M60 vs T-62

M60 vs T-62

Cold War Combatants 1956–92

Duel 30
  • Author: Lon Nordeen, David Isby
  • Illustrator: Richard Chasemore
  • Short code: DUE 30
  • Publication Date: 10 Sep 2010
  • Number of Pages: 80
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Designed for the battlefields of Europe at the height of the Cold War, the M60 and T-62 were the premier combat tanks of their day. However, it was in the deserts of the Middle East that they finally met in battle. This new Duel title examines the design and development of these main battle tanks, identifying their strengths and weaknesses, and describing and analyzing their performance on the battlefield during the Yom Kippur War, the Iran-Iraq War, and the first Gulf War.

Biographical Note

David Isby is an experienced author, having written or edited 20 books and over 350 articles in journals such as Jane's Intelligence Review and Air Force Monthly. His work on World War 2 military aviation includes Jane's At the Controls The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (London, 1999, Harper Collins) and editing three volumes of Luftwaffe accounts. He is an experienced pilot (and son of a USAAF C-47 navigator). Lon Nordeen is an experienced write on Cold War armor, Lon has spent several months researching in Russian and American archives to research the history of the T-62 and M60 tanks. He currently works for the Boeing Corporation.


Improving the Armored Fist
Design and development
Strategic Situation
Technical Specifications
Combat 1
Statistics and analysis
Combat 2
Statistics and analysis

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