By Tom Clancy
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A penetrating glance within an armored cavalry regiment—the know-how, the options, and the people...profiled by means of Tom Clancy.
His first non-fiction booklet, Submarine, captured the truth of existence aboard a nuclear warship. Now, the number one bestselling writer of Clear and current Danger and Without Remorse portrays today's army as purely military group of workers can be aware of it.
With a similar compelling, you-are-there immediacy of his acclaimed fiction, Tom Clancy offers exact descriptions of tanks, helicopters, artillery, and more—the awesome know-how in the back of the U. S. military. He captures army life—from the drama of strive against to the day-by-day routine—with overall accuracy, and divulges the jobs and missions that experience in recent times amazing our combating forces.
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February 1927. The 10th Regiment was based as follows: Headquarters Battery and 1st Battery, Chicago; Service Battery, Cincinnati; Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, Headquarters Battery, 2d Battalion, and 6th China Duty By early March, the 2d Brigade under General Feland, with the 5th Regiment providing the rifle muscle, was in Nicaragua keeping the peace. The situation in China, however, was heating up. Fighting between the Cantonese armies led by Battery, St. Louis; 9th and 13th Batteries, Kansas City; and 11th Battery at Cleveland.
For better firing ranges, arrangements were made to utilize the Army's Camp Meade, located in Maryland midway between Baltimore and Washington. On 21 August, the regiment made a motor march to its perennial stopover, Haines Point, and arrived at Camp Meade the next day. 8 The 10th Regiment continued working on the Quantico Officers' Club. " The year's work began under supervision of Captain William P. T. Hill, a former wartime member of the Azores-based 1st Aeronautic Company during World War I, future major general, and longtime at the Army post, the regiment shared the range with the 16th Field Artillery, US Army (75mm, Quartermaster General of the Marine Corps.
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