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M1a1 Abrams Tanks in action Iraq-73 Easting

Then Cpt. H.R. McMaster discussing the Battle of 73 Easting!

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Comment by Howard Borges on April 15, 2014 at 5:41pm

Cant believe its now been over 23+ Years...  Toujours Pret

Comment by Douglas B. Latford "Mongo" on November 6, 2009 at 2:44pm
HOOOOOOAH whats that thay say about when you "mess with the best"...
I remember very well standing with some guys from one of the "Armor" units watching the guys comming back from gunnery in Graf. Thair tanks had written in big numbers upper scores in the 900's with a couple of 1000's I said thats pritty good but look here comes our guys with big letters written "TOP GUN" with scores of 1000, 1000, 1000, 1000, 1000, 1000 and few lower scores of 995 and nothing lower than 995! As I walked off I looked back and remember him with his mouth open.
Comment by Chris Golden on November 2, 2009 at 1:11pm
That is why it is part of the curriculum at the Armor School and McMaster has parlayed that 23 minutes into a career. Hooah!

And frankly it is the fulfillment of all those days and nights when the ACR's were training to do exactly what happened there.

Of course when I was serving we had the M551 Sheridan - It would not have been the same outcome I suspect using that equipment (coupled with the ever popular M114).
Comment by Jesse Kelley on November 2, 2009 at 12:51pm
Very impressive kill ratio for only 23 minutes.

Thank you Chris

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This is the second version of the Second Cavalry Regiment's DI, finally showing the eight-sided star, authorized 28 April 1924. Due to the sharp points, this design was replaced within the year and is very rare.

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