Hmmwv Humvee 1980-2005
Us Army Tactical Vehicle
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Hmmwv Humvee 1980-2005 by Steven Zaloga
Book DescriptionThe HMMWV has set the world standard for army tactical vehicles, since its introduction into the US Army in the 1980s. The Humvee marks another step in the evolution of small tactical vehicles, first started by the legendary Jeep of World War II. Modern armies have a need for a larger vehicle able to carry tactical radios and other equipment too large for a vehicle like the old Jeep. Due to its larger size, the Humvee has proven to be adaptable to a wide range of roles, including weapons carriers, missile launchers, command vehicles, and other specialized types. This book traces the development of the Humvee and its many variations, including the latest families of armored Humvees used in Iraq, in 2003-05. It will also briefly cover the proliferation of Hummer clones in other countries, as well as the civilian versions of the HMMWV.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841769462
(248mm x 184mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Featuring artwork, and archive photographs, this study offers key insights into the tactics, leadership, combat performance, and subsequent reputations of six representative US and German infantry battalions pitched into three pivotal actions that determined the course of the campaign for mastery in Western Europe at the height of World War II.
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Author Biography - Steven Zaloga
Steven J Zaloga was born in 1952, received his BA in history from Union College, and his MA from Columbia University. He has published numerous books and articles dealing with modern military technology, especially armoured vehicle development. His main areas of interest are military affairs in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in World War II, and American armoured forces. He lives in Maryland, USA.
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