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Italian Medium Tanks: 1939-45 (New Vanguard #195)

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Several factors delayed and greatly hampered the development of an Italian medium and heavy tank during Rommel's Desert War in World War II. The first was the strategic stance of the country, focussed on a war against neighbouring countries such as France and Yugoslavia, and ill-prepared for a war in the Western Desert. Since these European countries bordered with Italy in ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published December 18th 2012 by Osprey Publishing (first published January 1st 2012)
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James Yee
I've always been interested in military history and equipment. This helps fill in the details on the much maligned Italian tanks of WW2. I always knew they were under-gunned, but didn't know how underpowered and unreliable they were as well. The most interesting fact I learned was that Italy didn't have many welders because the way their industry developed, so that is why most of their tanks were put together using rivets and bolts.
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