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Amtracs

U. S. Amphibious Assault Vehicles

Amtracs( )
Author: Zaloga, Steven J.
Illustrator: Hadler, Terry
Badrocke, Mike
Series title:New Vanguard Ser.
ISBN:978-1-85532-850-1
Publication Date:Sep 1999
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Imprint:Osprey
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

The first prototype for the LVT (Landing Vehicle Tracked) was completed in July 1941, its design based on the Alligator, a tracked amphibious vehicle developed for rescue operations in the swamps of Florida. Though the early conception of amtrac operations envisioned using LVTs solely as supply vehicles, at Tarawa amtracs demonstrated their utility as assault vehicles to carry troops, leading to the development of new models. This book covers the evolution of amtracs, from the first...
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Book Details
Pages:50
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Vehicles
History / Military / Naval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.24 x 9.85 x 0.14 Inches
Book Weight:0.35 Pounds



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