Italian Light Tanks: 1919-45 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Filippo Cappellano

Italian Light Tanks: 1919-45 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Filippo Cappellano year 2012
  • Book name: Italian Light Tanks: 1919-45
  • Author: Filippo Cappellano
  • Release date: 2012/9/28
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781849087773
  • Rating: 8.34 of 10
  • Votes: 615
  • Review by: Malik Toler
  • Review rating: 8.64 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/30
  • Total pages: 48
  • Includes a PDF summary of 5 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Italian army, unlike those of the British and French, did not use tanks in combat during World War I and, by November 1918, only one training unit equipped with French Schneider and Renault tanks had been formed. Consequently, during the 1920s the Italian army had just one single tank type in its armoured inventory - the Fiat 3000. Only in 1927 was the first tank unit formed as a branch of the infantry and not as an independent organization, while the cavalry rejected the idea of both tanks and armoured cars and decided to stand by the use of horses for its mounted units. Between 1933 and March 1939, a further 2,724 CV 33 / L 3 tanks were built, 1,216 of which were exported all over the world. By the time Italy entered the war in June 1940, the army had 1,284 light tanks, 855 of which were in combat units, including three armoured divisions. Variants of the CV 33 / L 3 tanks included flame-throwers, bridge-layers, recovery vehicles, and a radio command tank. Some L 3 tanks were still in use in 1945, by both the Germans and the German-allied Italian units of the Repubblica Sociale.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 3H12M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: World War 2 Books, Military Engineering, European History, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Military Vehicles, Military History, Tanks & Military Land Vehicles
  • Available formats: TXT, TIFF, GIF, PDB, EPUB, DOC, PDF, WORD. Compressed in RAR, AZW3, DEB, ALZ, ZIP, BZ2, DMG
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.99 USD
  • Dimensions: 184x248x5mm
  • Weight: 167g
  • Printed by: Osprey Publishing
  • Published in: New York, United Kingdom
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