Embracing Our Military

Arsenal History Minutes | The M20 “superbazooka”

Special | 59s | Video has closed captioning.

On 30 June 1950 President Harry S. Truman ordered U.S. troops to South Korea after North Korea invaded over the 38th parallel. The North Korean Army; supplied with Soviet T-34 tanks, had early success against U.S. anti-tank efforts. U.S. WWII era bazookas were nearly useless against the T-34’s thick armor.

Aired: 06/14/15

Rating: NR

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