National Defense: Tank Destroyer?

Military men the world over have searched for two years for a surefire, mechanical defense against the tank. The U.S. Army Ordnance Department last week announced that perhaps they had found one—in the form of a faster tank, on rubber tires.

The new anti-tank weapon is not a makeshift (like the captured tanks from which the Germans shear armor and top-hamper for greater speed, or the improvised tactical organizations used in the Carolina maneuvers—see col. 1) but a machine specially built to destroy tanks. It is long (30 feet), low-lying (7 feet), armored, mounted...

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