Forging the Thunderbolt

Forging the Thunderbolt

by M. H. Gillie
     
 

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  • Features a detailed look at the career of Gen. Adna Romanza Chaffee, the "Father of the Armored Force"
  • Careful study of the battles fought during and between the wars for the armored forces' very survival
  • Photos of the men and machines that made the American Armored Corps a legend

    A military history classic of the rise of America's armored forces from

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  • Features a detailed look at the career of Gen. Adna Romanza Chaffee, the "Father of the Armored Force"
  • Careful study of the battles fought during and between the wars for the armored forces' very survival
  • Photos of the men and machines that made the American Armored Corps a legend

    A military history classic of the rise of America's armored forces from their humble beginnings in borrowed tanks on the battlefields of France in World War I to a thundering crescendo of tactical prowess and lethal power as they spearheaded the liberation of Western Europe in World War II. A brilliant, straightforward study of the men and machines that brought fame to the likes of Generals Patton, Pershing, and Chaffee and the Sherman, Grant, and Lee tanks.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780811733434
    Publisher:
    Stackpole Books
    Publication date:
    07/10/2006
    Series:
    Stackpole Military History Series
    Pages:
    299
    Sales rank:
    777,152
    Product dimensions:
    6.30(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.88(d)

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