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Tank commanders

knights of the modern age

by George Forty

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Motorbooks International in Osceola, WI, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tank warfare -- History.,
  • Armored troops -- History.,
  • Leadership -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Forty.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG446.5 .F6338 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1398631M
    ISBN 100879387203
    LC Control Number93006241
    OCLC/WorldCa28305824

      This new book puts the reader at the very heart of this “hell on wheels” and presents all of the original information required to perform this most dangerous of wartime battlefield roles. rom training manuals and war office memorandums to combat reports and first-hand accounts, The Tank Commander Pocket Manual places you in the turret Author: R. Sheppard. Buy a cheap copy of Tank Commander book by Ronald Welch. As a result of his experience on the front line in France, a young British officer finds himself participating in the first tank warfare of World War I. Free shipping over $


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A remarkable World War II survival story and combat memoir by "an indestructible wartime tank commander" (The Telegraph).In campaign after campaign, from the defense of Calais in to the defeat of Germany inBill Close served as a tank commander in Britain's Royal Tank Regiment--and he survived/5.

very good book about German tank commanders during the second world war. Gives stories about six different tank commanders and tells of their experiences during the war. flag Like see review. Ken Wheeler rated it really liked it Huy rated it it was amazing /5.

Tank Commander: From the Fall of France to the Defeat of Germany - The Memoirs of Bill Close Bill Close. out of 5 stars Hardcover. 5 offers from $ Until the Eyes Shut: Memories of a machine gunner on the Eastern Front, Andreas Tank commanders book. out of 5 stars /5(). Michael Wittmann (22 April – 8 August ) was a German Waffen-SS tank commander during the Second World is known for his ambush of elements of the British 7th Armoured Division, during the Battle of Villers-Bocage on 13 June While in command of a Tiger I tank, Wittmann destroyed up to fourteen tanks and fifteen personnel carriers, along with two anti-tank guns, within the Buried: La Cambe German war cemetery (reinterred).

The War List: Great Tank Commanders. Amazing read, this book shows the life of one of the most gifted German battalion commanders of WWII who saw action almost everywere (Poland, France, Russia, Africa, D-Day, Germanyetc.), was among the Rommel's favourites and ended his combat experience in a daunting Russian by: Led most lethal tank attack Capt.

Michael Wittmann, German, World War II Credited with destroying tanks, antitank guns, and uncounted other vehicles on the Russian front and at Normandy, SS-Hauptsturmführer Wittmann is best known for his rampage against the British 7th Armored Division outside Villers-Bocage in Junedevastating as many as 14 tanks, 2 antitank guns, and 15 other.

"Panzer ace" ("tank ace") is a contemporary term used in English-speaking popular culture to describe highly-decorated German tank ("panzer") commanders and crews during World War the concept was not prevalent within the Wehrmacht, it was common in the Waffen-SS to reward its most successful personnel, as the organisation was far more attuned to the propaganda imperatives of Nazi.

Aleksandra Grigoryevna Samusenko (Russian: Александра Григорьевна Самусенко, Ukrainian: Олександра Григорівна Самусенко, Oleksandra Hryhorivna Samusenko; – 3 March ) was a Soviet T tank commander and a liaison officer during World War II.

She was the only female tanker in the 1st Guards Tank Army. En-route, he encountered a tank along the road with its commander standing in the turret smoking a cigarette. When he dismounted his Tiger to tell him to move out of the way, he realized it was actually a Russian T tank.

Thinking quickly he threw a hand grenade into the open Tank commanders book, destroying the tank. Panzer Aces I: German Tank Commanders of WWII (Stackpole Military History Series) - Kindle edition by Kurowski, Franz, Johnston, David. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Panzer Aces I: German Tank Commanders of WWII (Stackpole Military History Series).Reviews: Gritty, detailed, and immersive military history novel of WWI. (Review originally posted at Vintage Novels) Each of the Carey series follows the adventures of a young man from a noble Welsh family in some historical period or other.

Tank Commander focuses on World War I. Young John Carey is a career soldier like his father and grandfather (and most of the rest of his family, all the way back /5. The Panzer Commander and his war A very well written account of a German tank commander’s war on all fronts of World War II in Europe, North Africa and Russia.

From the phoney war of to his final battle and capture by the Russians to the east of Berlin in /5. Well written book about a tank (and troop) commander's experience in a Sherman tank in the days/weeks after D-Day The writing is really top-notch as the experiences and recollections of just a normal, everyday young British soldier are brought to life.

