Spear head

a novel
  • 255 Pages
  • 0.21 MB
  • English
Collins , London
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fic
Statementby John Brophy.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B79492 Sp, PR6003.R426 Sp
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6451891M
LC Control Number43008217

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The book follows the stories of tank gunners Clarence and Gustav through the European theater until their wars collide in Cologne as the Allies break into Germany.

Adam Makos’ brilliant and descriptive storytelling paints a clear picture of the men and the battles/5(). The Story When Clarence Smoyer is assigned to the gunner’s seat of his Sherman tank, his crewmates discover that the gentle giant from Pennsylvania has a hidden talent: He’s a natural born shooter.

At first, Clarence and his fellow crews in the legendary 3rd Armored Division—“Spearhead”—thought their tanks were invincible. Having just finished Adam Mako's latest WW2 book; Spearhead I wanted a bit of time to collect my thoughts before trying to write a review.

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Makos, author of "Devotion". Book Summary From the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call comes the riveting World War II story of an American tank gunner's journey into the heart of the Third Reich, where he will meet destiny in an iconic armor duel—and forge an enduring bond with his enemy.

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Historian Makos (A Higher Call) draws on correspondence, secondary sources, and first-person testimony to tell the story of Cpl. Clarence Smoyer and. We have the best-selling book Spearhead available with a bookplate designed exclusively for Valor Studios that has been hand-autographed by author Adam Makos and Spearhead heroes Clarence Smoyer (right) and Buck Marsh.

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Shawn lives on the west coast of Canada and is presently working on supplement books for both Great War Spearhead II and has just released INEPTT II. At first, Clarence and his fellow crews in the legendary 3rd Armored Division - “Spearhead” - thought their tanks were invincible.

Then they met the German Panther, with a gun so murderous it could shoot through one Sherman and into the next. Soon a pattern emerged: The lead tank always gets hit.

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Spearhead An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and A Collision of Lives in World War II (Book): Makos, Adam: Clarence Smoyer began the war as a gentle giant, a factory worker from Pennsylvania coal country reluctant to unleash the power of the Sherman tank he crewed.

But as his tank platoon fought its way from Normandy to the Rhine and beyond, and he watched his. The 3rd Armored Division ("Spearhead") was an armored division of the United States cially nicknamed the "Third Herd," the division was first activated inand was active in the European Theater of World War division was stationed in West Germany for much of the Cold War, and participated in the Persian Gulf 17 Januaryin Branch: United States Army.

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