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Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 08:30 PM GMT+7
Brent Sauer reviews Osprey Publishing''s latest title SPECIAL OPERATIONS PATROL VEHICLES - Afghanistan and Iraq [New Vanguard #179]

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Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 08:44 PM GMT+7
Great review! The book also contained some information I didn't know about.

I too wished the book could've been 8-12 pages longer. I would be willing to pay a few extra dollars more for that.

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Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 06:36 PM GMT+7
Hi All,

I picked up this book when it came out as the release had been delayed, lots of useful information including the very fuzzy shot of the UK Bushmasters in Bagdhad, my only grumble was the artwork showing the DPV, a few minor errors if you don't know your vehicles. It was a shame that the VLRA was not mentioned as they both served as Mothership during Op Trent.

A valuable title from Osprey (again) and if you interested in things modern then it should be on your must buy list. I was surpised how big the M-ATV is.

Regards

Brian
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Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 07:43 PM GMT+7

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I was surpised how big the M-ATV is.

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Brian



I was very surprised at how big the M-ATV is also Brian. I had no idea they were that much bigger than the HMMWV.
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Posted: Monday, October 24, 2011 - 03:08 AM GMT+7
Hi Brent,

I had read the book and I thought that the front cover picture was a perspective thing, unitl I watched a documentry (UK) on IED's and how the Coalition was countering them. There was an M-TV at a trade show and it was only when you saw visitors stood next to it did you appreciate the size.

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Brian