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Tank Tactics: From Normandy to Lorraine

Tank Tactics: From Normandy to Lorraine

by Roman Jarymowycz
     
 
• Explores the doctrinal, strategic, and tactical ideas behind World War II tank combat • Contains detailed maps and diagrams • Critiques the performances of commanders like George Patton, Bernard Montgomery, and others Focusing on five Allied tank operations from July to September 1944--Operations Goodwood, Cobra, Totalize, and Tractable and Patton's

Overview

• Explores the doctrinal, strategic, and tactical ideas behind World War II tank combat • Contains detailed maps and diagrams • Critiques the performances of commanders like George Patton, Bernard Montgomery, and others Focusing on five Allied tank operations from July to September 1944--Operations Goodwood, Cobra, Totalize, and Tractable and Patton's tank battles around Arracourt--armor expert Roman Jarymowycz draws on after-action reports, extensive battlefield reconnaissance, recently discovered battle performance reviews, and war diaries to evaluate the successes and failures of the art of armored warfare as practiced by Allied tank commanders in France in 1944.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811735599
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
01/09/2009
Series:
Military History Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,117,334
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Roman Jarymowycz, a retired Canadian Army officer, holds a PhD in military history and has taught at the Canadian Land Force Command and Staff College and the Royal Military College of Canada. He lives in Canada.

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