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At the Forward Edge of Battle

A History of the Pakistan Armoured Corps 1938-2016 Volume 1

At the Forward Edge of Battle : A History of the Pakistan Armoured Corps 1938-2016 Volume 1

Series : Asia@War #9

Author : Syed Ali Hamid

Paperback Helion & Company 297mm x 210mm 96 pages 100 b/w photos/ills, 20 colour profiles, 12 colour ills, 2 maps, 2 tables

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At the Forward Edge of Battle is the first ever illustrated history of the Pakistan Armoured Corps. The Pakistan Armoured Corps is based on a unique blend of values and traditions inherited from its predecessors, with those of the post-Independence national army. Origins of this force can be traced back to the times the cavalry units of the British India Army were mechanized, in late 1930s. They were worked up and then deployed extensively during the World War II, and further moulded during the post-independence period and two wars with India, 1948-1971. By 1990s, the Pakistan Armoured Corps evolved into a modern fighting force in thought, organization, and equipment. Based on decades of author’s first hand experience, extensive research with help of authentic sources and official documentation, this book is providing a detailed and richly illustrated description of the build-up and expansion of the Pakistan Armoured Corps, its culture, organisation, doctrine, equipment, bases, a myriad of events and personalities, and combat operations that made it over the last 95 years. At the Forward Edge of Battle, Volume 1 is illustrated by over 100 rare and authentic photographs, 15 colour profiles, and a similar number of maps. 

Additional Information

Publisher
Helion & Company
ISBN
9781911628071
Date of Publication
September 2019
Binding
Paperback
Book Size
297mm x 210mm
Pages
96 pages
Images
100 b/w photos/ills, 20 colour profiles, 12 colour ills, 2 maps, 2 tables
Language
English text
Helion Book Code
HEL0998
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