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  U.S. 2nd Armored Division - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The division was deactivated in 1991; confusingly, the 5th Infantry Division was redesignated as "2nd Armored Division" in 1992, then became the 4th Infantry Division in December 1995.
The 2nd Armored was formed at Fort Benning, Georgia on July 15, 1940, originally commanded by Major General Charles L. Scott, with Colonel George S. Patton in charge of training.
Scott was promoted to command the I Armored Corps in November of that year, which put Patton, now a brigadier general, in command of the division.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_2nd_Armored_Division   (605 words)

  
 82nd Reconnaisaince History
The 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, formed from a cadre supplied by the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 11th, 13th, and 14th Cavalry Regiments, was activated as an organic unit.
The battalion took part in the penetration of the Siegfried line and Co. "D" was the nucleus of a task force operating on the Combat Command "B" left flank during the operations against Gereonsweiler.
The battalion, with elements of Combat Command "B", sailed for its new assignment in the European Theatre of Operations from the port of embarkation at New Orleans, Louisiana, on 4 July 1951, landing at Bremerhaven, Germany, on 17 July 1951.
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 113th Cav Gp Sept 1944
Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, was hold up at 1145 hours by enemy of undetermined strength in the town of Jodoigne, which civilians reported to be held by SS troops and tanks.
Armored Infantry Regiment was not patrolling in it.
Armored Infantry Regiment of defense of its sector.
members.home.nl /alasoe/113th_cav_gp_sept_1944.htm   (12065 words)

  
 Link-up History 11th Armored Division
The 11th Armored Division was directed to relieve elements of the 101st Airborne Division in the vicinity of Longchamps and to launch an attack northwest as far as Bertogne, and thereafter east to seize and secure the high ground south of Houffalize.
I directed that the armored car in the rear be abandoned temporarily and that all other vehicles seek protection behind the mill--the town dominated the field east of the mill, which the column had started across.
At 1630, the 41st Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron task force withdrew to the squadron CP at Bonnerue, leaving an outpost on the trail west of Houffalize, and patrols along the south bank of the Ourthe River to maintain the contact with 1st Army units along the northern bank.
www.11tharmoreddivision.com /history/Link-up_History.html   (6542 words)

  
 12th Armored Division World War II History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The 12th Armored Division was activated on 15 September1942 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky.
The 12th Armored Division staged at Camp Shanks, New York and sailed for England on 20 September 1944, under the command of Maj. Gen. Roderick R. Allen.
They were joined by the 572nd AAA battalion which was to remain with them throughout the combat operations and by the 827th TD Battalion which was relieved at the conclusion of the campaign in Alsace and Lorraine, France on 13 February 1945.
www.12tharmoreddivision.com /history.html   (864 words)

  
 Welcome to 810th Military Police Company, Tampa, Florida
The FIRST platoon was responsible for the rear guard of the 82nd Airborne Division as the 82nd and the 6th French Light Armored Division attacked Iraq from their positions on the border.
April 4, 1991 The 82nd was relieved in place by the 2nd ACR and the 810th operated critical traffic control points as the division moved back to Saudi Arabia.
After the 82nd crossed back into Saudi Arabia, the 810th was released from the 82nd Airborne Division and reunited with the 160th MP Battalion in Khobar.
www.military.com /HomePage/UnitPageFullText/0,13476,702751,00.html   (855 words)

  
 116th Armor Cavalry Brigade
The 183rd Infantry (less 3rd Battalion) and 116th Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron were consolidated, reorganized, and redesignated on 12 September 1949 as the 116th Armored Cavalry with Headquarters at Twin Falls.
The 3rd Battalion, 183rd Infantry, was concurrently converted and redesignated as the 116th Engineer Combat Battalion- hereafter separate lineage.
It was reorganized on 1 October 1995 to consist of the 2nd and 3rd Battalions, elements of the 116th Cavalry Brigade.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/116cav-bde.htm   (987 words)

