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THE ARMY POEMS
of
HAROLD A. PAULSON (aka "Hap")
703rd Tank Destroyer Bn, 3rd Armored Division, WWII
3AD Association Poet Laureate

INDEX


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  Above: the main tools of the trade of Lt. Hap Paulson and his 703rd TD Bn comrades in WWII. At left, the M-10 GMC TD and (right) the M-36 GMC TD, which replaced the M-10 in late 1944. The above Signal Corps photo was taken at Stolberg, Germany, on October 24, 1944, when the first M-36's arrived at the 703rd. The 90mm M-36, as opposed to the 3-inch/76mm M-10, was designed to be much better in dealing with the heavier German tanks such as the Panther and the Tiger I. In addition to its bigger gun, the M-36 had power turret traverse and a common engine with the rest of the Sherman tank fleet. (Photo from the University of Illinois 3AD Association Archives)

  Copyright Notice regarding all poems in this section: © Harold A. Paulson. Publication or reproduction, in part or whole, is prohibited without written permission from the Estate of the copyright holder. The Estate administrator may be contacted through the 3AD.com webmaster.

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