicle featured is illustrated by a full-color side-profile artwork, and accompanied by a detailed specifications table giving country of origin, crew, weight, dimensions, armor, armament, powerplant, and performance, all measurements in imperial and metric. Armored Fighting Vehicles is a compendium of the most important and influential military vehicles that have been in service since World War I. Starting with the crude and unreliable tanks of World War I, the book goes on to examine the military vehicles of World War II, tanks such as the Panther, Tiger, Sherman and T-34 -- vehicles that transformed the art of land warfare. Armored Fighting Vehicles also includes up-to-date fighting machines, such as the Abrams and Challenger tanks. Condition: Very good / Very good.

Keywords: Tanks, Light Tanks, Self-Propelled Artillery, Multiple Rockets Launchers, Tank Destroyers, Armored Cars, Amphibious Vehicles, Tracked Infantry Vehicles, Wheeled Infantry Vehicles, Engineer Vehicles, Anti-Aircraft Guns, Light Vehicles, Trucks, Prime M

ISBN: 9780760712603

[Book #84813]

Price: $50.00

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