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Death Traps

The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II

Death Traps( )
Author: Cooper, Belton Y.
Foreword by: Ambrose, Stephen E.
Publication Date:Apr 2003
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Presidio Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.99
Book Description:

Stephen Ambrose said Cooper "saw more of the war than most. . . and he writes about it better than almost anyone." Publishers Weeklycalled it "Without a doubt, this is one of the finest WWII memoirs ever written." Maintenance seems an unlikely place to encounter indanger. When author Belton Cooper found himself assigned to the hard-charging 3d Armored Division, he discovered that recovering thedivision's broken-down, battle damaged, and even destroyed tanks often took him and his team...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.864 x 4.173 x 1.248 Inches
Book Weight:0.436 Pounds
Author Biography
Cooper, Belton Y. (Author)
Historian Stephen E. Ambrose grew up in Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin and the University of Louisiana.

Ambrose is considered to be one of the foremost historical scholars of recent times and has been a professor for over three decades. He is also the founder and president of the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans.

His works include D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II, Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest and Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West. Abrose served historical consultant on the motion picture Saving Private Ryan.


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