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|Title and Publisher:
||Italian Armored Vehicles of World
War Two by Nicola Pignato.
|Media and Contents:
||Soft cover; 8.5" x 11" format;
64 pages + covers; 13 B&W photos; 10 colour photos plus artwork
USD$13.47 from Squadron.com
||Great coverage of a variety of
vehicles; comprehensive photos with useful captions; specifications and
brief histories included.
||Lacks scale drawings.
Reviewed by Steve Palffy
Vehicles of World War Two is available online at Squadron.com
Squadron/Signal's new title "Italian Armored Vehicles of World War
Two" is a much-needed reference and a great starting point for anybody
interested in Italian armour.
The book includes inspirational artwork that will get you fired up to build
that M13/40 or Semovente gathering dust in your collection.
In addition to some of the more commonly known Italian armoured vehicles, the
book also covers the L3-33 & L3-35, L6-40, 47/32, M11-39, M13-40 and M14-41,
Semovente 75/18, 75/32 and Command Vehicle; Semovente 90/53, M15/42, Semovente
75/34 and 105/25, P-40 (armoured cars) Autoblindo AB 40, 41 & 43, Lince
Autocarro Protetto AS 37 APC, Sahariana, an armoured rail car and a few other
The book is structured to include a brief introduction and history of each
vehicle, including specification tables, badge detail, markings and camouflage
with FS number approximations.
The only only disappointment is the lack of scale drawings. A few more detail
and interior photos or drawings might also have been useful. Hopefully in a
This is a great introduction to the subject and will be welcomed by Italian
Thanks to Squadron/Signal Publications for the review sample
Review Copyright © 2004 by Steve Palffy
This Page Created on 25 June, 2004
Last updated 25 June, 2004
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