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Download e-book for kindle: American Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles (Images of War) by Michael Green

By Michael Green

Numerous wheeled armoured battling cars have noticeable provider within the US military off and on for over eighty years.

There were a number of alterations of coverage and two times, after the second one international conflict and Vietnam, they went out of favour yet their use is now good established.

This good researched and fantastically illustrated booklet describes all of the differing kinds and variations because the first M1 was once ordered in 1931. The M8 armoured motor vehicle used to be conventional in the course of international conflict however it used to be no longer till Vietnam that extra wheeled AFVs got here into carrier, significantly the M706 armoured car.

After a lull the U.S. Marine Corps followed the sunshine Armoured motor vehicle (LAV) in 1983. the U.S. military first used armoured Humvees in 1994 and editions stay in carrier (M1141 and M1116). different varieties this present day contain the mother or father (M1117) and the military model of the LAV names the ‘Stryker’. to fulfill the operational standards of Iraq and Afghanistan the Mine Resistant Ambush safe motor vehicle (MRAP) was once ordered in bulk from 2007.

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