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Death traps

Kay Cleaver Strahan

Death traps

by Kay Cleaver Strahan

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Published by Pub. for The Crime club, inc., by Doubleday, Doran & company, inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Kay Cleaver Strahan...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S894 Dd2, PS3537.T776 Dd2
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6743819M
LC Control Number30015340
OCLC/WorldCa1822481

Donna, here is a site that has some info on the traps rehuntersuniver also there is a decent book on them but it's getting h reality of 'death traps'? - Page 3 - .   Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II - Ebook written by Belton Y. Cooper. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II/5(99).

  The book itself is called Death Traps' and it refers to the thousands of crew members who died or were injured in Sherman tanks because the tank was designed by a committee and it was no match for German panzers with far superior armour and fire-power. The book is a personal account of Belton Y. Cooper's experiences in the battle to defeat Germany/5(). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II by Belton Y. Cooper (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!/5(8).

Death Traps is an interesting and very readable memoir of a time when American soldiers went into battle with second rate weapons, and the price they paid to defeat a better equipped foe. Coopers’s book is somewhat unusual in that Cooper served in a support unit instead of combat arms. His duties, however, were anything but safe. Fourteen-year-old Tyce Sanders definitely has an exciting life! He's a virtual reality specialist living in an experimental community on the planet Mars. Life may not always be easy in the year , but there are always new things to explore. Tyce finds that the mysteries of his strange surroundings lead him to his greatest discovery--a new relationship with God/5(13).


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Death traps by Kay Cleaver Strahan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book itself is called Death Traps' and it refers to the thousands of crew members who died or were injured in Sherman tanks because the tank was designed by a committee and it was no match for German panzers with far superior armour and fire-power.

The book is a personal account of Belton Y. Cooper's experiences in the battle to defeat Germany/5(). The book kinda bias about riding a death traps, he still alive and well after the war. T can be consider as a death traps due to its deliberate crude design. The writer kinda forgot that they are on the offensive back then which makes them get shot first.

Some aspect like wished on getting better equipment makes him forgot that the factory 4/5(70). Death Traps is an unusual book. It is written in the style of a memoir, but it also presents itself as a history of the 3rd Armored Division, the unit in which Cooper served as an ordnance Lieutenant.

The main theme of the book is that M4 Sherman was, as the title implies, a “death trap” to the men that operated them.

"Death Trap" is a disturbing tale. Yes, how Jessica persuaded her new husband, the Alabama policeman, to fire eight bullets into Alan and Terra Bates (her ex and his new wife) as they sat on the sofa in Jessica's house, stuff them into the trunk of their car, and drive it to Georgia where thye set it afire is *quite* disturbing/5().

Death Trap book. Read 84 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A chilling tale of a sociopathic wife and mothercompelling. --New Y /5. About Death Traps “An important contribution to the history of World War II I have never before been able to learn so much about maintenance methods of an armored division, with precise details that underline the importance of the work, along with descriptions of how the job was done.”—Russell F.

Weigley, author of Eisenhower’s Lieutenants. "Death Traps" is about survival and resourcefulness in the face of brutal conditions. This book is a must read for anyone interested in America's armored forces in WW2.

Popular CategoriesCited by: 3. The problem is not that Death Traps is "Irrelevant". The problem is that people are focusing on the wrong parts of his book and taking those wrong parts as accurate.

Read the book and consider as it is read. If it's something he saw, it's likely reasonably reliable. If it's something he opined, then it's an opinion.

Take it for what it's worth. “In a down-to-earth style, Death Traps tells the compelling story of one man’s assignment to the famous 3rd Armored Division that spearheaded the American advance from Normandy into Germany. Cooper served as an ordnance officer with the forward elements and was responsible for coordinating the recovery and repair of damaged American tanks/5(36).

Death Traps is well worth reading, but the work is not without its faults. The book contains only a couple of maps and virtually no photographs. Racing along the front lines to ensure the delivery of tanks to frontline units, the author was clearly too busy to. Death Traps, by Belton Cooper.

It keeps coming up in forum threads as people keep citing it, so I figured I may as well make my position clear in a more formal manner. The book, commonly found, is well-written, an easy read, and provides good insight as to the thinkings and workings of a junior grade Ordnance officer in a field unit.

“In a down-to-earth style, Death Traps tells the compelling story of one man’s assignment to the famous 3rd Armored Division that spearheaded the American advance from Normandy into Germany.

Cooper served as an ordnance officer with the forward elements and was responsible for coordinating the recovery and repair of damaged American tanks/5(91).

Truth Saves Us from the Death Traps. Temptations aren’t presented to us with detailed warning labels describing the junk that will happen if we choose to act on a lie. Most often, we don’t even recognize the lie in the first place. Enter God’s Word. It’s the Truth that exposes the lies.

Death Traps. 79 likes. Death Traps. Yep it's time to crack open another can of whoop ass and check out the EHS session with Death ers:   His stories are vivid, enlightening, full of life—and of pain, sorrow, horror, and triumph.”—Stephen E.

Ambrose, from his Foreword “In a down-to-earth style, Death Traps tells the compelling story of one man’s assignment to the famous 3rd Armored Division that spearheaded the American advance from Normandy into Germany.4/5(5).

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“The 3rd Armored Division entered combat in Normandy with M-4 Sherman tanks,” writes Belton Cooper, author of the appropriately named Death Traps, a study of U.S.

armored divisions and. Although the death traps work fine, they can't stop, well, Death himself from stealing the diamond.

A deleted scene from Raising Steam (included in the exclusive Discworld Convention Folio) has Moist meet a dwarf whose job is maintaining and resetting the traps in a dungeon. Death Traps by Belton Y. Cooper,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(). - Do you have young children.

If you do, you must have noticed how much they love to write and draw pictures. It’s the way they express themselves. - Booktraps is a program that helps children make their own books with their own stories. They are the authors. Also, they can make up their own characters based on themselves.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. In life, Jane Ann never had much use for a halo, but in her violent death she finally earned one.

When they found a suspect, everyone relaxed except Hugh : Orion Publishing Group, Limited.Despite these gripes, Death Traps should not be ignored. It's highly opinionated, but that is the privilege of a war memoir.

The insight Cooper provides offsets the literary problems. The reader should not expect a typical soldier's tale, however. Death Traps is as much a history book as it is a memoir, which makes it a fairly heavy read.Deathtrap is a American black comedy mystery film based on the play of the same name by Ira film is directed by Sidney Lumet from a screenplay by Levin and Jay Presson Allen, and stars Michael Caine, Dyan Cannon and Christopher s gave the film mostly favorable reviews, while noting its plot similarities to Caine's film by: Johnny Mandel.