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Download e-book for kindle: A Tank Gunner's Story: Gunner Gruntz of the 712th Tank by Louis G. Gruntz

By Louis G. Gruntz

ISBN-10: 1625450230

ISBN-13: 9781625450234

A 712th Tank Battalion veteran of Patton's 3rd military lower back domestic after the second one global struggle, yet for over fifty years not often speaks of his wartime reports. His son grows to manhood with just a conception of strive against gleaned from the films of his early life and understanding little of his father's wartime ordeals. in the course of a tough time in his son's existence, the daddy breaks his silence as they trip throughout Europe alongside the conflict course of the 712th Tank Battalion from the hedgerows of Normandy, throughout France to Metz, and during Luxembourg and Germany. this isn't just a tale of the father's wartime reviews, but additionally of the daddy and son's trip, the bond that built among them in addition to the son's swap in notion of strive against. A Soldier's tale: Gunner Gruntz of the 712th Tank Battalion tells the gripping but emotional account of his father's firsthand reports whereas status at the websites the place he battled, used to be wounded, observed associates killed in Normandy and through the conflict of the Bulge, and the place he earned the Bronze big name in bloody strive against. An exhaustive and crucial account of the horrors of warfare the place Gruntz took at the could of the 3rd Reich and Tiger panzers in his Sherman, A Soldier's tale: Gunner Gruntz of the 712th Tank Battalion can also be lavishly illustrated with unpublished interval photographs.

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