Armoured Warfare in the Korean War: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)

Armoured Warfare in the Korean War: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)

Anthony Tucker-Jones


After the second one global struggle, army analysts proposal that the one position major armored forces have been ever more likely to confront one another back used to be in principal Europe the place the Nato alliance might fend off the Soviet pink military. Then through the Korean struggle of 1950-53 each side deployed huge numbers of armored combating cars, and this ignored point of the clash is the topic of Anthony Tucker-Jones’s photographic heritage.

Korea, with its rugged mountains, slim passes, steep valleys and waterlogged fields used to be now not perfect tank nation so the armor in general supported the infantry and infrequently engaged in battles of maneuver. but the wide range of armor aiding UN and North Korean forces performed an essential if unorthodox position within the speedily relocating campaigns.

For this interesting booklet over a hundred and eighty modern photos were chosen to teach Soviet-built T-34/85s and Su-76s, American M4 Shermans, M26 Pershings and M46 Pattons, and British Cromwells and Centurions in motion in a single of the defining conflicts of the chilly conflict.

Show sample text content

Download sample