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747th Tank Bn.

Homer D. Wilkes

747th Tank Bn.

APO 230

by Homer D. Wilkes

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Published by H.D. Wilkes in [Scottsdale, Ariz.] (7834 E. Moreland St., Scottsdale) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. Tank Battalion, 747th -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titles747th Tank Battalion., Seven Hundred Forty-seventh Tank Battalion., APO 230., A.P.O. 230., APO Two Hundred Thirty., A.P.O. Two Hundred Thirty.
      StatementHomer D. Wilkes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.306 747th .W54 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination190 p. :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3124622M
      LC Control Number82236153

      Shop for your th Tank Battalion Custom made Cloth Patch and many other military patches at There are 0 item in your cart. Total: $   A Battalion truck was driven hundreds of miles through Germany to locate and haul a linotype machine so that type could be set for this book. This is just one of the sometimes fantastic difficulties overcome during the manufacture of these pages in the bomb-devastated city of Frankfurt-on-Main in July That the book did get printed at all is astonishing to its author. 1st Lt. John D. Hess.

      th Tank Battalion. th Engineer Port Construction and Repair Group. Schnelle-Abteilung, 30 Schnelle Brigade. Artillerie-Regiment , Infanterie-Division. History: In the spring of , the municipality of Lison is known for its junction station which is located meters south of the village. The th Tank Battalion was an independent tank battalion that participated in the European Theater of Operations with the United States Army in World War was credited with an assault landing at Normandy, landing the morning after the initial D-Day landings; the battalion participated in combat operations throughout northern Europe until V-E Day attached to the 29th Infantry Division.

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