The Tank Factory: British Military Vehicle Development and the Chobham Establishment (by William Suttie)


Author(s): William Suttie

Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish date: 2015-03-02
ISBN-10: 0750961228
ISBN-13: 9780750961226
Language: Unknown
Description: Despite being the inventor of the tank and responsible for
campaign-winning tactics, by the start of the Second World War the
United Kingdom had fallen well behind other nations in the design
and build of armoured vehicles. Here, William Suttie uncovers the
history of tank design from a government perspective and the
decisions and failures that led to that state of affairs, and
details the formation of the Fighting Vehicles Research and
Development Establishment at Chertsey. Known as the Tank Factory,
the Chertsey establishment sought to ensure that the United Kingdom
became world-leading in the field of military vehicle research and
design, and… more…

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