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Posted October 2, 2019

In case you missed it -- Tank Destroyers in World War II

List of sources used in the presentation

Thanks to Col. Fred Schwarz (Ret.) for his interesting and insightful presentation about Tank Destroyers in World War II on Sept. 26. Many attendees requested a list of the sources used in his presentation. So, here goes:

  • The Tank Killers, A History of America’s WWII Tank Destroyer Force, Harry Yeide, 2007
  • Can Openers, The Development of American Anti-Tank Gun Motor Carriages, Nicholas Moran, 2017
  • Gun Motor Carriages, A History of US M10 and M36 Tank Destroyers in WWII and Beyond, Jim Wagner, 2008
  • Study of Organization, Equipment, and Tactical Employment of Tank Destroyer Units, The General Board, US Forces, European Theater, 1945
  • Tank Destroyer Net, http://tankdestoyer.net
  • The Tank Destroyer History, Historical Section Army Ground Forces, 1946
  • The Crunchin’ Kitties, Dunbar Macnemar, Soldiers Magazine 1985
  • FM18-5 Tactical Employment Tank Destroyer Unit, 1944
  • FM18-5b Tank Destroyer Field Manual, 1942
  • Seek, Strike, Destroy, US Army Tank Destroyer Doctrine in WWII, Dr. Christopher Gabel, 1985
  • A History of the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 1951

We also recorded the presentation and have posted three videos on youtube:

Part 1: https://youtu.be/ssxL5MJySJE

Part 2: https://youtu.be/HxXPiO8zHTg

Part 3: https://youtu.be/lsEVOLc4Xn0

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