761st Tank Battalion and Allied Veterans Association


Credit: Paul L. Bates, Colonel USA Retired, Commander of the 761st – To: Joe Wilson, Jr. – whose father was a very courageous, intelligent, brave member of the 761st Tank Battalion. A unit that fought with 7 different infantry divisions in six countries in central Europe for 163 days without a break. The 761st Tank Battalion has the Presidential Unit Citation ofr Extraordinary Heroism in Military Operations Against an Armed Enemy. My nickname used by the men: “The Great White Father”


  • Anonymous coward on 2006-May-16 05:09:42 Anonymous coward said

    M. Smith
    American Hero, Thank you Sir for all you have done in times when it was not so popular. I for one am grateful!
  • Anonymous coward on 2006-Dec-04 23:47:25 Anonymous coward said

    SSG M. Kemp
    From everything I've read, this man embodied the Army Values long before they were written and taught as they are today. for him, I guess they were simply, human values. Thank you.

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