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Title: Combat Unit Title Record # 57899
Author: Keith Laumer
Date: 1960-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Bolo
Language: English
Synopsis: A hyperpowerful tank-like artificially intelligent military unit of the future awakens after hundreds of years of dormancy and attempts to overthrow the aliens who had defeated the humans and driven them from the planet.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1967 Dinochrome
Year Language Title
1964 French Unité de combat
1973Translated by Warner Flamen
Dutch Dinochroom
2008Translated by 中村融(Nakamura Tooru)
Japanese
ダイノクロム?Dainokuromu
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Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, November 1960 1960-11-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Mercury Press, Inc.  
$0.40?$: US dollar
132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Emsh Checkmark
Fiction, #127 1964-06-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F2.50?F: French frank
164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Jean-Claude Castelli  
Venture Science Fiction [UK], June 1964 1964-06-00 ed. uncredited Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd  
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
116
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag  
Nine by Laumer 1967-00-00 Keith Laumer Doubleday  
$3.95?$: US dollar
222
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bernard Wolff Checkmark
Nine by Laumer 1968-00-00 Keith Laumer Faber and Faber  
25/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
222
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Nine by Laumer 1969-02-00 Keith Laumer Berkley Medallion X1659
$0.60?$: US dollar
216
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Nine by Laumer 1970-04-00 Keith Laumer Sphere Books 54259
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
189
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Dinochroom 1973-00-00 Keith Laumer Meulenhoff (M=SF #63) 90-290-0496-7   253
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Bolo: The Annals of the Dinochrome Brigade 1976-08-00 Keith Laumer Berkley/Putnam 0-399-11794-6
$6.95?$: US dollar
179
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Bolo: The Annals of the Dinochrome Brigade 1977-00-00 Keith Laumer Millington 0-86000-081-8
£4.25?£: UK pound
179
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Bolo: The Annals of the Dinochrome Brigade 1977-07-00 Keith Laumer Berkley Medallion 0-425-03450-X
$1.50?$: US dollar
216
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Bolo 1982-06-00 Keith Laumer Berkley Books 0-425-05617-1
$2.25?$: US dollar
216
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Bolo 1984-12-00 Keith Laumer Berkley Books 0-425-07559-1
$2.75?$: US dollar
216
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Machines That Kill 1984-12-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-51358-1
$2.75?$: US dollar
326
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Walter Velez Checkmark
Bolo 1986-07-00 Keith Laumer Ace Science Fiction Books 0-441-06997-5
$2.95?$: US dollar
216
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
De andere hemel 1988-01-00 Keith Laumer Meulenhoff (M=SF #242) 90-290-4101-3   564
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
The Compleat Bolo 1990-06-00 Keith Laumer Baen Books 0-671-69879-6
$3.95?$: US dollar
314
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Stephen Hickman Checkmark
Alien Minds 1991-05-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-671-72055-4
$4.50?$: US dollar
326
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Doug Anderson Checkmark
The Compleat Bolo 1991-08-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-671-69879-6
$3.95?$: US dollar
314
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Stephen Hickman Checkmark
Machines That Kill 1992-05-00 ed. Fred Saberhagen Tor 0-812-52059-9
$3.50?$: US dollar
341
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Maelo Cintron Checkmark
The Compleat Bolo 1996-06-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-671-69879-6
$5.99?$: US dollar
314
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Stephen Hickman Checkmark
Odyssey 2002-03-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-7434-3527-3
$6.99?$: US dollar
566
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Richard Martin Checkmark
Odyssey 2002-09-16 Keith Laumer Baen (Baen Free Library) 0-7434-3527-3
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni Richard Martin  
Odyssey 2007-05-00 Keith Laumer Baen  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
Odyssey 2007-05-00 Keith Laumer Baen  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The 1634: The Baltic War Disk 2007-05-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #13)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The 1634: The Baltic War Disk 2007-05-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #13)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 2008年01月号, #621?Esu-Efu Magajin - 2008-nen 01-gatsu-gō, #621
Esu-Efu Magajin - 2008-nen 01-gatsu-gou, #621
S-F Magajin - 2008-nen 01-gatsu-gō, #621
S-F Magajin - 2008-nen 01-gatsu-gou, #621
2008-01-00 ed.
Editors of S-Fマガジン?Editors of Esu-Efu Magajin
Editors of S-F Magajin
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
     
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
mag
渡邊英徳?わたなべひでのり
Watanabe Hidenori
 
The Best of the Bolos: Their Finest Hour 2010-08-00 ed. Hank Davis Baen 978-1-4391-3375-0
$12.00?$: US dollar
342
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Tom Kidd Checkmark
Odyssey 2010-10-00 Keith Laumer Baen  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The 1635: The Eastern Front Disk 2010-10-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #23)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The Best of the Bolos: Their Finest Hour 2011-09-27 ed. Hank Davis Baen 978-1-4516-3752-6
$7.99?$: US dollar
464
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Tom Kidd  
Bolo 2016-02-29 Keith Laumer Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1543-6
£3.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Bolo: The Annals of the Dinochrome Brigade 2019-07-25 Keith Laumer Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-466-8
$12.99?$: US dollar
161
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Bolo: The Annals of the Dinochrome Brigade 2019-08-15 Keith Laumer Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-467-5
$5.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Essential Keith Laumer 2020-06-24 Keith Laumer Library and Archives Canada (Giants of Sci-Fi Collection #7) 978-1-77724-476-7
$2.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
Bolo: The Annals of the Dinochrome Brigade date unknown Keith Laumer Berkley Medallion 0-425-03450-X
$1.50?$: US dollar
216
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Bolo: The Annals of the Dinochrome Brigade date unknown Keith Laumer Berkley Medallion 0-425-03450-X
$1.50?$: US dollar
216
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Bolo: The Annals of the Dinochrome Brigade date unknown Keith Laumer Berkley Medallion 0-425-03450-X
$1.50?$: US dollar
216
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
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