Sherman Crab Flail Tank by David Fletcher
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Sherman Crab Flail Tank
By David Fletcher

Sherman Crab Flail Tank

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Sherman Crab Flail Tank by David Fletcher

Book Description

Among the first tanks ashore on D-Day, the story of the Sherman Crab Flail is told here using rare sources and photographs. The 'Crab' proved its worth both in its mine-clearing role and as a fighting machine, this title recounts some of its more glorious moments with the famous British 79th Armoured Division and the US Army. From the beginnings of the design in the Matilda Scorpion and Baron flails, developed for the Valentine and M3 Grant tanks, through to the Sherman and particularly the Crab version; this is a detailed exploration of the history of this powerful and innovative machine and the deadly mines it faced.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846030840
ISBN-10: 1846030846
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 5mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Fletcher

David Fletcher was born in 1942. He has written a number of books and articles on military subjects and is currently the historian at the Tank Museum, Bovington, UK. He has spent over 40 years studying the development of British armored vehicles during the two World Wars. The author lives in Dorset, UK.

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