A military history classic of the rise of America's armored forces from their humble beginnings in borrowed tanks on the battlefields of France in World War I to a thundering crescendo of tactical prowess and lethal power as they spearheaded the liberation of Western Europe in World War II. A brilliant, straightforward study of the men and machines that brought fame to the likes of Generals Patton, Pershing, and Chaffee and the Sherman, Grant, and Lee tanks.
M. H. Gillie was born in Wisconsin and later studied at Cornell. Before settling in Tacoma, Washington, she worked as a teacher and copywriter in New York City. She is deceased.