The Marine Corps and the Armored Fighting Vehicle, 1916-2000
By Kenneth W. Estes
In this story of men, machines and missions, Kenneth Estes tells how the U.S. Marine Corps came to acquire the armored fighting vehicle and what it tried to do with it. The longtime Marine tank officer and noted military historian offers an insider's view of the Corps's acquisition and use of armored fighting vehicles over the course of several generations ...
Foreword by Admiral Sir John Woodward. When published in hardcover in 1997, this book was praised for providing an engrossing education not only in naval strategy and tactics but in Victorian social attitudes and the influence of character on history. In juxtaposing an operational with a cultural theme, the author comes closer than any historian yet to explaining what was ...
An anthology of writings by those who participated in historic events, and those who reported on them, profiles undersea explorers and navy veterans, and addresses the importance of naval history to historians and journalists.
Available Formats: Hardcover
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