LCol. (ret’d) Roman Jarymowycz, CD OMM a retired Canadian Army officer (LCol) was adjunct professor in Military History at RMC. He commanded The Royal Canadian Hussars and is an accomplished military historian. Dr. Jarymowycz was on the Directing Staff of MCSC and retired in 2000 as its Dean. He holds a PhD in military history and has taught at the Royal Military College of Canada and the Canadian Land Force Command and Staff College. He is the author of Tank Tactics: From Normandy to Lorraine ( 0811735591) which was published January 15, 2009 by Stackpole Books. Tank Tactics explores the doctrinal, strategic, and tactical ideas behind World War II tanks as practiced by Allied tank commanders in France in 1944. He is also the author of Cavalry from Hoof to Track (978-0-275-98726-8).
Publisher’s Comments: Explores the doctrinal, strategic, and tactical ideas behind World War II tanks. Contains detailed maps and diagrams. Critiques the performances of commanders like George Patton, Bernard Montgomery, and others: Focusing on five Allied tank operations from July to September 1944–Operations Goodwood, Cobra, Totalize, and Tractable and Patton”s tank battles around Arracourt–armor expert Roman Jarymowycz draws on after-action reports, extensive battlefield reconnaissance, recently discovered battle performance reviews, and war diaries to evaluate the successes and failures of the art of armored warfare as practiced by Allied tank commanders in France in 1944.