Vanguard of the Crusade

Titre : Vanguard of the Crusade
Auteur : Mark Bando
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105026616032
Libération : 2003

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Widely-respected author Mark Bando has skillfully woven together hundreds of carefully authenticated WWII anecdotes by the men whose sacrifice and courage built the foundation of the 101st's proud heritage. Told without a shred of sentimentality, but with an implicit and profound respect for the paratroopers and glidermen who wore the Screaming Eagle patch, the book captures the spirit and the deeds of the Division which, from Normandy to Holland to the Ardennes, was the vanguard-and a bulwark-of the Crusade in Europe.

U S Army Armored Division 1943 1945

Titre : U S Army Armored Division 1943 1945
Auteur : Yves J. Bellanger
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 9781445738956
Libération : 2010-06-01

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The author presents an extremely detailed record of the organization, doctrine, and equipment of the Armored Division of September 1943. He examines each unit of the division. A chapter is dedicated to the Tank Battalion, Armored Infantry Battalion, but also Maintenance and Medical Battalions. The author examines the organization and tactical doctrine of each unit and studies the doctrine of employment of the unit, as well as the duties of key personnel. Each sub-unit is presented by lists of personnel, weapons, vehicles, and equipment. The book includes 146 charts depicting the organization of all units. In each chapter, a special paragraph examines the modifications made in the field by armored division’s units, as found in unit reports, and histories, and veterans recollections. This is an essential reference for re-enactors, modellers, wargamers, researchers, and all those who require a detailed guide to the U.S. Armored Division during WWII.

101st Airborne

Titre : 101st Airborne
Auteur : Mark Bando
Éditeur : Zenith Imprint
ISBN-13 : 9780760339800
Libération : 2011-05-11

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Original publication and copyright date: 2001.


Titre : Hellcats
Auteur : John Craig Ferguson
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 188051088X
Libération : 2004

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During the course of the Second World War, the United States Army raised and maintained eight-nine combat divisions, including sixteen armored divisions. Most of those units were created during the war and served only for the duration of the conflict. After going overseas and fighting to achieve victory, most of the World War II divisions were disbanded and faded into obscurity. This heavily illustrated narrative is the story of one of those unites, the 12th Armored Division, which trained on the plains of West Texas at Camp Barkeley near Abilene. From its initial action, to the liberation of Nazi death camps, to the ultimate victory and peace, the division's story serves as a vehicle to study the many temporary army units that served our country during its most trying time. From his youngest days John Ferguson has been interested in the military history of the United States. After service in the Marine Corps, including combat duty during Operation Desert Storm, he attended college on the G.I. Bill and earned a Master of Arts in Military History. He was the restoration planner and historian on the Battleship Texas State Historic Site before becoming the director of the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum in Abilene, Texas.

Avenging Eagles

Titre : Avenging Eagles
Auteur : Mark Bando
Éditeur : M. Bando Pub.
ISBN-13 : 0977911705
Libération : 2006-01-01

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Mark Bando A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Avenging Eagles Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Greatest of All Time

Titre : Greatest of All Time
Auteur : Benedikt Taschen
Éditeur : Taschen America Llc
ISBN-13 : 3836520672
Libération : 2010

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Containing thousands of images--photography, art, and memorabilia, much of it published for the first time--as well as original essays and writing of the last five decades, this monumental chronicle of Muhammad Ali is available in an affordable, unlimited edition.

The Boys of Pointe Du Hoc

Titre : The Boys of Pointe Du Hoc
Auteur : Douglas Brinkley
Éditeur : Harper Collins
ISBN-13 : 9780060565275
Libération : 2005-05-31

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Relates the D-Day activities of the elite U.S. Army 2nd Rangers, recounting how they defended themselves for two days against Nazi counterattacks, and describes President Reagan's fortieth-anniversary speech that commended their achievements.