Title: Military Briefs No.3 – Australian Centurions in Vietnam
Author: Lovell, Shane
Condition: Near Mint
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 2002
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 76 pages
Comments: The book delivers the first new information on Centurion Tanks since Simon Dunstan’s book in 1980. The book covers Centurions as used by Australian 1st Armoured Regiment in each of its tours in 1968, 1969, 1970 and 1971.
It has a tank walkaround of the hull, turret and a general walk around. There are list of registration numbers and the changing callsigns of tanks on each tour. Markings and callsigns are well covered. A full description of all modifications made to Australian Centurions are covered in detail.
Topics covered include:
* History of the Australian Purchase
* Camouflage and markings
* Crew uniform and weapons
* In-depth explanation of Vietnam modifications
* Walkaround of the hull and turret
* Walkaround of the ARV
* Vehicle registration numbers and callsigns
* Centurions during each of 4 squadron tours of duty in Vietnam
* Six appendices
Ex Owner’s libris stamp on title page.