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Forging the thunderbolt : history of the U.S. Army's Armored Force, 1917-45

Author: Mildred Hanson Gillie
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2006.
Series: Stackpole military history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In less than thirty years, the U.S. Army's armored force rose from humble beginnings in borrowed tanks in World War I to a thundering crescendo of tactical prowess and lethal power during the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Hanson Gillie
ISBN: 0811733432 9780811733434
OCLC Number: 64065879
Notes: Originally published: Harrisburg, Pa. : Military Service Pub., 1947.
Description: viii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword--Acknowledgments--Chapter One: The Monster of Cambrai--Chapter Two: The Gasoline Brigade--Chapter Three: From Sabers to Monkey Wrenches--Chapter Four: The Tortoise and the Hare--Chapter Five: Test-Tube Tactics--Chapter Six: Growing Pains--Chapter Seven: Blueprint for Blitzkrieg--Chapter Eight: One Sunday in June--Chapter Nine: Now is No Time to Die--Chapter Ten: Prologue to Combat--Chapter Eleven: Operations Torch and Husky--Chapter Twelve: Tanks or To Hell With It--Chapter Thirteen: Continental Cavalcade--Epilogue--Notes--Index.
Series Title: Stackpole military history series.
Responsibility: M.H. Gillie ; foreword by Joacob L. Devers.
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