The 614th Tank Destroyer Battalion

The 614th Tank Destroyer Battalion

Joshua Slocum

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The 614th was formed in July of 1942 at Camp Carson USA, they were to be equipped with towed anti tank artillery firing a 3 inch round, forming the backbone of the anti tank protection in the coming battles in Europe, however as the Author explains, the towed weapons were really out of date , because the Military had assessed the threat from German tanks to be much greater than it really was, also these artillery pieces were not as well suited as tracked anti tank weapons, which came later...

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