Cavalerie du cheval au moteur / Cavalerie van paard tot motor (1937-1997)

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Large format special commemorative edition published by the periodical "Tank Museum News" (Brussels) to mark the 60th anniversary of the motorisation of the Belgian cavalry. Introduction is presented in French and Flemish. The specialist articles by contributors are roughly 90% French language / 10% Flemish language. Various modes of transport are covered, eg. motorbikes, armoured cars, tanks. Articles trace the stages of their introduction (with horses being completely phased out around 1938) profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, technical tables, military tactical correspondence, combined use of types of forces in battle, memories obtained in interviews with veterans. Plenty of technical detail but with a human sense of nostalgia at the same time. A very varied compendium on glossy paper with durable softback cover.

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Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
29cm x 20cm
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
112
Publisher:
Tank Museum News, Brussels

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Large format special commemorative edition published by the periodical "Tank Museum News" (Brussels) to mark the 60th anniversary of the motorisation of the Belgian cavalry. Introduction is presented in French and Flemish. The specialist articles by contributors are roughly 90% French language / 10% Flemish language. Various modes of transport are covered, eg. motorbikes, armoured cars, tanks. Articles trace the stages of their introduction (with horses being completely phased out around 1938) profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, technical tables, military tactical correspondence, combined use of types of forces in battle, memories obtained in interviews with veterans. Plenty of technical detail but with a human sense of nostalgia at the same time. A very varied compendium on glossy paper with durable softback cover.

Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
29cm x 20cm
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
112
Publisher:
Tank Museum News, Brussels

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