Episode 7 – 761st Tank Battalion (Patton’s Panthers) Pt. 1

761st Tank Battalion patch

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During World War II, the 761st Tank Battalion tore through Europe in pursuit of the German Army.  The unit was distinguished and praised by leaders like Gen George Patton and General Leslie McNair.  In 1978 the 761st received a Presidential Unit Citation Award and one member, SSgt Ruben Rivers, received the Congressional Medal of Honor (posthumously).

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