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    M3 Lee/Grant Medium Tank 1941-45 (New Vanguard) (Paperback) By (author) Steven J. Zaloga, Illustrated by Hugh Johnson

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    DescriptionThe highly successful 'stop-gap' M3 medium tank was designed in 1941, and as adequate turret casting facilities were not yet ready, the M3 used an unusual armament configuration patterned after a French tank. British lend-lease demands led to the design of a second turret type with the US version called the Lee and the British version the Grant. It could penetrate Panzer armor, and its explosive firepower was excellent for dealing with German anti-tank guns. This book covers the design, development, service and variants of a vehicle that was the backbone of many World War II forces.


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    Title
    M3 Lee/Grant Medium Tank 1941-45
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steven J. Zaloga, Illustrated by Hugh Johnson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 48
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781841768892
    ISBN 10: 1841768898
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: HB, JWMV
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: I-HM
    DC22: 623.74752
    LC classification: U
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100, TEC025000, HIS027080
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027110
    DC22: 623.74752097, 623.747520973
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: NH, JWMV
    Illustrations note
    45 b&w illustrations, 7 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    30 August 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Osprey
    Author Information
    Steven J Zaloga was born in 1952, received his BA in history from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He has published numerous books and articles dealing with modern military technology, especially armored vehicle development. His main area of interest is military affairs in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in World War II, and he has also written extensively on American armored forces. Hugh Johnson is a highly-experienced and talented freelance digital illustrator who has recently completed exceptional work on New Vanguard 102: 'T-54 and T-55 Main Battle Tanks 1944-2004' for Osprey.
    Table of contents
    Introduction; Design and development of the M3; Variants and users; Weapons and tactics; Operational history; Bibliography; Color plate commentary; Index