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Main battle tanks

Rolf Hilmes

Main battle tanks

developments in design since 1945

by Rolf Hilmes

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Published by Brassey"s Defence Publishers in London, Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tanks (Military science),
  • Tanks (Military science) -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rolf Hilmes ; translated by Richard Simpkin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG446.5 .H53513 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 130 p. :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2374252M
    ISBN 100080347568
    LC Control Number87002396


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