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M551 Sheridan: US Airmobile Tanks 1941–2001 (New Vanguard) Free read Ó 104 Download ½ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook » Steven J. Zaloga Ough not used in combat by the US Army it was used during Operation Varsity in 1945 by British airborne forces and ended up supporting US paratroopers during this mission on the Rhine river The book then turns to post war efforts such as the uniue T 92 airborne tank designed for paratroop dropThe only airborne tank actually manufactured in significant numbers was the M551 Sheridan The history of this tank provides. A high percentage of the book was given over to US light tank progressiondevelopment Would have preferred to have seen i

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M551 Sheridan: US Airmobile Tanks 1941–2001 (New Vanguard) Free read Ó 104 Download ½ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook » Steven J. Zaloga One of the weaknesses of airmobile forces has always been their vulnerability to enemy armor Since the 1940s there have been numerous schemes to field light tanks that could be deployed by parachute or other methods to reinforce paratroopers and other airmobile forces This book tells the story of the US experience with airmobile tanks starting with efforts in World War II notably the M22 Locust airmobile tank Alth. Great pictures and info

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M551 Sheridan: US Airmobile Tanks 1941–2001 (New Vanguard) Free read Ó 104 Download ½ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook » Steven J. Zaloga The focal point of this book highlighting the difficulties of combining heavy firepower in a chassis light enough for airborne delivery The book examines its controversial combat debut in Vietnam and its subseuent combat history in Panama and Operation Desert Storm It also rounds out the story by examining attempts to replace the Sheridan with other ard vehicles such as the short lived M8 MGS and Army LAV program. Airborne paratroops can get places uickly but they are vulnerable from armor attacks This book traces the efforts of the