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If perchance in the post-war world you encounter a man who says that he fought in Europe with the 745th Tank Battalion, salute him and offer him a drink - - for you have encountered one of the best soldiers in the world. You have encountered a man who has contributed a great deal toward ending the conquests of the Nazis and bringing peace to the world. You have encountered a man of whom the entire army is proud.
World War 1939-1945, Regimental histories, Campaigns, Germany
Howenstine, Harold D., "History of the 745th Tank Battalion, August 1942 to June 1945" (1945). World War Regimental Histories. 21.