Download book google book US Army Tank Crewmen 1941-45: European Theater of Operations (ETO) 1944-45 English version 9781472805195 Steven J. Zaloga

US Army Tank Crewmen 1941-45: European Theater of Operations (ETO) 1944-45

US Army Tank Crewmen 1941-45: European Theater of Operations (ETO) 1944-45

by Steven J. Zaloga

Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
ISBN: 9781472805195
Pages: 64
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 2 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-22
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Revealing what it was like to live and fight in a medium tank this book is structured around the career of a single tanker from 37th Tank Battalion, 4th Armored Division. The focus is largely on the crew of an M4 Sherman, though light tank service is also studied. Tank operation required a well- trained and well-coordinated crew. The crew positions and roles of tank commander, gunner, driver, loader, and assistant driver are all covered in detail, together with recruitment procedure, specialist training, and the ...