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A Tanker"s View of World War II

C. Windsor Miller

A Tanker"s View of World War II

The Military Experience of C. Windsor Miller

by C. Windsor Miller

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Published by Thomas Pubns .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8750841M
ISBN 101577471113
ISBN 109781577471110
OCLC/WorldCa56427186

  According to Adam Hochschild, about 2, Americans fought in the Spanish Civil War, and some were bombed by Nazis years before the U.S. . Victory in the ground war of World War 2 could be decided through various means but it was the tank that ultimately took center stage. The combat system evolved much from its infancy witnessed during World War 1 () and grew to become a focal point of the many offensives had in the Second Grand War - spanning from Europe to the Pacific and all places in between.

  Deathtraps is an engrossing personal account of a of the American Tanker's experience in World War II from a unique insider's perspective, the man in charge of recovering and fixing destroyed tanks. It is a deeply personal and moving account of a man coming to grips with the horrors of war while at the same time rejoicing at the traces of Cited by: 3. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm. Contents: History of the armored battalions --Light tanks --Medium tanks --Amphibious tanks --Special and variants --Assault guns and mortars --Tank crew --Supporting Title.

  Commemoration Toolkit; General Collections; Prelude to War. Naval Expansion Act, 14 June ; Naval Expansion Act, 19 July ; Pearl Harbor Attack. This book, titled "Victory Ships and Tankers - The History of the 'Victory' Type Cargo Ships and of f the Tankers Built by the United States of America During World War II," is considered the best all-around history of these ships and the massive shipbuilding effort .


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Windsor Miller at Read honest /5. Indestructible (Russian: Несокрушимый, romanized: Nesokrushimyy) is a Russian war film directed by Konstantin Maksimov. It was developed under the working title Tankers (Russian: Танкисты, romanized: Tankisty). The film is based on the real story of the feat of the crew of a Soviet KV-1 tank under the command of Semyon Konovalov [], which took part in an unequal.

World War II is also known as the Second World War. It involved the majority of the world's nations, eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, and directly involved more than million people from over 30 countries.

Pages in category "World War II tankers" The following 41 pages are in this category, out of 41 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Having just finished Adam Mako's latest WW2 book; Spearhead I wanted a bit of time to collect my thoughts before trying to write a review.

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Add to Wishlist. by V.S. Alexander. Paperback $ $ Weapons of the Tankers. Harry Yeide. Zenith Imprint. 0 Reviews. Preview this book Other editions - View all. Weapons of the Tankers: American Armor in World War II Harry Yeide No preview available - Common terms and phrases. The tanker war, however, has attracted considerable international interest because it has involved the shipping of many countries.

It is seen as having the potential both to affect world oil exports and prices, and to draw other countries into the conflict. The tanker war is a campaign of economic attrition and political intimidation.

Inthe company published a book, Ships of the ESSO Fleet in World War II, which tells of the history of their tankers. Three of the difficult crew changes will be mentioned. The German-built MS Phoebus arrived in Hamburg, Germany, on 16 Augustfor a two-month repair period.

All US Navy Oilers and tankers of World War II, listed by type and class, with links to individual ships. Ships of the U.S. Navy, AO -- Fleet Oilers Click on "AO-##" for link to page with specifications, history, photographs (where available).

Additional Resources. Liners, Tankers and Merchant Ships looks in detail at of the most widely used types of non-military ships used from the ancient world to the present day. It provides a unique and readily accessible reference guide to the huge diversity of merchant shipping, including passenger ships, oilers, tankers, cargo vessels, fishing craft, ferries, barges, rescue boats, research vessels and the.

Posted 6/13/10 PM, 5 messages. Ships of the Esso fleet in World War II. Standard Oil Company, Panama Transport Company. Standard Oil Company (New Jersey), - History - pages.

0 Reviews. Preview this book. This year we celebrate the th anniversary of America’s involvement in the First World War (WWI), known at that time as the Great War. The Great War was a global war originating in Europe on J and ending on Nov.

11, Review. Zenith Books has been publishing a series of titles aimed at filling the void between too little information and too much.

Take for example their M1 Abrams at War - this title filled a gap between the hobbyist picture books showing the tank in action and the huge volumes of technical and operational detail that goes beyond the interests of the average reader.

Oil tankers are not very vulnerable to damage. 61 percent of the ships attacked during the Tanker War were oil tankers. In total, only 55 of the petroleum tankers (23 percent) were completely sunk or declared CTL, compared to 39 percent of bulk carriers and 34 percent of freighters.[ix].

The Paperback of the Tank Killers: A History of America's World War II Tank Destroyer Force by Harry Yeide at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or 5/5(2). After the war, it would prove a hard habit to break. Bromberg joined the 2nd Armored Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and was assigned to the 2nd Platoon of Fox Company, 66th Armored Regiment of Combat Command A (the equivalent of an infantry regiment).

He soon befriended his fellow tankers. : World War II tankers of the United States: SS Ohio, USS Victoria, USS Caliente, USS Tappahannock, USS Chepachet, USS Aucilla, USS Sangamon () by Source: Wikipedia and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Paperback.

For the Germans it depended on your rank. If you were commanding a tank and your tank was disabled you could tell the lower ranking commander to get out and give you his tank.

And you would go back into battle. Those without tanks were turned into.During World War II, American tankers made 6, voyages to carry 65 million tons of oil and gasoline from the U.S.

and the Caribbean to the war zones and to our Allies. They supplied 80% of the fuel used by bombers, tanks, jeeps and ships during the War. T2-SE-A1 was the workhorse of the tanker fleet ( built): feet long overall.Foreword.

In January the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, and Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Navy agreed that the formation of a joint committee to assess enemy Naval and merchant shipping losses during World War II would be desirable.