Typically our “Book Alert” posts are about books that have yet to be released. This book alert is a little different, this is a book that was released a few years back but is available for free download. For those interested in the history of the US Armor branch from 1917 – 1945, this book by Robert S. Cameron will be a welcome addition to their PDF library.
CMH Pub 30-23-1. Army Historical Series. Captures the multifaceted development of the Armored Force from its inauspicious beginnings in World War 1 to its fully mature, operational status at the close of World War 2. Provides an excellent case study in force transformation. Gives attention to training maneuvers conducted in the interwar period. Source material includes reports, memorandums, and correspondence of the majors, lieutenant colonels, and colonels associated with armored development since World War I. First published in 2008.