  
 Museum Photos for 82nd Airborne Division Museum
Armor was dropped by parachute into Panama on 20 Dec 1989 during Operation Just Cause.
Used by airborne battalions and airborne infantry tank companies in the 1960s.
Engineer Battalion was in the assault with the 3/504 Parachute Infantry Regiment when they crossed the Waal River to capture the Nijmegen Bridge in what was one of the most heroic actions of World War II.
www.bragg.army.mil /18abn/MuseumTour.htm   (544 words)

  
 The following is a list of 1/35 scale model kits I have made recently:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
This is an excellent depiction of the standard reconnaissance vehicle assigned to Armored and Mechanized Divisions during World War II.
Armored Division in Northern France, early autumn 1944.
Battalion armored personnel carrier assigned to the Gross Deutchland Infantry Division in 1943.
www.labradorman.com /Models/Armor.htm   (528 words)

  
 Charles J. Girard, Brigadier General, United States Army
When it was redesignated the 82nd Armored Battalion, and assigned to the 2d Armored, the “Hell on Wheels,” Division, he went into combat with it as Company Commander, in December 1942, in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations.
Following this, he commanded the 2d Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, 2d Armored Division; and in May 1946, was assigned as a staff officer, Headquarters, US Forces in Austria.
Three years were spent with the Command and Staff Department of the Armored School there; then from August 1954 to mid-1955, he was the Chief of the Combat Developments Group of that school.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /cjgirard.htm   (1094 words)

  
 List of Ohio casualties in Iraq | wkyc.com
Engineer Battalion from Brook Park, was killed in Samarra, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade exploded near his vehicle.
Assigned to the 1st Engineer Battalion of the 1st Infantry Division, Landrus was killed when a roadside bomb exploded as he was driving a truck near Khalidiyah.
A paratrooper with the 2nd Battalion of the 505th Infantry, Kinney was killed when a roadside bomb exploded west of Baghdad.
www.wkyc.com /news/news_fullstory.asp?id=23196   (1202 words)

  
 Colbert Page
One of the first examples of their new molding technology, this model kit became an example to judge other manufacturing efforts against.
US Armored Cars took a pounding in the drive across France, and, somehow, Colbert looks a little more like the actual service vehicles displaying a bit of wear.
The Tamiya decal, as usual for their armor decals, was so thick I had to try something else.
www.guntruck.com /M8Colbert.html   (569 words)

  
 Order of Battle • U.S. Divisions
Tank, Armored Infantry, and Artillery battalions with appropriate engineer, medical, signal, and other support units were attached to these Combat Commands, but which ones and when are not recorded in my present sources.
The 100th Infantry Battalion, first attached to the 133rd Infantry Regiment, later became an integral part of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, but retained in both regiments its ordinal ("100th") designator.
After Task Force 45 (see segment below) was disbanded the 434th, 435th, 536th, and 900th AAA Automatic Weapons Battalions and the 2nd Armored Group were reorganized and activated as the 473rd Infantry Regiment (Separate).
www.milhist.net /ordbat/ordbatusd.html   (1712 words)

  
 As the List Grows, Bush is Unmoved
Army's 1st Battalion, 34th Armor, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan. Died July 2 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when shot during combat.
National Guard's 1st Battalion, 120th Infantry, Jacksonville, N.C. Both June 24 in Baqubah, Iraq, when their vehicle came under fire by small arms and rocket-propelled grenades.
All assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. All four died July 10 in vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.
www.commondreams.org /views04/0715-08.htm   (1499 words)

