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Chieftain free pdf Chieftain was the British Army's first true main battle tank. Designed in the mid 1950's to replace the ageing fleet of Conqueror and Centurion tanks, it became the mainstay of the Tank Corps until its own replacement by Challenger in the 1980's. The vehicle was subject of some poor publicity in its lifetime but the author shows that this was undeserved and Chieftain was, in fact, one of the greatest tanks of all time. The book offers the full design and developement history of the Chieftain, including detailed specifications, and covers all of the Chieftain's variants and its second-line use.

About Rob Griffin

Rob Griffin spent nearly twenty-five years on Chieftain, most of this service being spent with the 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards. He is a keen modeller in most scales and has written articles for many magazines including Military Modelling and Military in Scale. His previous book for Crowood was Conqueror [publication 1999].

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Author : Rob Griffin
Publisher : The Crowood Press Ltd
Data Published : 28 September 2001
ISBN : 1861264380
EAN : 9781861264381
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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