Название: Stuart: A History of the American Light Tank, Volume 1 Автор(ы): R. P. Hunnicutt Издательство: Presido Год: 1992 ISBN: 0891414622 Страниц: 503 Язык: English Формат: PDF Размер: 160 МВ
This is an excellent book. Hunnicutt has written several volumes on US Army tanks, history, production vehicles and prototypes. This large volume covers not only the Stuart Tank, but all of the vehicles from WWI prior to the Stuart as well as variations and subsequent models. If you purchase this book, you need not buy another on the subject of US light tanks. There are many excellent photographs of the vehicles, as well as line drawings, cut aways, technical data, specifications- you name it, it's here. Hunnicutt's work is an absolute must for light tank enthusiasts. Covering earlier development of the American light tank beginning in the 1920's, it ascends through the 1940's. Tanks covered include all variants of the M2, M3, M5, M8 series light tanks and even LVT (Landing Vehicle, Tracked) vehicles. Coverage is also provided, albeit surprisingly, on the M18! Illustrated with black and white and color photos, line drawings and color plates; it includes action as well as technical views. Many photos are drawn from the U.S. Army Ordnance archives and Army technical manuals. This provides not only views of production vehicles, but prototypes and interior shots not normally seen. Technical specifications are also provided for the majority of vehicles illustrated. Post WWII light tanks are covered in a seperate volume.