The Tanks at Flers – An Account of The First Use of Tanks In War at The Battle of Flers-Courcellette, The Somme 15 September 1916.
2 Volume Set:
Volume 1: Book.
Volume 2: Map Book.
Author: Trevor Pidgeon.
Fairmile Books, 1995.
Out of Print. Extremely Rare.
Note: will be Shipped Protected inside a Sturdy Bubble Wrap Envelope via USPS Media Mail – Insured.
Absolute Mint Condition. No Edge Wear. Binding is Tight and Text is Clear and Bright.
Features – Both Volumes:
Deluxe Quality Outsized 12.25" x 9.25" X 1.0" (Map Volume .50") – Hardbacks – with Thick Heavy Reinforced Indent Covers and Thick Strip Glue Binding. Text Printed on Heavyweight Thick Gauge Smooth Finish Coated Paper. Maps Printed on Thick Heavy Gauge Smooth Finish Paper.
Format: Preface + Acknowledgments +18 Chapters.
115 – Full Color / Black and White Photographs with Detailed Captions.
10 – Detailed – Black and White Maps.
Numerous Black and White Drawings.
The Officers and Men of C and D Companies, H.S.M.G.C.
Objectives Attained by the Tanks on 15 September 1916.
Driving a Mk. I Tank.
Swinton's Paper of 1 June and Supplement of 5 June 1915.
Churchill's Memoranda on Variants of The Offensive.
Swinton's Notes on the Employment of Tanks February 1916.
G.H.Q.'s OAD 111 of 16 August 1916.
G.H.Q.'s OAD 116 of 19 August 1916.
G.H.Q.'s OAD 131 of 31 August 1916.
Fourth Army Instructions of 11 September 1916.
Reports of Col. H. J. Elles and Maj. H. Knothe.
The Western Front Association.
Deluxe Quality Map Book with Two Protective Heavy Gauge Paper Folders – A and B.
6 – Double-Sided 23.0" x 17" Extremely Detailed Black and White Maps with Colored Annotations by the Author. Total: 12 Maps.
Combined Weight: 8.0 Pounds.
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