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Armoured Warfare in the Far East 1937-1945

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Armoured Warfare in the Far East 1937-1945 by Anthony Tucker-Jones
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Anthony Tucker-Jones's photographic history is a fascinating visual introduction to the armoured battles of the Second World War in the Far East and Asia-Pacific regions, from 1937 to 1945. In contrast to the experience of the armies that fought in Europe and North Africa, in the Far East tanks remained an infantry support weapon, and their role is often neglected in histories of the conflict.
Japanese armour confronted tanks deployed by the Chinese, Russians, British and Americans. Early in the war, against Chinese forces which lacked armour, the Japanese had some success, but their light and medium tanks were no match for their Allied counterparts. Later Japanese designs were better armed, but they were built in such small numbers that they could do little to stem the Allied advance.
The role of armoured vehicles in each theatre of the war in the Far East is shown in a selection of over 150 rare wartime photographs that record armour in action in China, Manchuria, Mongolia, Malaya, Burma and during the battles fought for the Pacific islands.
Pen and Sword; November 2015
160 pages; ISBN 9781473851689
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Title: Armoured Warfare in the Far East 1937-1945
Author: Anthony Tucker-Jones
 
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9781473851672
9781473851689
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