On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Way Back When history show, award-winning author and military historian Mike Guardia discusses his latest book, “American Armor in the Pacific” in the Casemate Illustrated series. The book explores American armor during the Pacific Campaign of WWII, from 1942-45. During this period there were over twenty major tank battles and operations where tanks provided heavy support to infantry units. These operations include the battle of Tarawa and the Bougainville Campaign.
Featured music is “Fortune Favors the Brave” by the Walk-A-Bout Band.