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Osprey New Vanguard 110 : Universal Carrier 1936-1948 : The 'Bren Gun Carrier' Story

The Universal Carrier was a fast, lightly armed vehicle developed by the British Army to carry infantry across ground defended by small-arms fire, specifically the Bren light machine gun, hence the name 'Bren Gun Carrier'. This name would stick with the Universal Carrier and all of its future variants. This book details the Carrier, which was employed in a number of roles including carrying ammunition and towing anti-aircraft guns and trailers. All Allies used the Universal Carrier extensively during practically every World War II campaign. By the war's end, the Universal Carrier had proved itself to be an invaluable and successful cross-country vehicle that was both agile and fast for its time. Text by David Fletcher with illustrations by Tony Bryan.

    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Design and Development of the Carrier
  • Operation
  • Active Service
  • In Combat
  • Foreign Variants and Service
  • Post-War Service
  • Bibliography
  • Colour Plate Commentary
  • Index

 

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