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By Willy Peter Reese

A Stranger to Myself: The Inhumanity of battle, Russia 1941-44 is the haunting memoir of a tender German soldier at the Russian entrance in the course of global struggle II. Willy Peter Reese used to be in basic terms two decades previous while he chanced on himself marching via Russia with orders to take no prisoners.

Three years later he was once useless. Bearing witness to--and engaging in--the atrocities of warfare, Reese recorded his reflections in his diary, forsaking an clever, touching, and illuminating point of view on existence at the japanese entrance. He documented the carnage perpetrated through each side, the destruction which was once exacerbated through the younger soldiers' starvation, frostbite, exhaustion, and their day-by-day fight to outlive. And he wrestled together with his personal sins, with the conclusion that what he and his fellow squaddies had performed to civilians and enemies alike used to be unforgivable, together with his starting to be expertise of the Nazi rules towards Jews, and together with his deep disillusionment with himself and his fellow men.

An overseas sensation, A Stranger to Myself is an unforgettable account of guys at battle.

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A Stranger to Myself: The Inhumanity of struggle, Russia 1941-44 is the haunting memoir of a tender German soldier at the Russian entrance in the course of global conflict II. Willy Peter Reese used to be basically 20 years previous whilst he came upon himself marching via Russia with orders to take no prisoners.

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The pilot had a slab of steel welded to the back of the turret to act as a counterbalance to the new gun. com 33 34 this was dropped because of problems locating enough armor plate. In mid-March 1945, the army began to collect supplies to begin modifying the first batch of 300 75mm gun tanks to 76mm guns, a process that was expected to take 45–60 days. In the event, the project was suspended on April 14, 1945 because of the much improved flow of M4 (76mm) tanks from the United States to Europe.

In mid-May 1945, ETOUSA asked the 6th Army Group if they wanted the M4 and M4A3 (17-pdr) for units slated to be deployed in Japan. They recommended against deploying them to the Pacific and instead suggested they be retained in Europe for occupation duty. The fate of these tanks after the war is unclear. THE M4 (76MM) IN OTHER THEATERS Although the M4 (76mm) was most widely used in the ETO, some were deployed in much more modest numbers with US units in the Italian theater. Of the first batch of 250 M4A3 (76mm) tanks sent to Europe in the summer of 1944, 140 were allocated to units in the Mediterranean.

M. 5 Bastogne, relief of (1945) 16, 18, 23 Bradley, Gen. Omar 16 British Army M4 modifications (Sherman Fireflies) 16, 17, 34, 36-7 M4 use 3, 6, 16, 35, 38-9, 39 tank gun development 4, 5-6, 8-10 Bulge, Battle of the (1944-45) 8, 19, 20, 22 camouflage 19, 24, 33, 38, 44, 46, A, G1 Camp Young, California 5 Clarke, Col. Bruce 21 Devers, Gen. Jacob 5, 6, 7, 9 Eisenhower, Dwight D. 15, 17 El Alamein, battle of (1942) 3 engines 17, 37, 42 equipment “donkey sights” 36 dozer blades 34, 37 flame throwers 10 gun sights 6 hedgerow cutters 3 machine gun mounts 47 muzzle brakes 10-11, 37, 47 radio boxes 34 smoke dischargers 21 Fort Knox 21 French Army M4 use and modifications 39, 40, 41, 42, 44-5, C1 48 Gaffey, Maj.

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