AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

Thought Leaders: Spearhead

March 25, 2019

Host Joe Craig speaks with author Adam Makos about his new book Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II. It is the riveting story of Clarence Smoyer and his crewmates in the Army’s legendary 3rd Armored Division as they journey into the heart of the Third Reich and meet destiny in an iconic armor duel. Adam is a New York Times bestselling author whose mission is to record the stories of America’s veterans.

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