The T-54 and T-55 tanks are the main broadly synthetic tanks of all time. they've got turn into ubiquitous to wars all over the world because the Fifties, beginning with Hungary in 1956, and together with the the Arab-Israeli wars of 1967, 1973 and 1982, the Vietnam battle of 1967-75, the Iran-Iraq conflict of 1980-88, the Afghanistan clash, Operation wasteland hurricane, the Yugoslav Civil Wars, and the hot clash in Iraq. This e-book will research the roots of this prolific tank family members, beginning with the Soviet Army's first makes an attempt to switch the mythical T-34 in the course of international warfare II, and overlaying the T-43 and the T-44, the extra winning T-54, and its final evolution into the T-55.
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