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The 761st "Black Panther" Tank Battalion in World War II: An Illustrated History of the First African American Armored Unit to See Combat

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ISBN 10: 0786428627 / 0-7864-2862-7
ISBN 13: 9780786428625
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
 

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The 761st Black Panther Tank Battalion in World War II: An Illustrated History of the First African American Armored Unit to See Combat (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780786428625)
Wilson, Joe;Wilson, Joe, (AFT) Jr.
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Book Description: McFarland Co Inc, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 255 x 178 mm. Brand New Book. This is a comprehensive record of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first African American armored unit to enter combat. Assigned at various times to the Third, Seventh and Ninth armies, the ?Black Panthers? fought major engagements in six European countries, inflicting heavy casualties on the German army despite extreme shortages of replacement personnel and equipment and an overall casualty rate approaching 50 percent. Richly illustrated and containing many interviews with surviving members of the 761st, this work gives long overdue recognition to the unit whose motto was ?Come Out Fighting.? It recounts the events that in 1978?33 years after the end of World War II?led to the 761st Tank Battalion s receiving a Presidential Unit Citation, the highest honor a unit can receive. Also described are the efforts that resulted, in 1997?53 years after giving his life on the battlefield?in the Medal of Honor being posthumously awarded to Sergeant Ruben Rivers. Bookseller Inventory # BRD9780786428625

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The 761st Black Panther Tank Battalion in World War II: An Illustrated History of the First African American Armored Unit to See Combat (New edition) (ISBN: 9780786428625)
Wilson, Joe;Wilson, Joe, (AFT) Jr.
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Book Description: McFarland & Co Inc. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The 761st Black Panther Tank Battalion in World War II: An Illustrated History of the First African American Armored Unit to See Combat (New edition), Joe Wilson, This is a comprehensive record of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first African American armored unit to enter combat. Assigned at various times to the Third, Seventh and Ninth armies, the "Black Panthers" fought major engagements in six European countries and participated in four major Allied campaigns, inflicting 130,000 casualties on the German army and capturing or destroying thousands of weapons, despite severe weather, difficult terrain, heavily fortified enemy positions, extreme shortages of replacement personnel and equipment, and an overall casualty rate approaching 50 percent. Richly illustrated and containing many interviews with surviving members of the 761st, this work gives long overdue recognition to the unit whose motto was "Come Out Fighting." It recounts the events that in 1978-33 years after the end of World War II - led to the 761st Tank Battalion's receiving a Presidential Unit Citation, the highest honor a unit can receive. Also described are the efforts that resulted, in 1997-53 years after giving his life on the battlefield - in the Medal of Honor being posthumously awarded to Sergeant Ruben Rivers. Bookseller Inventory # B9780786428625

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The 761st Black Panther Tank Battalion in World War II: An Illustrated History of the First African American Armored Unit to See Combat (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780786428625)
Wilson, Joe;Wilson, Joe, (AFT) Jr.
ISBN 10: 0786428627
ISBN 13: 9780786428625
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Book Description: McFarland Co Inc, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 255 x 178 mm. Brand New Book. This is a comprehensive record of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first African American armored unit to enter combat. Assigned at various times to the Third, Seventh and Ninth armies, the ?Black Panthers? fought major engagements in six European countries, inflicting heavy casualties on the German army despite extreme shortages of replacement personnel and equipment and an overall casualty rate approaching 50 percent. Richly illustrated and containing many interviews with surviving members of the 761st, this work gives long overdue recognition to the unit whose motto was ?Come Out Fighting.? It recounts the events that in 1978?33 years after the end of World War II?led to the 761st Tank Battalion s receiving a Presidential Unit Citation, the highest honor a unit can receive. Also described are the efforts that resulted, in 1997?53 years after giving his life on the battlefield?in the Medal of Honor being posthumously awarded to Sergeant Ruben Rivers. Bookseller Inventory # BRD9780786428625

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