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By Victor Failmezger

An unmissable white-knuckle journey from the Kasserine cross to Anzio, Operation Dragoon to the ultimate assaults at the 3rd Reich, this is often the gripping tale of the lads and machines that took on Nazi Germany's most sensible. This ebook not just finds the technical information and origins of the 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion, it areas the reader at the entrance strains of the ecu battle.

As the conflict swung within the want of the Allies, it grew to become transparent that no ultimate defeat of the 3rd Reich will be attainable till the armored monsters of the Panzerwaffe have been defeated. yet who might, or perhaps may perhaps, tackle the amazing Tigers and Panthers, only a handful of whom may well cease whole formations of their tracks? the reply lay with the formation of a brand new kind of unit, the Tank Destroyer Batallion. this can be the tale of the lads and machines who made up the first actual Tank Destroyer Batallion, the 601st, from their specified education and formation, to the ultimate, determined battles within the middle of Nazi Germany. jam-packed with infrequent fabric, letters, diaries and unpupublished images, this can be an excessive and intimate chronicle of the boys who fought the Panzers in an excellent 10 campaigns and 546 days of deadly strive against. Re-live the thrill and terror of scuffling with the easiest the Wehrmacht and SS needed to provide, in each significant crusade within the West.

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