British Anti-tank Artillery 1939-45 - New Vanguard No. 98 (Paperback)
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British Anti-tank Artillery 1939-45 - New Vanguard No. 98 (Paperback)

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Paperback 48 Pages / Published: 23/09/2004
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The rapid development of the tank as an offensive weapon following its introduction in World War I gave artillery theorists cause for concern during the 1920s and 1930s. By the beginning of World War II anti-tank guns had been developed, initially at around 37mm and 2 pounds in weight of shot. By the end of the war, monster anti-tank weapons were being developed, able to penetrate an armour thickness of up to 200mm at a range of 1,000 yards. This book explores the British efforts to keep up in a war of development, which saw heavier and more powerful guns eventually replaced by experimental ideas in an attempt to stop the German onslaught.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781841766386
Number of pages: 48
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 248 x 184 x 4 mm

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