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War As My Fathers Tank Battalion Knew It

Aaron Elson went to a reunion of the 712th Tank Battalion in 1987, seven years after his father passed away. Aaron was so moved by the stories the veterans shared that he returned two reunions later with a tape recorder. The rest is history. Oral history.

info_outline A tank recovery unit driver in World War II 03/28/2020
info_outline The Man Who Wasn't There 03/08/2020
info_outline Once Upon a Tank in the Bulge 03/02/2020
info_outline "What Do You Want, To Live Forever?" 02/23/2020
info_outline The Road to Falaise 02/16/2020
info_outline Valentine's Day 02/05/2020
info_outline Lieutenant Warfield's Widow 01/20/2020
info_outline Hill 122 Part 9: The Turning Plow 12/25/2019
info_outline Hill 122 Part 8: "It says here hand to hand combat ... that's me." 12/15/2019
info_outline Hill 122, Part 7: A Side Trip to Anzio 11/18/2019
info_outline Hill 122, Part 6: No Man's Land 11/10/2019
info_outline Hill 122, Part 5: Jim Flowers' statement 11/07/2019
info_outline Hill 122, Part 4: Survivor Guilt 11/04/2019
info_outline Episode 21: Hill 122, Part 3: The motorcycle (kettenrad) 10/29/2019
info_outline Hill 122 Part 2: Louis Gerrard 10/22/2019
info_outline Hill 122 Part 1 10/18/2019
info_outline Episode 18: The Kassel Mission Part 2: George Collar 09/30/2019
info_outline The Kassel Mission, Part 1 09/23/2019
info_outline The Barroom Brawl 09/12/2019
info_outline The Patton Episode 08/29/2019
info_outline Conversation With a Tank Gunner 08/19/2019
info_outline Never Salute an Officer With a Cigarette in Your Hand 08/13/2019
info_outline Bellied up on a hedgerow, and other stories 08/06/2019
info_outline A Tale of Two Tonsillectomies 08/02/2019
info_outline The Runaway Tank 07/26/2019
info_outline The Death of Shorty 07/16/2019
info_outline This Old Horse 07/07/2019
info_outline The Fourth of July, 1944 07/04/2019
info_outline Pfaffenheck, Part 3: The telegram 06/23/2019
info_outline A Cow in a Tree 06/21/2019