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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.

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info_outline Episode 62: Cult of Personality 11/21/2020
info_outline Food and War 11/15/2020
info_outline You could die laughing: Stories of Humor and War 11/04/2020
info_outline Cannon Fodder: Arnold Brown, Part 2 11/01/2020
info_outline Arnold Brown, Part 1 10/26/2020
info_outline My Father's Tank Battalion: Booze and War 10/15/2020
info_outline Lieutenant Dale Albee Part 3: Handlebar Hank 10/09/2020
info_outline Dale Albee, Part 2 10/02/2020
info_outline Dale Albee Part 1 09/25/2020
info_outline The Kissless Bride, a "Late Date," and The Richest Man in Town 09/13/2020
info_outline Forrest Dixon Part 2 09/10/2020
info_outline Forrest Dixon, Part 1 09/05/2020
info_outline "Those 88s Are Breaking Up That Old Squad of Mine" 08/31/2020
info_outline Ed Stuever Part 2: "Watch My Smoke" 08/09/2020
info_outline Ed "Smoky" Stuever Part 1 07/31/2020
info_outline Tail Gunner Sam Part 2 07/12/2020
info_outline Tail Gunner Sam Part 1 07/05/2020
info_outline Big Andy 06/21/2020
info_outline The Company Commander 06/15/2020
info_outline The 4th of July on the 6th of June 06/06/2020
info_outline Good News Bad News 05/30/2020
info_outline Memorial Day: Pine Valley 05/25/2020
info_outline Paris, Illinois 05/16/2020
info_outline This episode is personal 05/09/2020
info_outline How Cold Was It? The Battle of the Bulge 04/26/2020
info_outline Sam and Joe 04/18/2020
info_outline "The Iron Cross and a Three-Day Pass": Habscheid 04/12/2020
info_outline A couple of tankers talking World War II 04/06/2020
info_outline A tank recovery unit driver in World War II 03/28/2020