Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II :: Belton Y. Cooper

Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II :: Belton Y. Cooper soon to be presented for sale on the lustrous BookLovers of Bath web site!

Novato: Presidio Press, 1998, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Maps; Frontispiece; Appendices (3);

From the cover: As American tanks raced across France, one fact became immediately clear: One on one, the Sherman tank with its 75mm main gun was overmatched by the more heavily armoured and heavily gunned German tanks that it faced across the battlefield. The resulting losses were staggering and America simply couldnt get new equipment to France fast enough to keep our armed forces up to strength.

As a young ordnance lieutenant in the 3rd Armor Division, it was Belton Coopers job to travel with the combat units during the day and assist in coordinating the recover…

Introduction by: Stephen E. Ambrose

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xiv) 324 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my Military History catalogue?


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