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Author Flint, Keith.

Title Airborne Armour : Tetrarch, Locust, Hamilcar and the 6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment 1938-50
Published Havertown : Helion & Co., 2004
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Description 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Part One -- Hardware; 1: Tanks; 2: Gliders; Part Two -- Operations; 3: Special Service; 4: Flying Tanks; 5: D-Day; 6: Normandy; 7: Arnhem -- Ardennes; 8: Operation Varsity; 9: Across Germany; 10: Postwar; Part Three -- Perspective; 11: Other Countries; 12: Conclusion; Bibliography
Summary Despite all the works on airborne forces published since 1945, the full story of Britain's 'airborne armour' has remained untold. This book is intended to correct that omission. The story has two main strands - the project to fly tanks onto the battlefield to support airborne forces, and the history of the unit which operated those tanks and supported 6th Airborne Division in the ground role - the 6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment. The book is the result of considerable original research and contact with surviving members of 6th AARR. It contains the full development background of
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 1908916052