  
 Navy League of the United States - Citizens in Support of the Sea Services
Signed by President Harry S. Truman on June 28, 1952, Public Law 416 from the 82nd Congress provided for three standing Marine divisions and air wings, and equal status for the commandant with the Joint Chiefs of Staff when matters of direct concern to the Marine Corps were under consideration.
Three missions have been assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve force including: to augment and reinforce active component Marines during crises, to provide peacetime operational tempo and personnel tempo relief for the active units, and to be participating citizens in local communities.
Dependent upon the size of the force in question, the ground combat element of a deploying MAGTF may include infantry, engineers, reconnaissance and headquarters units; 155mm field artillery; M1A1 main battle tanks; light armored vehicles; and amphibious assault vehicles.
www.navyleague.org /sea_power/almanac_jan_05_89.php   (1530 words)

  
 703 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The 703rd Tank Destroyer Battalion was activated at Camp Polk, Louisiana, on December 15, 1941, Under the expert, harsh discipline of Lt. Colonel Prentice E. Yeomans, later Commanding Officer of the 83rd Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, the 703rd had whipped itself into shape as a smoothly functioning, well-trained organization.
Throughout constant operations in five western campaigns, the tank destroyer soldiers chalked up a record of efficiency that was cited by the ordnance offices at Aberdeen, Maryland.
Throughout the five European campaigns, the 703rd Tank Destroyer Battalion destroyed 90 German tanks and SP guns, scores af other transport and enemy line troops.
home.earthlink.net /~crcorbin/703rd.TDH.html   (164 words)

  
 usunits
Tk Bn, 9th Armored Div 19-30 Dec 44
Armored Inf Bn (less Co A and C) th
Armored Field Artillery Bn from 20 to 31 Dec 44 and from 2 January to 9 May 45
users.skynet.be /bulgecriba/usunits.htm   (316 words)

  
 Marine Deaths in Iraq, Marines Killed in Action, June 7, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
He was assigned to 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Bohlman was a light vehicle crewman assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, according to a Camp Pendleton press release.
Marines have been involved in heavy fighting in the region since taking control of the area in March from the Army's 82nd Airborne Division.
www.scuttlebuttsmallchow.com /mardeath53b.html   (262 words)

  
 M8 Light Armored Car
By June 1942, a prototype design of 6x6 configuration was selected and became the M8 Light Armored Car.
The M8 was capable of 55mph (88kmh) on good roads, this speed was mainly due to the fairly thin armor, which made the M8 suitable for recon and escort duties only.
They are (1) 4th Armored Division, 25th CavalryReconnaissance Mechanized A Troop, Spring 1945.
www.perthmilitarymodelling.com /models/vehicles/tam35228.htm   (2197 words)

  
 DefendAmerica - U.S. Defense Dept. War on Terror: 08/02/2004 - Edition 4
The 82nd Engineer Battalion is in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
BAGHDAD, Iraq, Aug. 2, 2004 — The Iraqi Intervention Forces’ 4th Battalion was deployed to a southern Baghdad base this week for stability and support operations in the city as part of the Iraqi government’s continued effort to provide security to the nation.
CAMP MAHMUDIYAH, Iraq, July 31, 2004 — Marines with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment perfected their road clearing techniques recently when they called in air strikes on an abandoned tanker.
www.defendamerica.mil /archive/2004-08/20040802pm2.html   (1142 words)

  
 "Hell on Wheels" Constitution circa July '44
The 2nd ARMORED DIVISION WAS COMMANDED BY MAJOR GENERAL EDWARD H. Combat Command "A": Commanded by Brigadier General Maurice Rose: Headquarters Combat Command "A", 66th Armored Regiment, 22nd Regimental Combat Team w/normal attachments.
14th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, Companies A, C, Detachment Company E, 17th Armored Engineer Battalion, 702 Tank Destroyer Battalion (SP) (less Company "B"), Company "A", 48th Armored Medical Battalion, Detachment Maintenance Battalion, Battery "D", 195th AAA (AW) Battalion (SP).
Division Artillery: Headquarters 2nd Armored Division, Division Artillery, 62nd, 65th, 92nd, Field Artillery Battalions, Battery "C", 195th AAA (AW) Bn.
www.2ndarmoredhellonwheels.com /war_stories/july44.html   (156 words)

