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The Tanks (HB) - Helion & Company - CB7400CSN


 
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Charles Messenger; The History of the Royal Tank Regiment, 1976-2017. The Royal Tank Regiment celebrates its centenary this year (2017). This, the fourth volume of the Regimentís history, begins in the midst of the Cold War, with the four RTR regiments mainly based in Germany. They experienced NATOís rearmament in the early 1980s and the implementation of General Sir Nigel Bagnallís revolutionary new concept for the defense of the NATO Central Region. The Troubles in Northern Ireland were also at the height and the RTR served there on numerous occasions. In addition, the Regiment saw service with the United Nations in Cyprus.
This History not only covers the Regimentís numerous operational tours. It details the vehicles it has used and provides an idea of how life in the RTR has changed over the past forty years. It does not duck controversy and allows the voices of all ranks to be heard. 'The Tanks' reflects an ever changing British Army, the one constant being the character of the RTR soldier, the Tankie. Illustrated with 50 color & b/w photos, 10 color maps, 1 table; 232 pages.