By Christopher Miskimon Columns of smoke rose above the skyline around a Tunisian farming complex on February 28, 1943, wafting past the late afternoon sun through atmosphere punctuated by the crack of bullets, booming explosions and the screams of wounded men. Some of that smoke poured from the burning hulks of Churchill tanks belonging to A Squadron, 51 Royal Tank Regiment of the British First Army. Major E. W. H. Hadfield commanded that squadron, a unit decimated by a line of German anti-ta

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