[PDF FREE] (The Black Panthers) by Gina M. DiNicolo


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  • The Black Panthers
  • Gina M. DiNicolo
  • English
  • 21 March 2020
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Characters The Black Panthers Summary ´ The Black Panthers 102 Gina M. DiNicolo Ö 2 Download For this they earned a coveted assignment to fight under the command of General George S Patton and go head to head with the best of Hitler’s arsenal Moving to the front in November 1944 trial by fire soon shook the unit to its core Ambushed by a veteran German force the 761st suffered heavy casualties in the confusion as they cut their way out of the trap But the men rallied to overcome self doubt and vindicate their losses uickly battle hardened the tankers saw intense combat through November and when Germany launched its last ditch offensive through the Ardennes in December the 761st fought side by side with Patton’s Third Army Moving swiftly the unit helped check the German advance cut resupply routes to the forces surrounding beleaguered Bastogne and drove the enemy back recapturing towns cruci This was an interesting read It was interesting in the fact that I learned another fascinating piece of American miltitary history and that I learned of this awesome batalion While reading the book though I found that there would be moments when the book poped and moments when I felt lost and it dragged on I am glad that I read the book utlimately and would still suggest it for reading to those who enjoy military history or World War II Forensic Analysis and DNA in Criminal Investigations: Including Cold Cases Solved earned a coveted assignment to fight under the command of General George S Patton and go head to head with the best of Hitler’s arsenal Moving to the front in November 1944 trial by fire soon shook the unit to its core Ambushed by a veteran German force the 761st suffered heavy casualties in the confusion as they cut their way out of the trap But the men rallied to overcome self doubt and vindicate their losses uickly battle hardened the tankers saw intense combat through November and when Germany launched its last ditch offensive through the Ardennes in December the 761st fought side by side with Patton’s Third Army Moving swiftly the unit helped check the German advance cut resupply routes to the forces surrounding beleaguered Bastogne and drove the Constantine and the Council of Nicaea: Defining Orthodoxy and Heresy in Christianity, 325 CE enemy back recapturing towns cruci This was an interesting read It was interesting in the fact that I learned another fascinating piece of American miltitary history and that I learned of this awesome batalion While reading the book though I found that there would be moments when the book poped and moments when I felt lost and it dragged on I am glad that I read the book utlimately and would still suggest it for reading to those who Le Corbusier. meubles et interieurs 1905–1965 enjoy military history or World War II

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Characters The Black Panthers Summary ´ The Black Panthers 102 Gina M. DiNicolo Ö 2 Download In a Segregated Military the African American Ard Unit That Helped Patton Check the German Advance Close the Rhine Ring and Spearhead a New Postwar ArmyKnown primarily for being the first African American ard unit to see combat in World War II and as future baseball star Jackie Robinson’s onetime outfit the 761st Tank Battalion was forged in a devil’s cauldron of heat and prejudice at Camp Claiborne Louisiana Here most viewed the tankers as tokens in a racial experiment rather than as fellow American soldiers who would actually be deployed to fight a common enemy Led by a small cadre of white and black officers the 761st trained to the pinnacle of its craft The Black Panthers as they soon were called proved their battle prowess against other units bound for combat on the parched Texas training fields From Publishers Weekly August 2014 DiNicolo a historian and a former contributing editor at Military Officer examines the origins training and triumphs of the first African American ard unit during WWII the 761st Tank Battalion called The Black Panthers She blends declassified military documents with personal interviews to add texture and context fleshing out the lives of unit recruits William McBurney Paul Bates Ivan Harrison Trezzvant Anderson Theodore Windsor and Ruben Rivers who would be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor as they endure humiliation and harassment in Jim Crow America while the military brass debated what role the black soldier could play DiNicolo brings readers up close with a view from the turret inside the M3 Stuart light and M4 Sherman medium tanks with two30s caliber machine guns and a 50 caliber gun explaining armor tactics mixing these tracked vehicles with infantry gunnery skills and communications However the book really heats up when she writes of the intense deadly clashes with General Patton s 761st tanks taking on the powerful German Panzer units in snowy forests and French towns Written with fine detail and in a spirited style DiNicolo s tribute to The Black Panthers illuminates a fighting ard unit that made both their community and their country proudRobert S Cameron Review The Black Panthers succeeds on multiple levels It chronicles the organization training and combat operations of a separate tank battalion in World War II shedding light on a lesser known aspect of America s ard experience Its greatest strength however lies in the attention given to the individuals who served in the 761st Tank Battalion The result is a rich narrative of disparate individuals with their own personal aspirations and fears who forge a winning teamRobert S Cameron author of Mobility Shock and Firepower The Emergence of the US Army s Armor Branch 1917 1945

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Characters The Black Panthers Summary ´ The Black Panthers 102 Gina M. DiNicolo Ö 2 Download Al to the final defeat of GermanyIn The Black Panthers A Story of Race War and Courage the 761st Tank Battalion in World War II historian Gina M DiNicolo tells the full and unvarnished history of this important American fighting force Relying on extensive archival research including documents that had not been consulted in previous accounts and interviews with surviving soldiers and family members the author describes the unit’s training deployment combat and individuals such as Sgt Ruben Rivers one of only seven African American men awarded the Medal of Honor for World War II heroism The professionalism dedication and courage of the 761st and other non white units made clear that the strength of the American army in the future lay with integration one of the enduring accomplishments of these serviceme To publish a book chronicling the trials and tribulations of the first African American Tank Battalion is superb DiNicolo etches a perfect tale of courage valor and even racial tensions in this book The chapter on Jackie Robinson was incredible too Overall a great book that deserves respect than it originally does


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