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The Spearhead

Howard M. Conner

The Spearhead

the World War II history of the 5th Marine Division.

by Howard M. Conner

  • 86 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Infantry Journal Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Pacific Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Marine Corps. 5th division.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.37 5th .C6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination325 p.
      Number of Pages325
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6073357M
      LC Control Number50013407
      OCLC/WorldCa490849

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      Spearhead is a little known novel of the War, but is filled with details based on the author’s own wartime experiences, plus examines the deeper moral questions of the conflict. #1Bestseller in [pdf] [tuebl] [kindle] [epub] [mobi] [audiobook], #1 e-Book New Release.   The New York Times Bestseller'Brilliant Gripping' Wall Street JournalFrom the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Higher Call comes the riveting World War II story of an American tank gunner's journey into the heart of the Third Reich. At first, gunner Clarence Smoyer and his fellow crewmen in the legendary 3rd Armored Division - 'Spearhead' - thought their tanks were invincible.4/5(4).

        "Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II" by Adam Makos (Ballantine Books), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available via Amazon adammakos.   The story of Spearhead in the West recounts the early history of the 3rd Armored Division, its training in various locations, both in the United States and in England, and its combat record from Normandy to the banks of the River Elbe, in Germany. The book is conveniently divided into three Brand: Lucknow Books.


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About Spearhead. THE NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, LOS ANGELES TIMES, AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER “A band of brothers in an American tank Makos drops the reader back into the Pershing’s turret and dials up a battle scene to rival the peak moments of Fury.” —The Wall Street Journal From the author of the international bestseller A Higher Call comes the riveting World.

Adam Makos has written a great book of the story of "Spearhead" the Story of Cpl. Clarence Smoyer (Eagle 7). Clarence served in Easy Company 2nd Battalion 32nd Armor Regiment as a gunner on a Pershing Tank.

His story tells of the Battle of Cologne and the tank battle that took place in front of the Kölner Dom, officially Hohe Domkirche Sankt /5(). The Spearhead: The World War 2 History of the 5th Marine Division [Conner, Howard M] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Spearhead: The World War 2 5/5(4). Having just finished Adam Mako's latest WW2 book; Spearhead I wanted a bit of time to collect my thoughts before trying to write a review. This is an excellent book of soldiers at war, a tankers eye-view of the conflict through his periscope or his gun sight/5.

At first, Clarence and his fellow crews in the legendary 3rd Armored Division—“Spearhead”—thought their tanks were invincible. Then they met the German Panther, with a gun so murderous it could shoot through one Sherman and into the next.

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Jon Meyer sat. Praise for Spearhead “A detailed, gripping account the remarkable story of two tank crewmen, from opposite sides of the conflict, who endure the grisly nature of tank warfare.” “A superb book that combines a firsthand look at war with a story of healing.” Pages:   Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since America in the form of the Pershing tank, introduced by the legendary commander Maj.

Gen. Maurice Rose, who led the Spearhead Division. In it, Smoyer would charge into Germany’s fortress city, Cologne. "Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II" (★★★★ out of four, Ballantine Books, pp.) is Author: George Petras.

Spearhead definition is - the sharp-pointed head of a spear. How to use spearhead in a sentence. Adam Makos (born ) is an American writer, editor, historian and publisher. Makos specializes in war novels and biographies appearing on the New York Times Best Seller list twice for his works Spearhead and A Higher Call.

While in high school Makos was one of the founding members of Valor a magazine depicting veterans stories ranging from World War I to Iraq : (age 38–39), Williamsport, Pennsylvania, U.S. At this time all the "Spearhead" signing events are complete. A big thank you to everyone who came out to be part of the national book tour.

News Updates. Don't miss a book release. Join Adam's mailing list for email notification of special events, incentives, book-to-film news, and more. Your e-mail address will be kept private and you. Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II Adam Makos.

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Claustrophobes, beware. "Spearhead" spends many of its pages inside tanks -- doughty Shermans, dreaded Panthers, one mighty Pershing in particular -- Author: Philip Kopper. Hardback or Cased Book.

Condition: New. The Spearhead: The World War II History of the 5th Marine Division. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Spearhead the World War II history of the 5th Marine Division [Leather Bound] Howard M.

Conner. “Spearhead shimmers in eclipsing moments of valor, luck and compassion. A gripping read.” —The Washington Times “A superb book that combines a firsthand look at. Books Bookshelf ‘Spearhead’ Review: Beyond the Front Lines In World War II, every American tank became a rolling town on tracks.

By Jonathan W. At first, Clarence and his fellow crews in the legendary 3rd Armored Division - “Spearhead” - thought their tanks were invincible. Then they met the German Panther, with a gun so murderous it could shoot through one Sherman and into the next. Soon a pattern emerged: The lead tank always gets hit.

This Book was amazing, Adam Makos is an.New book by Pat Keady, titled "Spearhead" did not really feel like a book, but an experience like no other. From the first page you are submerged into the author's mind/heart/soul. It was like hearing your closest friend sharing his intimate self with you.5/5(3).

The book I read to research this post was Spearhead Assault by John Geddes which is an excellent book which I bought from a secondhand bookstore. This book is mostly about the battle at Goose Green during the Falklands Conflict at which the author who was in /5.