No previous book has been devoted to Marine Corps armor in World War II. Gilbert's gripping narrative combines exhaustive detail on Marine armor and combat with moving eyewitness accounts, never beforI liked that because we had halftracks and jeeps, so I was a radio man with reconnaissance. ... We went on a Liberty ship a it seemed like it took forever a down to Noumea, on New Caledonia. ... The biggest problem for the medium tanks was the inadequate training imposed by the operational schedule, and the absence of suitable training areas. ... We spent most of our time trucking back and forth to the tank park to do maintenance, and when we werena#39;t doing maintenance it wasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Marine Tank Battles In The Pacific|
|Author||:||Oscar E. Gilbert|
|Publisher||:||Da Capo Press - 2007-10-09|