Major General
Ernest N. Harmon

Major General
Edward H. Brooks

Major General
Isaac D. White

Brigadier General
John H. Collier

Pvt. Delbert Stevens
702nd TD Battalion

Second Armored Division Booklet Published 1945. Distributed to the 702nd Tank Destroyer Battalion and 195th Anti-Aircraft Battalion


Letter of Commendation

Second Armored Saved American Armies from Being Cut in Two. by Hal Boyle

Second Armored Troops Are "Americans at Their Most Magnificent." by Stanley Baron

Panzers Rampaged for 50 Miles Before "Hell on Wheels" Smashed Nazi Drive. by Hal Boyle

Nazis Smoked, Blasted Out of Samree In Pre Dawn Attack. by Tom Yarbrough

Suddenly a Little, Pink-Faced Man With A Balding Pate Bounced Into the Room. General Ernest N. Harmon. by Roland C. Gask

Belgian Press Pays Tribute to Second Armored for Miracle at Celles. by Paul M.G. Levy

Second Armored Drove Back Massed Tigers, Panthers in Roer River Battle. by Jack Bell

Second Shattered Siegfried Line Like Wrecking Crews Attacking a Greenhouse. by Wes Gallagher



Order of Battle. Enemy Divisions and Units Encountered Since Normandy Landing

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In Memory of my father, Pvt. Delbert Stevens. Co. A. 702nd Tank Destroyer Battalion. Twice wounded in France. 1919-1984. Check out his photo below.

Short Bibliography of Second Armored Division

Second Armored Division Booklet. Distributed to the 702nd Tank Destroyer Battalion and 195th Anti-Aircraft Battalion. Published February 1 1945. 35 pgs. Compilation of newspaper articles concerning the 2nd Armored Division. Includes list of enemy divisions and smaller units encountered from Normandy landing up to the end of the Eastern Belgium Campaign.

War Letters of Morton Eustis to His Mother. February 6, 1941 to August 10, 1944. Copyright 1945 Edith Morton Eustis Washington D.C. 260 pgs. The Spiral Press. New York. NY. 1945

A History of the Second United States Armored Division, 1940-1946. E.A. Trahan editor. 150 pgs. Atlanta. GA. Love. 1947. ca

Ernest N. Harmon. Combat Commander: Autobiography of a Soldier. 352 pgs. Englewood Cliffs. NJ. Prentice-Hall Inc. 1970.

The Second Armored Division's Formative Era, 1940-1944. Donald E. Houston. PhD dss. 357 pgs. OK State. 1974.

Hell On Wheels: The 2d Armored Division. Donald E. Houston. 466 pgs. San Rafael. CA. Presidio. 1977.

US 2nd Armored Division, 1940-45. Philip Katcher. 40 pgs. London. Osprey. 1979.

A Condensed History of Hell on Wheels, 2d Armored Division. Briard P. Johnson. 23 pgs. Evansville. IN. Unigraphic. 1980.

Between Heaven and Sheol. Harold E. Hess. 74 pgs. Biglerville. PA. Osborn. 1986. 74 p.

Roll Again Second Armored: The Prelude to Fame, 1940-43. Norris H. Perkins & Michael E. Rogers. Surbiton. England. Kristal. 1988. 128 p.

Second Armored Division History: Hell on Wheels. Philip A. St. John. 120 pgs. Paducah. KY. Turner Pub Co. 1991.

"Hell on Wheels Surgeon": The World War II Experiences of...Med. Corps., Lt. Col., Retired Reserves. John Erbs. 144 pgs. Milwaukee. WI. By the Author. 1993.

Patton Trooper. Charles F. Hinds. 335 pgs. Versailles. KY. Deerhaven Pr. 1998.

Breakout at Normandy: The 2nd Armored Division in the Land of the Dead. Mark Bando. 160 pgs. Osceola. WI. MBI. 1999.

Iron Knights: The United States 66th Armored Regiment 1918-1945. Gordon A. Blaker. Printed by Beidel Printing House Inc. Shippensburg. PA. Published by Burd Street Press a division of White Mane Publishing Inc. Shippensburg. PA. 1999. 411 p.

A Colonel in the Armored Divisions: A Memoir, 1941-1945. William S. Triplet. Edited by Robert H. Ferrell. 301 pgs. Columbia. MO. U MO. 2001.

2nd Armored Division "Hell on Wheels". Steven Smith. 96 pgs. Hersham. Surrey. England. Ian Allan Publishing. 2003.


2nd Armored Division. "Hell On Wheels" Site by Howard L. and Lon P. Swonger

2nd Armored Division. "Hell On Wheels" Living Historian Site

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