The Lee / Grant Tanks in British Service

The Lee / Grant Tanks in British Service

Vanguard
  • Author: Bryan Perrett
  • Illustrator: Mike Chappell
  • Publication Date: 15 Jun 1978
  • ISBN: 9780850451429
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 48
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About this Product

This book explores the design, development and operation of Lee and Grant tanks in service with the British army, up to and including their service in Burma. The experiences of tank crewmen are also covered.

Biographical Note

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.Mike Chappell comes from an Aldershot family with British Army connections stretching back several generations. He enlisted as a teenage private in the Royal Hampshire Regiment in 1952 and retired in 1974, as RSM of the 1st Battalion The Wessex Regiment (Rifle Volunteers), after seeing service in Malaya, Cyprus, Swaziland, Libya, Germany, Ulster and home garrisons. He began painting military subjects in 1968 and since then has gained worldwide popularity as a military illustrator. Mike has also written and illustrated many books in the Osprey Military list.

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