Armoured Onslaught: 8th August 1918 (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century: Battle book No. 25) by Douglas Orgill Barrie Pitt David Mason Online

Armoured Onslaught: 8th August 1918 (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century: Battle book No. 25)
Title : Armoured Onslaught: 8th August 1918 (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century: Battle book No. 25)
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ISBN : 9780345026088
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 160

The tanks moved up, causing terror and confusion. Through German eyes: 'everything was affected by the fearful impression that the fire-vomiting iron dragons had made...panic had seized on everything...where any dark shapes moved, men saw the black monster.' A new era was beginning.***Armoured Onslaught: 8th August 1918 is part of Ballantine's Illustrated History of the ViThe tanks moved up, causing terror and confusion. Through German eyes: 'everything was affected by the fearful impression that the fire-vomiting iron dragons had made...panic had seized on everything...where any dark shapes moved, men saw the black monster.' A new era was beginning.***Armoured Onslaught: 8th August 1918 is part of Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, and is Book #25 in the Battle Book series.


Armoured Onslaught: 8th August 1918 (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century: Battle book No. 25) Reviews

  • Christopher Rush

    This was a very enjoyable book. One might suspect that is simple praise considering how predisposed I admit I am toward this Ballantine series, but my predilection for this series works against potential poor entries in it. I say "potential" because I haven't read one disappointing entry yet. I usually enjoy (so to speak) well-told stories about World War I, and this facet of the development of tank warfare was one facet I wasn't so familiar with, as most of my WW1 reading has been broad whole-w [...]

  • Gerry Germond

    In 1968 Ballantine Books issued Ballantine’s Illustrated History of World War II and “upgraded” it to Ballantine’s Illustrated History of the Violent Century in 1970. This is a series of 154 books of 160 pages each, with many (most pages have one or two) photographs of admittedly varying quality. Font sizes began small, allowing sixty-eight lines of print per page, but within two years grew to 60 and then 50 lines per page. The books were originally categorized in three series. There wer [...]