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Target | 8th Army Tank AFV Recognition Manual (1942)

WW2 North Africa Tank Recognition manual (1942)

Price £125.00 Sale


German and Italian Tanks,
AFV's, Artillery, Weapons

produced by G.S.I, G.H.Q., M.E.F, Cairo, 1942
A rare original WW2 Tank, A.F.V., and enemy weapons recognition manual, published by G.H.Q., Middle East Forces, Cairo, in September 1942. The manual includes details, specifications and illustrations of German, Italian, and other european tanks, AFV’s, transport, and armoured cars in use in North Africa at that time. Among the enemy vehicles covered are German tanks, artillery, APC’s, anti-tank and flak weapons, and various other vehicles, uniforms, and weapons of the Axis powers. There are also details of Czech and French tanks which were captured and re-used by the German army. The book is well illustrated throughout, with numerous black and white photographs.


In good condition. The card cover is in good condition, with general signs of use, a small repair to the top corner, and some marks. The binding is good and secure. The text, photographs and illustrations are in good condition, with some creased corners. There is a label on the front cover: 'File under weapons General', and a small ink ownership stamp on the rear cover.

Published: 1942
illustrated card cover with black titling
Fully illustrated with b/w photographs
Dimensions: 105mm x 170mm
Pages: 184