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Amphibious Vehicles (Land and Sea)

Press:Capstone Pr Inc Capstone Press (January 1, 1997)
ISBN:9781560654605
Author Name:Green, Michael/ Petersen, James
Language:English

Content

Discusses the history and military use of several amphibious vehicles, highlighting specific models and their roles in various battles.

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Children's Books,Cars, Trains & Things That Go,Boats & Ships,Education & Reference,History,Military & Wars,Cars & Trucks

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Comment List (Total:1)

  •     - Two pictures pertaining to represent the LVT2, Alligator are, in actuality, pictures of a DUCKW, which is a wheeled amphibious truck.- The book states that the LVT3, Bushmaster, is a post-WW2 development when it was first used for the invasion of Okinawa.- In spite of its title "Amphibious Vehicles" the book is really about the development of the tracked amphibious tractor and its adoption by the Marine Corps.- Good, informative book for children, however, and I enjoyed reading it. I liked the section directing the reader to other resources, including the internet for further research.

 

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