Band of Brigands: The Extraordinary Story of the First Men in Tank

By: Campbell, Christy

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479pp, 400g for post, 2 photo sections The dramatic story of the men who fought a new and terrifying kind of war amidst the carnage of the trenches in World War I: the British pioneer volunteers who were the first tank-men into battle. They fought in their stifling armoured boxes packed with petrol and explosives, aware that at any moment a shell-hit might incinerate them all. Christy Campbell has combed contemporary diaries and letters and later recollections to tell properly for the first time the robust yet harrowing story of how the first men in tanks went to war. review >>> Fascinating history of the tank, built during WWI, the personalities, the technology, the social history.

Title: Band of Brigands: The Extraordinary Story of the First Men in Tank

Author Name: Campbell, Christy

Categories: - WORLD WAR I, INDUSTRY, WEAPONS, FIREARMS, WAR, MILITARY,

Publisher: UK, Harper Perennial: 2008

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None issued

Size: 19cm

Seller ID: 010903

Keywords: Campbell Tanks War Brigands,