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AFV Handbooks include:
Abbot Self Propelled Gun
BRDM
Centurion
Centurion BARV
Centurion Mk 5 Bridgelayer
Charioteer
Chieftain
Churchill
Comet
Conqueror
Cromwell
Cruiser Tank
Crusader
Daimler Armoured Car
Daimler Dingo Scout Car
Ferret Scout Car
FV432
Humber Scout Car
KV-1 Soviet Heavy Tank
Light Tank
Matilda
M113
M3A3 & M3A5
Saladin
Saracen
SP 17pr Valentine
Stalwart
T34
T-55
T-72
Tiger 1
Tetrarch Light Tank
Tortoise
Universal Carrier
Valentine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Centurion Mk 1,2 & 3
Technical Handbook AFV-021

The Technical Handbook is in English and comprises 800 pages. It gives a technical description of aspects of the vehicle including repairs and replacements. There are 860 monochrome and colour illustrations including wiring diagrams.
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Chieftain Mk 5
Technical Handbook
AFV-023

The Technical Handbook is in English and comprises 355 pages and gives a technical description of the tank. There are 166 colour and monochrome illustrations plus 54 wiring diagrams.
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Churchill III-IV
Workshop Manual
AFV-010

The Churchill III & IV Workshop Manual Handbook is in English and comprises 133 pages. It is the companion volume to the Instruction Book (AFV-016) and covers workshop practice and the tools required to completely overhaul the tank. Included is a special supplement giving details of the gearbox modification. There are over 80 monochrome illustrations and photographs.
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Comet I
Technical Handbook
AFV-050

The Comet (A34) was built to carry a 77mm gun to provide increased firepower during the closing stages of WW II. Two 7.92 mm Besa machine guns were also carried, one being coaxially mounted with the main gun, the other ball mounted in the hull front.
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Daimler Armoured Car
Workshop Manual
AFV-055

The Workshop Manual is in English and is divided into 2 sections the first gives instructions for the removal and replacement of the major units and assemblies; the second gives detailed instructions for the dismantling and reassembling of each of the main units and assemblies. The Workshop Manual comprises 317 pages and 228 illustrations and photographs including wiring diagrams for the Mark I and II vehicles, and a detailed lubrication chart. Also there is a section describing the differences between the various Marks of Daimler Armoured Cars.
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Daimler Dingo Scout Car Mks II, II W/T, & III
Workshop Manual
AFV-043

The Workshop Manual is in English and comprises 206 pages with 127 colour and monochrome illustrations. The manual is divided into 2 main sections; firstly instructions are given on the removal and re-installation of all the main units and assemblies, and secondly the dismantling and reassembly of individual units and assemblies. The manual contains wiring diagrams and a full lubrication chart.
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M3A3 & M3A5 (General Grant/Lee)
Technical Handbook AFV-037

The Technical Manual is in English and consists of 2 sections; the first of which gives general usage instructions and maintenance details and includes fault diagnosis, the second section gives detailed repair and unit exchange instructions. In total the Manual provides 325+ pages with 156 monochrome illustrations including wiring and stowage diagrams.
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Saladin Mk 2
Technical Handbook
AFV-026

The Technical Handbook is in English and comprises 286 pages which give a full technicaldescription of all of the vehicle major assemblies. There are 165 colour and monochrome illustrations including hydraulic schematics and vehicle wiring diagrams.
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T-55 Operation & Materiel Manual
Technical Handbook
AFV-036

The Operation and Materiel Manual is in English and comprises 802 pages with 336 illustrations. It gives an excellent technical description of the principal assemblies together with user operating and maintenance details.
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Universal Carrier Nos. 1-3
Workshop Instruction Book AFV-041

The Workshop Instruction Book is in English and with the supplement comprises 218 pages with 188 monochrome diagrams and photographs. The Workshop Instruction Book was originally Part C of the Service Instruction but was published as a separate publication in 1943 and covers all repairs. A bonus supplement gives the arrangement drawings from the Illustrated Spare Parts List. This handbook is the companion volume to AFV-040 Universal Carrier Service Instruction Book.
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