bookTankograd Militärfahrzeug
Issue 4/2005

Tankograd Militärfahrzeug.
Soft cover, A4 size, 72 pages

Review by Peter Brown

As with earlier editions the main text is in German with English translations for the feature articles and photo captions though Editorial sections are only in German. Photos are clearly printed, colour images for modern subjects and black and white for the historical ones.

Contents -

Editorial (half-page in German)

Unidentified French WWI searchlight truck, one page with two large photos

Austrian MICV ULAN article with the vehicle pictured on exercise, ten pages including two of detail photos

Jeep Wrangler in Israeli service, six pages showing this civilian vehicle in Army and Police use including with add-on protection

Armoured Vehicles of the East German Army part 7 - coverage of the period 1977 to 1985, eight pages with photos of various AFVs including two colour shots plus a full-page colour photo on the back cover, with details of user units in the text and an unusual civilianised T-34

Artillerie Geschutz Modul, experimental German airportable artillery system using the MLRS carrier vehicle with a pod turret carrying the PzH2000 gun. Three pages

21cm Morser 18 WW2 German artillery piece which was the "partner piece" to the 17cm Gewehr 18, eight pages with wartime photos

"Boots on the Ground" showing American troops in Iraq operating from M2A2 Bradleys, six pages showing men and vehicles

"Black Panther" exercise in Germany showing various several wheeled and tracked AFVs. Five pages

Epyptian Task Force TBA in Sarajevo 1997, to pages mostly photos of the FAHD APC

EBR hard targets, two pages showing this French 4X4+4 armoured car on firing ranges

Archive Section with one-page coverage including photos of French White-Laffly armoured car, Russian T-60 light amphibious tank, Japanese Kohkidohsha HMMWV-class vehicle, British Ricardo Rapid Deployment Vehicle on a DURO chassis

Newsletter, 2 pages in German only with colour photos of various vehicles

As usual this is well produced and highly recommended. Available from Tankograd distributors, for more details contact the publishers Verlag Jochen Vollert on
Thanks to Justin Gainham at Bookworld for the review copy.

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