Armor in Battle

Armor in Battle

Special Edition for the Armored Force 75th Anniversary

Book - 2015? | Special ed
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Publisher: Fort Benning, Georgia : U.S. Army Armor School, [2015?]
Edition: Special ed
Branch Call Number: Gov Doc
Characteristics: 488 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword
Road to Armored Force
Creating an Armored Force in Pictures. World War I ; Army tank development 1920s-1930s ; Mechanized cavalry development in the 1930s ; The Armored Force
The Roots of Armor. The Seventh Cavalry Brigade in the first Army maneuvers
World War II. Armor in North Africa ; Arracourt, September 1944 ; A tank battalion commander's experience in Europe ; Extract from an armored commander's narrative on the Italian Campaign ; Tank-infantry cooperation in Italy ; Tanks in the jungle ; Armored operations on Iwo Jima
Stability and Security in Occupied Germany. US Army Constabulary
Korean War. Early assessment of armor in Korea ; Task Force Fowler ; Busting the barricades: how armor was employed in the urban battle of Seoul ; Breakout and pursuit operations by Task Force Lynch ; Armored task force operations ; Tank-infantry coordination ; Armor breaks the Heartbreak Ridge stalemate
Vietnam War. Ambush and destruction ; armored quick reaction force ; Armored relief operations ; One tank battalion's experience in Vietnam
Panama. Armor in Panama
Gulf War. A platoon leader's experience ; Armor battalion command and considerations ; Armored night attack ; Combined arms task force conducts night attack ; Armored brigade command and staff operations ; Armor lessons learned
Armor in the Balkans. Armor and cavalry in Bosnia ; Armor tactics, techniques, and procedures for coping with mobs and refugees ; Armor in Albania (Task Force Hawk) ; Combined arms platoon outpost operations ; An armor battalion in Kosovo
Global War on Terrorism. Air deployment of TF 1-63 Armor in northern Iraq ; Thunder Run ; Tank company urban assault ; Operations Smackdown: an armored task force in Kufa ; Armor battalion full spectrum operations ; Conversion of an armor company into a light, dismounted unit ; Employment of a tank platoon as a light motorized unit ; Night urban raid by reinforced tank platoon ; Armor battalion intervention in local dispute ; Hasty convoy security at Diwaniyah ; Employment of small kill teams in a tank platoon ; COIN success in Ramadi by an armored brigade combat team ; A motorized tank company in Operation New Dawn ; U.S. Marine Corps tank company in Afghanistan
Armor Branch Medal of Honor recipients


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