Great War Tank Manual

Great War Tank Manual : An insight into the history, development, production and role of the main British Army tank of the First World War

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The world's first ever battle tank receives the Haynes Manual treatment and its centrepiece is the most prolific British tank of the Great War - the Tank Mk IV. World authority David Fletcher looks at the anatomy, construction and operation of the Mk IV (including rare contemporary eyewitness descriptions), as well as giving fascinating insights into the maintenance and restoration of these historic armoured fighting vehicles. Individual preserved Great War tanks that feature in the manual include Flirt II, the Ashford Tank, Lodestar III, Excellent and Deborah.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 168 pages
  • 210 x 270 x 15mm | 771g
  • J H Haynes & Co Ltd
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 300 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0857332422
  • 9780857332424
  • 175,683

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The first manual ever on the first ever tank. Focuses on the Great War Mk IV Tank, the most numerous model. Includes rare photographs and constructor's drawings of the Mk IV. Joint publication with the Tank Museum, Bovington. Author David Fletcher MBE is a world authority on armoured vehicles.
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About David Fletcher

David Fletcher MBE is Librarian at the Tank Museum and a respected world authority on armoured fighting vehicles. He is also a prolific author in his own right and co-author of the Haynes Tiger Tank Manual. He lives in Dorset.
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