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The tank killers : a history of America's World War II tank destroyer force

Author: Harry Yeide
Publisher: Havertown, PA : Casemate, 2011, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It involves some tense moments, and these are recorded vividly in this book, including interviews with many TD veterans, plus official reports and documents." The Tank Killers is the story of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Yeide
ISBN: 9781932033809 1932033807
OCLC Number: 922009143
Notes: First edition published by Casemate and copyrighted 2004.
"Published in the United States and Great Britain in 2011 by Casement Publishers ... Copyright 2007 Harry Yeide."--Title page verso.
Description: 339 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Seek, strike, and destroy --
North Africa : seeing the elephant --
From gloom to glory --
The tough underbelly --
Anzio and two roads to Rome --
Storming fortress Europe --
Armored thunder --
The battle for the border --
The Battle of the Bulge --
Sought, struck, and destroyed --
Appendix A: Tank destroyer battalions by campaign --
Appendix B: Battlion profiles --
Glossary --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Harry Yeide.

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In this book, the author recounts the dramatic and sometimes overlooked story of the men in the American Tank Destroyer Battalion. Drawing on official reports and documents, and first hand accounts, Read more...

 
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