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Burning Steel

History Happy Hour Episode 114: Tank Warfare Against the Nazis

Guest: Peter Hart

Sunday, September 25, 2022

This Week on History Happy Hour: Tank warfare on the battlefields of Europe. Chris and Rick welcome Peter Hart, author of the book Burning Steel. Peter’s book tells story of a single British tank regiment, the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, that saw action from Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge. Peter has done intensive oral histories with the soldiers. Their personal recollections, raw and visceral, tell the dramatic story of a tank regiment at war against the Nazis. Sir Max Hastings calls the book “A superb account of the tactics that [...] more
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