Us Armored Units in the North African and Italian Campaigns

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    The Mediterranean Theater of Operations MTO saw the first operational deployment of US armoured divisions in World War II, and the experience proved chastening for the 1st Armored Division when it suffered defeat at the hands of Rommel's Afrika Korps at the battle of Kasserine Pass. This title covers the organization of these early US armored divisions, as well as the independent tank and tank destroyer battalions that accompanied them. It details the evolution if US armoured warfare tactics and doctrine, learned from the difficult experiences of North Africa, and illustrates how they were used elsewhere in the MTO, particularly in the Italian Peninsula.

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    Number of Pages: 96
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781841769660 / Ebook - ISBN: 9781472801548
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    Listed in: General & world history, Second World War, Warfare & defence
    Publisher: Osprey Publishing

    Books by Steven J Zaloga

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