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Tango0111 Jul 2018 2:59 p.m. PST

….World War II in His Tank

"Private First Class Irving Bromberg saw a huge puff of smoke erupt from the German tank's cannon muzzle as it headed straight for his M4 Sherman tank. The round streaked past and missed.

Bromberg sat next to the driver in the bow gunner's seat manning a .30-caliber machine gun. His turret gunner fired the tank's 75mm cannon, also missing, but the American cannon had an advantage: an automatic breech-loader. The spent shell quickly popped out of the breech and the loader shoved in another round. The gunner fired a second round before the German could reload. The second round blasted the enemy tank…"
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Armand

Hlaven Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2018 6:55 p.m. PST

Thank you for posting. I started reading this and couldn't stop. Very interesting and written well.

Personal logo Condotta Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2018 8:29 p.m. PST

Agree, interesting story, and his poignant remarks about sharing his experiences hopefully will inspire others to share their experiences. Thanks, Tango.

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2018 3:40 a.m. PST

Ditto.

Rick

Tango0112 Jul 2018 10:28 a.m. PST

Happy you enjoyed it my friends!. (smile)

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Armand

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