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…  See more details below

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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
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

M. H. Gillie was born in Wisconsin and later studied at Cornell. Before settling in Tacoma, Washington, she worked as a teacher and copywriter in New York City. She is deceased.

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