Samuel Rockenbach

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Samuel D. Rockenbach (27. January 1869 – 16. May 1952) an American Brigadier General and father of the United States Tank Corps. In 1918, Rockenbach organized, trained, equipped, and deployed the first American tank units to the European Western Front during World War I.[1][unreliable source?]


  1. ^ Samuel D. Rockenbach, "The Rockenbach Report: Operations of the Tank Corps A.E.F." (Silver Spring, MD: Dale Street Books, 2016), pp. 9-21.