Titre : Tanks of World War I. British and German
Éditeur : Arco Publishing Company, New York
Date d'édition : 1969
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good
Edition : First Edition
80 pages, well illustrated, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "This book is a comprehensive but a concise account of the original and development of World War I tanks and includes the early stillborn projects of before 1914 and those new tanks still in production at the time of the Armistice. There are more than 60 pictures and drawings, many rare and hitherto unpublished. Many of the rare illustrations in the volume are drawn from the extensive private collection of Peter Chamberlain. Appendices include detailed tables of specifications for all principal types described, a list of preserved vehicles and their locations, and a select bibliography." " From the collection of Laurence Dring and with his business card "Soldier of fortune specializing in Civil Wars". From the Soldier of Fortune obituary by Jim Graves: "Lawrence W. Dring II, whose almost legendary career in Special Forces was described in a three-part Soldier of Fortune magazine series - February, March and April 1982 - died 25 August 1983 of a seizure and heart attack caused by complications from wounds he suffered in Vietnam. In four tours in Vietnam - most of it with MIKE Forces (Mobile Guerrilla Force) in the Central Highlands - Dring carved out a career as a soldier that frankly, I don't know who could match. Dring started out as an enlisted man and came out in 1968 as a captain. Along the way he earned, among other decorations, many of the medals grunts have respect for: two Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, two Soldier's Medals, the Cambodian Medaille Militaire, four Vietnamese Crosses of Gallantry and five Purple Hearts." CHS16; 267 pages. N° de réf. du libraire 27829
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