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Honoring Creighton Abrams and the Battle of Arracourt


September 15 marks the birth of one of the greatest tank commanders in United States history. 97 years ago on this date, Creighton Abrams was born into the world. At the age of 27, Abrams saw himself thrust into the thick of World War II -- quickly rising in the ranks and becoming one of the most respected tank commanders in any division of the United States Army. Even George S. Patton, one of the most celebrated tank commanders, considered Abrams an equal in skill.

To honor Creighton Abrams' birth, World of Tanks players have an opportunity to participate in a number of events over the course of the weekend.

Creighton Abrams Twitter Quiz

On September 15, 2011 we will hold a Twitter quiz on the World of Tanks NA Twitter account. Questions will focus on the life of Creighton Abrams.

Creighton Abrams Special

From September 16, 2011 through September 18, 2011 World of Tanks players will enjoy in-game specials tailored to Creighton Abrams' career.

Kill the Mod: The Battle of Arracourt

From September 16, 2011 through September 18, 2011 World of Tanks players will be able to participate in a special "Kill the Mod" event designed around the Battle of Arracourt. The battle began on September 18, 1944 and saw Creighton Abrams as one of the key tank commanders for the United States forces.

Keep your eyes peeled for more details on each event, and be sure to follow World of Tanks NA on Twitter for future updates on NA server content and events!