A Tank Gunner's Story: Gunner Gruntz of the 712th Tank by Louis G. Gruntz

By Louis G. Gruntz

A 712th Tank Battalion veteran of Patton's 3rd military back domestic after the second one global warfare, yet for over fifty years not often speaks of his wartime reports. His son grows to manhood with just a belief of wrestle gleaned from the films of his adolescence and understanding little of his father's wartime ordeals. in the course of a tricky time in his son's lifestyles, the daddy breaks his silence as they shuttle throughout Europe alongside the conflict path 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 reports, but in addition of the daddy and son's trip, the bond that constructed among them in addition to the son's switch in conception of wrestle. 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, was once wounded, observed neighbors killed in Normandy and through the conflict of the Bulge, and the place he earned the Bronze famous person in bloody wrestle. An exhaustive and crucial account of the horrors of conflict 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in his Sherman, A Soldier's tale: Gunner Gruntz of the 712th Tank Battalion is additionally lavishly illustrated with unpublished interval photographs.

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