Tank Commanders: Knights of the Modern Age
- Publish Date: 1993-06-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: George Forty
The arrival of the tank on the Western Front in 1916 changed the face of modern warfare. This major study traces the development of this important new breed of soldiers. The important thinkers, inventors & builders are included alongside the great battlefield leaders, & the development of the all arms team. Reveals just what makes the tank leader so different from many commanders in military history. Covers conflicts in Asia -- Korea, Vietnam, India & Pakistan; the Middle East conflicts between Israel & her Arab neighbors; & the action of Desert Storm in the Gulf War. Includes a wealth of archive photos & specially created maps & diagrams.