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New Review: American Knights – The Untold Story of the Men of the Legendary 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion


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This book goes into great detail about the history and combat experience of the first US tank destroyer battalion. It takes you from the unit's formation to the Kasserine pass to Anzio, Operation Dragoon to the final attacks on the Third Reich, this is the fascinating story of the men and machines fighting against Germany's best. This book tells the technical details and origins of the 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion, it allows you to be at the front during the European war.

As the war developed it become very clear that the allies needed to have a way to defeat the German panzers on the battlefields. The answer was the formation of a new type of battalion, the Tank Destroyers.

The book goes on to tell the full and detailed story of the first Tank Destroyer Battalion, the 601st. The book contains lots of rare material, letters, diaries and unpublished photographs.

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