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Century of Tanks 1916 - 2016 by David Pentland.


Century of Tanks 1916 - 2016 by David Pentland.

2016 marks the first centenary of the Tank and to commemorate this anniversary renowned military artist David Pentland has drawn from his vast archives of paintings and drawings to illustrate the evolution of this powerful and deadly weapon in combat over the last hundred years. For the purposes of this book the definition of a tank has been limited to that of a fully tracked armoured vehicle, which usually carries a turret armed with a main gun. Omitted therefore, are assault guns, self-propelled anti-tank and artillery vehicles which may be returned to in a future volume.
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