U.S. HALF-TRACKS: THE MILITARY MACHINE VOLUME ONE
The development and deployment of the U.S. Army’s half-track vehicles, Part one
Autore: David Doyle
Grande volume di 456 pagine che tratta l’origine, lo sviluppo e l’impiego dei semicingolati statunitensi. Ampia trattazione dell’M2 Scout Car, M2, M3, M5 e serie M9 attraverso una ricca iconografia con circa 850 illustrazioni alcune a colori.
The Ampersand Group, Inc., in conjunction with HobbyLink Japan is pleased to announce the first in a new series of hardcover books for the military modeler and enthusiast. The Military Machine series will showcase a variety of subjects in great depth, all for the great price of just fifty bucks! The first title in the series is U.S. Half-tracks. Written by noted vehicle historian David Doyle, This massive 456-page book covers all aspects of the half-track’s development and use, from early concepts to its deployment across the globe in WWII. Extensive essays describe the M2 Scout Car, M2, M3, M5 and M9 series of vehicles in tremendous detail. The chapter structure of each type covers development, training and combat. This coverage features hundreds of the excellent U.S. Government “laboratory” photos, as well as photos taken during training in the United States. Featured locations include the Tennessee and Louisiana maneuvers and the Desert Training Center. Combat coverage of all types runs from North Africa, to Italy, to the ETO and the Pacific.Also included are extensive appendices, featuring detailed technical specifications, registration number data, Military Work Order (MWO) illustrations, TO&E and detailed scale drawings of selected types. Rounding out this exquisite volume is a short color section that features period color photos, as well as period color advertisements by the half-track’s various manufacturers.This lavishly illustrated volume contains over 850 images, many published here for the very first time.
850 illustrazioni con anche foto a colori e numerose foto inedite.
22 x 28