  
 ROBERTS ARMORY GUEST BOOK
The Battalion was attached to the 29th Infantry Division and fought with the Division from Normandy to the Elbe River in Germany - June 1944 to May 1945.
I was in 2nd Battalion 70th Armor Ferris Barracks Erlangen Germany from 89 to 91...
I was with the 583rd.Signal Co. during the bulge and have the greatest respect for the armored forces.
www.robertsarmory.com /gbookra.htm   (10511 words)

  
 Battle of the Bulge WW-II
His mount was the leading armor of a detail of ‘Panzers’, with their 7,5cm (75mm)- barrels pointing in the direction of Ligneuville, at about 250 meters past the prison camp meadow.
At the end of December 1944 and at the beginning of January 1945, a unit of the 82nd Airborne Division ‘All American’ was quartered in the vicinity of Liege.
To friends of the US 82nd Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, the US 125th Cavalry (Mechanized) Reconnaissance Squadron and the US 803 rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, our liberators in the area, north of the Albert Canal, within the triangle Hasselt - Maastricht - Maaseik - Hasselt.
members.cox.net /honorguard2/Battle_of_the_Bulge.html   (6241 words)

  
 Rhode Island news | projo.com | The Providence Journal | Digital Extra | Eye on Iraq
Unit: 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Rimes was attached to the 2nd Marine Division.
Unit: Marine's 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Circumstances: Died April 2 as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.
Unit: 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Venegas was attached to Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.
www.projo.com /sharedcontent/iraq/military/032503dnintiraqcasualties.9505604b.html   (816 words)

  
 M20DoubleDare Page
Like with Tamiya's M8 Light Armored Car, I could hardly wait until the M20 Armored Utility Car was released.
In essence, I built two M20 Armored Utility Cars, and what you see here is the culmination of a great deal of rebuilding and repair work.
They think something is 'wrong' with the model when they see the decal peeking out from behind the simulated equipment.
www.guntruck.com /M20DoubleDare.html   (975 words)

  
 Minnesota's Fallen Heroes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N. Master Sgt. Brett E. Angus, 40, of
All 10 Marines were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, their unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).
Kemple was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.
webpages.charter.net /wisconsinlegion-7thdistrict/Minnesota_KIA.htm   (1481 words)

  
 CNN.com - Special Reports
Axelson was part of a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team that called for help during a firefight with Taliban fighters in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005.
Killed when his Light Armored Vehicle collided with a civilian taxi that may have failed to yield at an intersection, causing the LAV to swerve into a ditch and roll over in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 2, 2006
Dietz was part of a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team that called for help during a firefight with Taliban fighters in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005.
edition.cnn.com /SPECIALS/2004/oef.casualties   (3181 words)

  
 My Liberator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The marking of the Armored Force School (AFS) is painted in fl inside the star, common to the vehicles of the AFS at that period.
Zimmerman was a Military Policeman in the 507th Military Police Battalion, and wears the typical uniform of the period.
Liberator-Riders of the 2nd Armored Division perform basic maintenance on their bikes in a French field in the summer of 1944.
users.telenet.be /theliberator/myliberator.htm   (6713 words)

  
 Daily Home - Area deaths
He joined the Army in 1940 and was discharged in 1945.
While serving in World War II, he was a sergeant with Company C in the 82nd Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.
Honorary pallbearers will be John Harley and Jeff White, who will represent the members of Company C and the Battalion Spivey served with.
www.dailyhome.com /obituaries/2002/dh-deaths-0310-0-2c09v4618.htm   (1265 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - April 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Three Army soldiers, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea, were killed while conducting combat operations in Ramadi:
During Operation Iraq Freedom, Kinchen was attached to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.
April 1: Marine Cpl. Garrywesley Rimes, 30, Santa Maria, Calif.; killed in Anbar province; 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Rimes was attached to 2nd Marine Division.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/iraq/casualties/2005-04-06-april-05-toll_x.htm   (1590 words)

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