n.— «With lethal German 88mm artillery shells raining down, Panzer tanks attacked the 36th’s flanks. The T-patchers, as they were called (their insignia was a “T” on an arrowhead patch), literally engaged in “hand-to-tank” fighting on and near the beach.» —“WWII vet learns his ship protected Texans” by Doug Toney Herald-Zeitung (New Braunfels, Texas) Feb. 3, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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