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Matilda Infantry Tank 1938–45 (New Vanguard #8)

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The Matilda was the principal British infantry tank in the early years of World War II. It served with the BEF in France and later in North Africa, where it earned the title 'Queen of the Desert'. Outclassed by increasingly powerful German anti-tank weapons, it still remained a power in the South-East Pacific, and was kept in service until the end of the war by Australian ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published January 27th 1994 by Osprey Publishing (first published 1994)
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Marcus
Brief and informative overview of perhaps most significant example of British 'infantry tank' concept. Covers development, engagements in Europe 1940, African campaigns and Australians employment of the tank in Pacific theatre against Japanese.

Good selection of photos and very nice illustrations, including great two-page picture of exterior and interior details.
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