By Steve Camp,Helmoed-Römer Heitman
More to the purpose, they kept numerous infantrymen and policemen from demise or severe damage, and the fundamental strategies now continue to exist within the a number of MRAP forms in provider at the present time. the dear classes discovered via the South Africans with their early designs of those combat-proven automobiles has led the rustic to develop into one of many worldwide leaders within the layout of MRAPs that are in the community synthetic and exported worldwide. Surviving the experience is an interesting pictorial account that includes greater than one hundred twenty of those particular South African-developed cars, spanning a forty-year interval, with over 280 images, lots of that are formerly unpublished.
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Surviving the Ride: A Pictorial History of South African-Manufactured Armoured Vehicles by Steve Camp,Helmoed-Römer Heitman