British Cruiser Tanks A9 & A10

Peter Brown

A9 and A10 were the first British Cruiser tanks and played an important part in the battles in 1940 and 1941. This book covers their development, production and service, filling a long-neglected gap in the story of British armoured vehicles. Includes over 120 period photos from archives and private collections, 1/35th scale plans and 30 colour plat
Date Published :
June 2017
Publisher :
Model Centrum Progres
Series :
Armor PhotoHistory
Illustration :
124 b&w photos, 30 full color plates of artwork, 64 line drawings
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9788360672280
Pages : 88
Dimensions : 11.5 X 8 inches
Stock Status : Out of stock


The A9 and A10 were the first of the British Cruiser tanks. They played an important part in the battles in France in 1940 and North Africa in 1941. Covering their development, production and service this book fills a long-neglected gap in the history of British armored vehicles. It includes over 120 period black and white photos from archives and private collections, 1/35th scale plans and 30 color plates. Its author has researched British AFVs for 40 years and has contributed many articles to professional and modeling magazines.


"This is the one stop shop for these two cruiser tanks and is thoroughly recommended."

- Scale Military Modeller International

"Ideal timing for this new book by Peter Brown as there has been recent news of new models set to be released of both the A9 and A10 tanks from a new plastic kit manufacturer, Gecko Models...I expect modellers to absolutely love it."

- Military Model Scene

"A book for serious military modellers - highly recommended."

- Military Modelling

“A nice companion for your A9 and A10 build.

- DetailScaleView

"Perfectly timed to coincide with the release of Gecko Models' new kits...It really is a goldmine of information and modelling inspiration.”

- Military Modelcraft International

“This is an excellent modelling reference, nicely presented on quality paper.”

- AFV Modeller

“This fascinating volume offers plenty of inspiration and detail, regardless of a modeller's experience level; the comprehensive captions should ensure an accurate build at the very least.”

- Airfix Model World

"For a soft cover book, production simply doesn't get any better... Highly recommended for anyone who desires a solid reference on the developmental and operational history of the A9 and A10 cruiser tanks."


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