By Victor Failmezger
As the struggle swung within the prefer 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 possibly, tackle the strong Tigers and Panthers, only a handful of whom may possibly cease complete formations of their tracks? the reply lay with the formation of a brand new form of unit, the Tank Destroyer Battalion. this is often the tale of the boys and machines who made up the first actual Tank Destroyer Battalion, the 601st, from their particular education and formation, to the ultimate, determined battles within the center of Nazi Germany. filled with infrequent fabric, letters, diaries and unpublished photos, this can be an severe and intimate chronicle of the boys who fought the Panzers in an mind-blowing 10 campaigns and 546 days of deadly combat.
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American Knights: The Untold Story of the Men of the Legendary 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion (General Military) by Victor Failmezger