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After its introduction during the First World War, the tank revolutionised warfare, and proved to be a terrifying and efficient machine of war. Kenneth Macksey provides a study of the policy-makers and tank strategists, the technical and tactical development, as well as presenting the story of the tank on the battlefield the split-second decisions, the battle-weary crews and the endless mud in this fascinating and detailed account of tank warfare.
Kenneth Macksey was a distinguished British author and military historian, specialising in World War II. Mackey was commissioned in the Royal Armoured Corps and served during the war, winning a Military Cross. He was transferred to the Royal Tank Regiment in 1947, and retired from the British Army in 1968. He died in November 2005.