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M3 75mm GMC - in the game? Where?

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The problem seems to be that infighing among the top brass kept TD battalions out of Sicily for some obscure reason. So you find both AT guns and whatever SP vehicles they had buried deep in places where you wouldn't expect them. Don't blame Steve, blame Patton. ;)

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The problem seems to be that infighing among the top brass kept TD battalions out of Sicily for some obscure reason. So you find both AT guns and whatever SP vehicles they had buried deep in places where you wouldn't expect them. Don't blame Steve, blame Patton. ;)

Certainly there was infighting over the concept and employment of tank destroyers whose performance was very poor at Kasserine but good at El Guettar but El G was a defensive battle for them ( M3 75GMC and M6) not the attack role planned for them.

However after Tunisia the tank destroyer units were being reequipped with the much better M10 tank and that appears as the main reason they did not appear in Sicily but did go into Italy at Salerno.

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