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Centurion vs T-55: Yom Kippur War 1973
80 page book.

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Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP DUE21
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Author: Simon Dunstan
Illustrators: Howard Gerrard, Ian Palmer, Griff Wason

About this book
Conceived at the height of World War II, the British Centurion and the Soviet T-55 were initially expected to counter the formidable Panther and Tiger tanks of Germany. But as the Cold War unfolded, these machines prepared instead for the coming struggle between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. Though they never fought in Europe, these two tanks became the mainstay of the Cold War's proxy forces around the world. From Korea to the Middle East and on to Angola, these two armored combatants clashed repeatedly, reaching their crescendo on the Golan Heights during the Yom Kippur War where 177 Centurions of the IDF took on a vastly superior Arab force. This book compares the design, development and deployment of these classic tanks, and analyses their battlefield performance. Presented with highly detailed digital artwork, this is a tightly focused study of two of the Cold War's first main battle tanks.

Paperback; November 2009; 80 pages; ISBN: 9781846033698

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