Return to the Rapido: Company D/F, 81st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Armored Division

by L.E. Anderson

Merriam Press World War II Memoir

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A remarkable memoir of service by a tanker with the 81st Reconnaissance Battalion of the 1st Armored Division, equipped initially with the Light Tank M3 "Stuart" and later the Light Tank M24 "Chaffee".

Covers the unit's service, from pre-war training, through shipment overseas to England, then to Northern Ireland, back to England, then to North Africa, and on to Italy where it ended the war.

Contents

Life in the Homeland

This is the Army

An Irish Summer

Prelude to Peril

Africa and the Arabs

Axis Encounter

Axis Defeat

Rest and Respite

Return to the Rapido

Enemies Become Friends

On to Rome

Pursuit to Pisa

Appennine Winter

Unconditional Surrender

Chronology

250 6x9-inch pages, 8 photos, 6 maps

Return to the Rapido: Company D/F, 81st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Armored Division

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