The Tank Factory
British Military Vehicle Development and the Chobham EstablishmentBook - 2015
Independent Publishing Group
The United Kingdom invented the tank and was responsible for campaign-winning tactics, yet by the start of World War II had fallen well behind other nations in the design and build of armored vehicles. William Suttie tells the history of tank design from a government perspective and the decisions and failures that led to that state of affairs, going on to detail the formation of the Fighting Vehicles Research and Development Establishment at Chertsey. This fascinating book reveals that establishment’s history, its groundbreaking research, inventions and designs, and many stories of the people who worked there, and its aim to ensure that the British Army would never be under-protected or outgunned again.
Publisher: Stroud :, The History Press,, 2015
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Branch Call Number: 623.74752 Sut