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Armoured Corps   3 Books
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FLETCHER (David) Vanguard of Victory: The 79th Armoured Division. 1st Ed., original pbk., 88pp., 4to, num. photos., diagrams &c. HMSO. 1984  #56394
[HLMainPic] Pictorial hisory of the division's range of specialist armoured vehicles in use in Normandy & North-West Europe 1944-45, from the Tank Museum archives. Only published in this paperback form. VG. See illustration on our website.   £15
LEWIN (Ronald) Man of Armour: A Study of Lieut.-General Vyvyan Pope & the Development of Armoured Warfare. 1st Ed., 152pp., 6 photos. VG in dw. Cooper. 1976  #51577
[HLMainPic] Originally in the North Staffs., Pope survived the Western Front (where he commanded the 1st Bn. of his regt.) then went to the Tank Corps & held a succession of increasingly senior staff appointments: Adviser on AFV, BEF 1940, Director of AFV at GHQ MEF in 1940 & killed in an air crash on the eve of taking over 2nd Armd. Div. in the desert. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £10
MACKSEY (Major K., MC, RTR) A History of the Royal Armoured Corps & its Predecessors 1914-1975. 1st Ed., 229pp., 31 photos., 12 maps. Beaminster: Newtown Pubns. 1983  #57315
[HLMainPic] Much on WW2. Includes roll of Regular Regiments of the RAC on formation in 1939 & lists infantry battalions converted to RAC Regiments in 1941 & 1942. Orig. cloth, VG, signed by author. See illustration on our website.   £20

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