Vanguard of Victory: The 79th Armoured Division :: David Fletcher soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1984, Paperback.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Glossary; Frontispiece; Exploded drawings;
From the cover: D-Day 1944. On the Normandy beaches the first wave of British infantry is pinned down by heavy enemy fire. Suddenly, out of the sea crawls a strange new breed of tank with a canvas screen round its hull. The screen collapses and the tanks guns swing into action, silencing the German positions and supporting the British soldiers as they move inland.
These new machines were Sherman DD tanks, coming into action f…
87 pages. Index. 10¾” x 8¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Military Army catalogue?