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Through Mud & Blood to the Green Fields Beyond

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Through Mud & Blood to the Green Fields Beyond

The First Official Account of the Royal Armoured Corps
  • by Frank Owen and H. W. AtkinsOriginally published in 1945 by the War Office
  • 76 pages
  • 76 photos
  • 7 maps
  • 4 drawings
  • 2 color illustrations
  • PDF file - #L48-PDF
A brief history of the RAC from its inception in World War I through the Normandy invasion. Approximately half the book deals with training a recruit to be a tanker. The remainder deals with the RAC at war, especially in North Africa.

 

Contents
  • Battle Honours Won by Regiments of the RAC

  • The Tank is Born

  • The Tank Grows Up

  • Civilian Into Soldier

  • One Man, Many Jobs

  • Trooper Into Officer

  • Royal Armoured Corps

  • War in the Sand

  • The Changing Shape of Tank War

  • Into Battle

 

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