The men who repaired the tanks of a U.S. Army division saw firsthand the failure of American armored doctrine

Kelly, C. Brian
April 1999
Military History;Apr99, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p82
Recounts the duties of Belton Y. Cooper of Birmingham, Alabama as an ordinance lieutenant attached to the United States Army's 3rd Armored Division during World War II. Task of Cooper and his detachment; Responsibilities of Cooper; Armored doctrine of the United States; Disadvantages.


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