Codename Swallow : British Sherman Tanks at Alamein
The first appearance of the Sherman tank in battle was at the Battle of Alamein in North Africa. The colours and markings applied to these vehicles by the British Army is described and illustrated in detail in this new book, covering all the regiments which used this new tank. The author also puts the record straight on many previous misconceptions about the tank and its role in the battle. The features include: finely documented aspect of World War Two armoured history; superb colour illustrations of camouflage and markings, scale plans and rare b+w archive photographs; and essential reading for military enthusiasts and scale tank-modellers.
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 210 x 295mm
- 05 Oct 2006
- Mushroom Model Publications
- 16 pages full colour illustrations
About Dennis Oliver
* Dennis Oliver is a British military historian and modeller, who has published many previous articles and books.