Here is an article about the U.S. Army's M-2 Half Track of W.W. II and what was involved in the training for their five-man crews. We got a kick learning that these men were not simply trained to fire their 37 and 75 mm. mounted guns, but also instructed in all other manner of tank fighting methods:
"Another little trick they master is the construction of a "sticky grenade"; a white sock filled with TNT, soaked in heavy axle grease to triple it's detonating power. This sticks like glue; and if it explodes near the tank's ventilators -- that's all, brother."
Click here to read about the TD units that fought at the Battle of the Bulge.
Click here to read an article from YANK about the M2 Half-Track.
Click here to read about the Patton Tank in the Korean War...
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