This is not a book of grand strategy in the annals of WWII/5(). Crisp’s memoir, Tank Commander, covers his service in the 3 RTR in Overall, it is a good memoir, although far less literary or detailed than Bob Crisp’s Brazen Chariots (which covered day-by-day a single battle in November ).

Like many military memoirs written more than 50 years after the events described, the author’s memory /5(). • Six riveting, gritty accounts of some of the greatest German tank commanders, including Michael Wittmann, Hans Bolter, Hermann Bix, and others • Timelines mark the milestones of each officer's career With speed, violence, and deadly power, heavily armored tanks spearheaded the German blitzkrieg that stormed across Europe in Brand: Stackpole Books.

World War II saw the emergence of tank Aces who became famous for their incredible milestones at the war front. Among the most widely recognized tank crew and tank platoon commander was the American Ace of Aces, Lafayette G. Pool. Pool killed over German soldiers and took as war prisoners.

A list with some of the most successful German tank commanders from World War II. There are more German tank aces but I could not include them all because th. The Jigsaw Tank is eventually replaced by an M4 Sherman tank that sees them through to the end of the war. Despite a story that involves the ghost of General William T.

Sherman being assigned to the tank once the crew switches to the Sherman, Commander Stuart's ghost continues to. George Smith Patton Jr. (Novem – Decem ) was a general of the United States Army who commanded the U.S.

Seventh Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the U.S. Third Army in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June Born inPatton attended the Virginia Military Institute and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The Tank Commanders Course (TCC) focuses more on technical than tactical instruction.

The instruction will include crew stations and duties, tank maintenance, unit gunnery management, bore sighting, armor accuracy checks, plumb and synchronization, tank ammunition and weapons, screening, and tank gunnery.

Students. For the next three years, as a tank commander, Krysov fought against the German panzers in some of the most intense and destructive armoured engagements in history including those at Stalingrad, Kursk and Königsberg.

This is the remarkable story of his war. As the commander of a heavy tank, a self-propelled gun - a tank destroyer - and a T Buy Troop Leader: A Tank Commander's Story New Ed by Bellamy, Bill (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Aug 3, - Explore Rocky Morrow's board "German tank commanders" on Pinterest. See more ideas about World war two, German army, German pins. The story of the military career of Waffen SS Tank Commander Michael Wittman. The infamous Nazi Tank Ace of WW2.

Six riveting, gritty accounts of some of the greatest German tank commanders, including Michael Wittmann, Hans Bolter, Hermann Bix, and others ; Timelines mark the milestones of each officer's career. With speed, violence, and deadly power, heavily armored tanks spearheaded the German blitzkrieg that stormed across Europe in   Good book, written by someone who clearly knows his stuff about tanks.

Complete lack of footnotes makes its precedential value questionable unfortunately, but the stories are interesting and humanized. Author analyzes ten German tank commanders and provides a snapshot overview of their actions during WWII/5(3). Sgt. Kurt Knispel – Germany’s WWII Top Tank Ace – Not only was Sgt.

Knispel Germany’s top tank ace, he is credited with being the top tank ace in history. He began as a tank loader and eventually became a gunner and then a commander.

His official kill record stands at His most remarkable kill was a hit he made on a T tank almost two miles away. 30 Degrees South Publishers; AF Editions; AFV Modeller; Air War Publications; Air World; Andrea Press; Aviation Collectables; Avonmore Books; Bauernfeind Press.

He was wounded three times. He finished the war as one of the most experienced and resourceful of British tank commanders, and in later life, he set down his wartime experiences in graphic detail. His book is not only an extraordinary memoir - it is also a compelling account of the exploits of the Royal Tank Regiment throughout the : Bill Close.

Each tank crew was a tightly-knit team of four to five men who were used to working within the claustrophobic conditions of the T The commander of each vehicle was a sergeant, who selected targets in battle.

The gunner/loader grabbed the heavy gun round, placed it in the breach of the gun, and fired on targets specified by the commander. Army Tank Commander is kind of e-book which is giving the reader unpredictable experience. Jennifer Buster: Reading a e-book can be one of a lot of pastime that everyone in the world really likes.

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Shop paperbacks, eBooks, and more. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Tank Commanders: Knights of the Modern Age by George Forty starting at $ Tank Commanders: Knights of the Modern Age has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH City Osceola, WI, USA Donor internetarchivebookdrive.He fought in nearly every type of German tank, working as a loader, gunner, or commander.

He is credited with destroying a T tank from 3, meters. He received the Iron Cross, First Class, after taking out his 50th enemy tank. He was awarded the Tank Assault Badge for his th tank battle.