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Offline Toonces

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Re: Books on Armor
« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2021, 12:11:55 PM »
Jarhead, I have this book and it's pretty good:

https://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-Tanks-Armored-Fighting-Vehicles/dp/1571458069/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=encyclopedia+of+tanks+and+armored+fighting+vehicles&qid=1622830147&s=books&sr=1-4

It isn't focused on just US and WW2, so it might lack the depth you're seeking.  It reads sort of like a Janes publication.  Might be worth having in your library regardless.

I can send you a screenshot or two of a couple pages to show you what kind of info is in there; let me know.
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Re: Books on Armor
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2021, 12:24:41 PM »
Jarhead, I have this book and it's pretty good:

https://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-Tanks-Armored-Fighting-Vehicles/dp/1571458069/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=encyclopedia+of+tanks+and+armored+fighting+vehicles&qid=1622830147&s=books&sr=1-4

It isn't focused on just US and WW2, so it might lack the depth you're seeking.  It reads sort of like a Janes publication.  Might be worth having in your library regardless.

I can send you a screenshot or two of a couple pages to show you what kind of info is in there; let me know.

It looks good. Yes, please post a few screenshots! thanks.

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Re: Books on Armor
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2021, 07:42:03 PM »
This book might be of interest. An organizational history of US Armor in WWII. 

The price is right...free download.

https://www.google.fr/books/edition/Mobility_Shock_and_Firepower/9XvfAAAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=mobility,+shock+and+firepower&printsec=frontcover
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Re: Books on Armor
« Reply #18 on: August 25, 2021, 07:46:44 PM »
This book might be of interest. An organizational history of US Armor in WWII. 

The price is right...free download.

https://www.google.fr/books/edition/Mobility_Shock_and_Firepower/9XvfAAAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=mobility,+shock+and+firepower&printsec=frontcover

Yeah...that's impressive. Thanks!
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Re: Books on Armor
« Reply #19 on: August 26, 2021, 01:49:34 AM »
Also available for free here : https://history.army.mil/html/books/Mobility_Shock_and_Firepower/index.html

Print quality is a bit better and no Google watermark.

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Re: Books on Armor
« Reply #20 on: August 26, 2021, 06:42:31 AM »
Have you read Death Traps by Belton Y Cooper? Controversial but I found it to be an interesting read.

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