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;World battle II Tanks and battling autos - the total advisor ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ, ИСТОРИЯ Автор: Leland Ness Название: international conflict II Tanks and struggling with autos - the full advisor (Бронетехника Второй мировой войны. Полный справочник) ISBN: 000711228-9 Издательство: HarperCollins Publishers Серия: Jane's Страниц: 238 Год: 2002 Формат: pdf Размер: 114,5 Мб Язык: АнглийскийСправочник по танкам Второй Мировой войны разных стран от авторитетной (и небезызвестной) Jane's details workforce. История создания, характеристики, фото, статистика производства.скачать с .com zero
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The large number of M1917 light tanks and Mark VIII heavy tanks created an illusion of tank strength that hid the need for funding new designs suited to the Army’s contemporary needs rather than those of the Western Front. The number of vehicles also did not address the tank fleet’s poor mechanical condition. The M1917 suffered from major defects that required an estimated 225 man-hours per tank to rectify. The FT–17s and Mark Vs brought to the United States with the returning American Expeditionary Forces also required major overhauling.
127; Icks, “Four Decades of Mechanization,” pp. 335–36; Steadman, “Evolution of the Tank,” p. 4. 60 WD, Field Service Regulations, United States Army, 1923; Green, Thomson, and Roots, Ordnance Department, pp. 190–91; Hofmann, “Demise of the Tank Corps,” p. 24; Messenger, Blitzkrieg Story, pp. 49–50; Steadman, “Evolution of the Tank,” p. 4. 61 Rockenbach, “Tank Corps,” 19 Sep 19, p. 7. 62 Rockenbach, “American Tanks Since the World War,” 1923, pp. 2–3. 58 59 26 Mobility, Shock, and Firepower M1917 reconfigured as a communications vehicle Rockenbach devoted himself to the design of a medium tank capable of performing both leading and accompanying tank roles.