Book Alert:Armored Strike Force: The Photo History of the American 70th Tank Battalion in World War II

Amazon is listing a July 1, 2016 release date for the title Armored Strike Force: The Photo History of the American 70th Tank Battalion in World War II by Charles C. Roberts Jr.  This is a 272 page hard cover from Stackpole Books.

Publishers Description:

The U.S. 70th Tank Battalion boasts one of the most impressive combat records of any American armored unit in World War II. It landed in North Africa as part of Operation Torch and participated in the invasion of Sicily, D-Day, the Normandy campaign, the Battle of the Bulge, and the final drive into Germany. It remains in service today as the 70th Armor Regiment, the U.S. Army’s most decorated armor unit.

  • The story-in-photos of one of the most distinguished American tank units of World War II
  • A remarkable assortment of photos, most of them from veterans and other private sources
  • Depicts vehicles, soldiers, equipment, terrain, behind-the-lines activities, and much more