US Marine Corps Tank Crewman 1941–45

Pacific

US Marine Corps Tank Crewman 1941–45 cover

US Marine Corps Tank Crewman 1941–45

Pacific

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The ferocity of the Pacific war almost defied the available military technology. In this environment the evolving use of tanks by the US Marine Corps played a significant role; at the end of the Battle of Okinawa, Major General Lemuel Shepherd wrote in his report that 'if any one supporting arm can be singled out as having contributed more than any others during the progress of the campaign, the tank would certainly be selected.' This book traces the history of the US Marine Corps tank crewman, including the significant changes in doctrine, equipment, and organization that the war brought, and his experience fighting in the Pacific theater.

Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Enlistment · Training · Appearance and equipment · Everyday life · Experience of battle · Colour plate commentary · Museums · Collecting · Re-enactment · Index

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Published 12 Apr 2005
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781841767178
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 46 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Warrior
Short code WAR 92
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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