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Text by Bryan Perrett, Colour Plates by Terry Hadler. The theory of combining the firepower of infantry with the mobility of cavalry is as old as organised warfare itself. In practice, however, it was only in the twentieth century that this proved possible with, particularly in WWII, mechanised infantry playing a decisive role. Due to popular demand, strictly limited quantities of Osprey's most wanted out of print Men-at-Arms, Vanguard and Elite titles are back in stock. Many of these books have been out of print for 5 years or more, so don't miss this one-off opportunity to buy them hot-off-the-press at regular series prices while stocks last. Orders will be processed on a strictly first come, first served basis so hurry! Order your books today.
Bryan Perrett was born in 1934 and educated at Liverpool College. He served in the Royal Armoured Corps, the 17th/21st Lancers, Westminster Dragoons and the Royal Tank Regiment, and was awarded the Territorial Decoration. During the Falklands and Gulf wars, he worked as defence correspondent for the Liverpool Echo. A highly successful author, Bryan is married and lives in Lancashire.Terry Hadler has illustrated a number of Osprey titles over the years, and has a special interest in armoured vehicles.