Mobility, Shock, and Firepower
The Emergence of the U.S. Army's Armor Branch, 1917-1945Book - 2008
Captures the multifaceted development of the Armored Force from its inauspicious beginnings in World War 1 to its fully mature, operational status at the close of World War 2. Provides an excellent case study in force transformation. Gives attention to training maneuvers conducted in the interwar period. Source material includes reports, memorandums, and correspondence of the majors, lieutenant colonels, and colonels associated with armored development since World War I.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2008
Characteristics: xx, 562 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Emergence of the U.S. Army's armor branch, 1917-1945