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Book Review

Soviet T-54 Main Battle Tank

Among the events that contributed to my early initiation to tank warfare, one came about when I was around 12, about 35 years ago. It took the form of endless rows of T-54s seen in some armament magazine, combined with worrying statistics about the Warsaw Pact’s numerical tank superiority. So when I spotted a new book on the T-54 from well-known authors Stephen L. Sewell and Jim Kinnear (and published by Osprey), I promptly ordered it, partly based on that recollection of my Red Dawn-influenced Cold War’s childhood, but mostly because, well, the T-54 is iconic and a cool modeling subject. Oh, and a reasonable price helped, too!

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