Cromwell Cruiser Tank 1942-50

By David Fletcher; Richard C. Harley; Peter Sarson (Illustrator)
Osprey Publishing (UK), Paperback, 9781841768144, 48pp.

Publication Date: March 2006

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Tank technology had remained virtually unchanged since World War I, but conditions in North Africa revealed the need for a faster, more maneuverable machine with increased armor and armament - and the Cormwell Cruiser was born. This book examines the design and development of the Cromwell.

About the Author
David Fletcher was born in 1942. He has written a number of books and articles on military subjects and is currently the historian at the Tank Museum, Bovington, UK. He has spent over 40 years studying the development of British armoured vehicles during the two World Wars.

Peter Sarson has produced graphic cutaways for many armoured vehicle publications, and is regarded as one of the world's great illustrators of military vehicles. Peter lives and works in Dorset.

Praise For Cromwell Cruiser Tank 1942-50

"I would have no hesitation in recommending this book as essential reading for Cromwell fans and as a very useful reference source for those who are interested in this vehicle." -Alan McNeally, Armorama (March 2006)

"This volume is a valuable addition to any Tank enthusiast or military historian's library." -Alex Ness,

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