Hobart's 79th Armoured Division At War : Invention, Innovation And Inspiratio...
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Hobart's 79th Armoured Division at War : Invention, Innovation and Inspiration, Paperback by Doherty, Richard, ISBN 1526731525, ISBN-13 9781526731524Drawing on official records, oral histories, and eyewitness accounts, this book details the military career and WWII accomplishments of Percy Hobart, a British armored warfare specialist. After giving facts on his earlier military career, the book focuses on WWII, the creation of the 79th Armoured Division, and his development of modified, hybrid tanks knowns as 'funnies.’ The role of the 79th Division in the campaign in North West Europe, June 1944-May 1945, is described. The book also looks at specialized armor and Hobart after the war. It contains b&w historical photos and many detailed battle maps. Distributed in the US by Casemate IPM. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR ()