Brigadier General Albin F. Irzyk USA (Ret.) fought WW II in Europe as a 27/28-year-old Tank Battalion Commander. Was twice wounded. Commanded the 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment along the “Iron Curtain” during the Berlin Crisis of 1961.
Served two years in Vietnam, one of which was as Assistant Division Commander of the 4th Infantry Division. Among his decorations for valor, he holds the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism.
He and his wife, Evelyn, reside in West Palm Beach.
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
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