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The Progress of a Monstrous War Machine

Tank( )
Author: Wright, Patrick
Publication Date:Jul 2005
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.95
Book Description:

Conceived by the British in the First World War as a way of breaking the deadlock on the Western Front, the tank was to become the central components of the Nazi Blitzkreig through Europe in the 1930s. By 1944, however, the tables had turned on Hitler, as the Soviet T34, proving better armoured and more suited to winter warfare, ensured that the Nazis were fatally bogged down in a war on two fronts. Throughout the Cold War, the tank became a symbol of totalitarian oppression - and a...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Vehicles
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.5 x 21.3 x 3.8 cm
Book Weight:0.57 Kilograms
Author Biography
Wright, Patrick (Author)
Patrick Wright is Professor of Modern Cultural Studies at Nottingham Trent University, U.K.

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