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Well-informed captions and commentary throughout.

Military Modelling

This new title in the Images of War series by Paul Thomas covers the title subject rather well. It is split into 4 sections, covering Development and Training; Blitzkrieg; Barbarossa; and Last Years on the Eastern Front 1942-43. Each section is introduced with 2 or 3 pages of introductory text and then filled with an excellenet selection of photos to illustrate each one. With over 250 archive photos, most of which I had not seen before, there is a really useful coverage of the specific topic of the Light Panzers. The book is rounded off with Appendices on three topics - Panzer Variants; Armoured Crew Uniforms; and Camouflage.


Gives a classic account of First World War tank warfare and charts how and why tanks became so vital.

East Kent Mercury

Ne releases in the Images of War Series from Pen & Sword Books come on a regular basis, giving a good indication on the popularity of the format. This time they have turned to armour in the Vietnam War, a topic which has long been an interest of mine, and this one does not disappoint. ... [This is] an excellent collection of pictures to illustrate the incredible variety of armoured vehicles that were used in Vietnam between the end of WWII and the fall of South Vietnam in 1975. Lots of details to interest the modeller and a good overview of all these different types in use in the largely jungle environment. All in all another fine addition to the Images of War Series.

Military Modelling

As seen in the Barking and Dagenham Post.

Barking and Dagenham Post