M3 Infantry Half-Track 1940–73

M3 Infantry Half-Track 1940–73 cover

Description

As armoured warfare tactics matured, mechanised infantry became a key ingredient in what is now called 'combined arms' doctrine. For the US Army of World War 2, the most important technical aspect of infantry mechanisation was the development of the M3 half-track personnel carrier. Steven Zaloga guides the reader through the early 1930s development of the half-track, its first deployment in action in the Philippines in 1941 and its varied and vital role in international deployments since World War 2. This authoritative text also examines the operators of half-tracks and the troops that they carried.

Product details

Published Jun 20 2013
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781472804501
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 53 b/w; 13 col
Series New Vanguard
Short code NVG 11
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Steven J. Zaloga

Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in History from U…

Illustrator

Peter Sarson

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