Marine Tank Battles in the Pacific by Oscar E. Gilbert
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Marine Tank Battles in the Pacific
By Oscar E. Gilbert

Marine Tank Battles in the Pacific

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Marine Tank Battles in the Pacific by Oscar E. Gilbert

Book Description

No previous book has been devoted to Marine Corps armor in World War II. Gilbert's gripping narrative combines exhaustive detail on Marine armor and combat with moving eyewitness accounts, never before published, of what it was actually like to be a Marine tanker in action in the Pacific.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781580970501
ISBN-10: 1580970508
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 156mm x 27mm)
Pages: 356
Imprint: Combined Publishing,U.S.
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Tanks in Hell by Oscar E. Gilbert Tanks in Hell, Hardback (June 2015)

In May 1943 a self-described "really young, green, ignorant lieutenant" assumed command of a new Marine Corps company. His even younger enlisted Marines were learning to use an untested weapon, the M4A2 "Sherman" medium tank.

Marine Corps Tank Battles in the Middle East by Oscar E. Gilbert Marine Corps Tank Battles in the Middle East, Hardback (April 2015)

In the aftermath of Vietnam a new generation of U.S. Marines was determined to wage a smarter kind of war. The tank, the very symbol of power and violence, would play a key role in a new concept of mobile warfare, not seen since the dashes of World War II.

Marine Corps Tank Battles in Vietnam by Oscar E. Gilbert Marine Corps Tank Battles in Vietnam, Hardback (December 2007)

In 1965 the tanks of 3rd Platoon, B Company, 3rd Tank Battalion landed on a beach near Da Nang, drawing unwelcome attention to America's first, almost covert, commitment of ground troops in South Vietnam.

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Author Biography - Oscar E. Gilbert

Oscar E. Gilbert, Ph. D., is a former Marine artilleryman and currently a geoscientist living in Texas. He is the National Information Coordinator for the Armor Modeling and Preservation Society.

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