Links

Sherman Tanks

1) Inside the Sherman (“Battle Stations: Sherman Assault,” War History documentary, 44 min.); https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=calKsejQkoc; min. 7–13: inside the tank, crew life

2) Sherman radial engine coughs to life, tank drives on beach (3 min); https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A4SJ5XTPMg

3) Driving a Sherman around for a crowd, shooting 75mm gun (9.5 min.); https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHH3WM_8F0g

 

General Patton

1) The Patton Myth; http://professorbuzzkill.com/general-george-patton-myth

2) Speech June 9, 1945, from the LA Colliseum; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSySTnGS1M4

3) Patton 1970 movie, speech to troops,George C. Scott; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYhHIe_UELM

 

Recommended Books

1) Leo Barron, author, Patton at the Battle of the Bulge; http://www.leobarron.com

2) Don Fox, author, Patton’s Vanguard, the US 4th Armored Division;
https://www.amazon.com/Pattons-Vanguard-United-Armored-Division/dp/078643094X

3) Domes, P., and Heinlein, M., (Alarm! Die Panzerspitze Kommt!!!)—soon to be available in English (Task Force Baum: Behind Enemy Lines!); http://www.taskforcebaum.de

4) Tons of free official US Government, CMH books, and maps on war in Europe & Pacific;
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA

5) Viet Nam War. A buddy of mine, Krebsbach, Fred. Okay Okay; https://www.amazon.com/Okay-Fred-Krebsbach/dp/0989671011

 

Recommended Websites

1) Hard to find information on the Third Army. After action report: Third US Army, 1 August 1944–9 May 1945. Vol I, the operations;
http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/ref/collection/p4013coll8/id/2212

2) Complete free copy of XII Corps WWII Spearhead to Victory; www.90thdivisionassoc.org/afteractionreports/pdf/xiicorpshist.pdf

3) Unit histories in WWII (every country);
http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../units_index/units.asp

4) Peter Domes and Martin Heinlein; http://www.taskforcebaum.de

5) National WWII Museum, New Orleans; http://www.nationalww2museum.org

6) 9th Infantry Division; https://9thinfantrydivision.net

7) WWII history home page; http://www.worldwar2history.info

8) History, strategy, leadership, games; http://www.armchairgeneral.com

9) Schevenhuette history, geneology; http://www.schevenhuette.com

10) My colleague, Jerome Leclerc’s Memorial to Lorraine, France, 1939-1945 (in French but can translate); http://espacedememoire.fr

11) Interesting  website with links upon links (Thanks Maddie and Lucas); https://www.titlemax.com/articles/cars-tanks-airplanes-of-wwii/

 

A very good Russian tank movie called “The White Tiger”

This story is kind of fantasy, surreal, a bit of Moby Dick, but technically very good on tank warfare (1:44:05);

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiGDJ5-dXaI

 

Recommended Military Magazines

1) After the Battle (ATB); https://www.afterthebattle.com

2) WWII history magazine; http://www.historynet.com/worldwar2

3) WWII history magazine; http://warfarehistorynetwork.com/magazine/wwii-history-magazine

4) ATB magazines, books, DVDs, online; http://www.rzm.com/main/main.cfm