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  1-37 Armor - 1st Battalion 37th Armor Alumni Network
The 1st Battalion 37th Armor (1st Armored Division) from Vilseck, Germany, commanded by LTC Edward L. Dyer, was alerted for deployment to the Persian Gulf on 8 November 1990.
US VII Corps was the southernmost corps of the 3rd Army, US 4th Armored Division was on the VII Corps southern flank, and the 37th Tank Battalion was protecting the southern flank of the division.
It was assigned to the US 4th Armored Division on February 25, 1953 and then activated on June 15, 1954 with the rest of the division at Fort Hood, Texas.
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 The U.S. Armored Forces Center
Tank and TD and AR Bns and Cavalry: Armored outfits not included in an armored division organic Table of Organization, but often attached to a armored division.
Armored Alumni Registry Database : Sign in here at the World Wide Armored Registry Database, a place to connect with old service buddies, that were in any armored unit.
Armored Alumni Registry: View list with service prior to 1948 and list of those who served after 1948.
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  10.SS-Panzer-Division "Frundsburg"
The reconaissance battalion from the 9th SS Panzerdivision "Hohenstaufen", temporarily assigned to Kampfgruppe "Frundsberg", attempt to cross the bridge at between 1930 and 2000.
19 April, 1945: Division encircled at Spremberg with the 344.Volksgrenadier- Division and the Führer-Begleit-Division.
In October, 1943, this division was given the number 10 and bestowed with the offical title of Frundsberg, while the 1st and 2nd SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiments were renumber as the 21st and 22nd Panzergrenadier-Regiments.
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  US 1st Armored Division
This division is part of the U.S. V Corps (technically), or is directly subordinate to the 7th US Army, USAREUR (in certain cases).
As part of that buildup, the 1st Armored Division was reactivated on 7 March 1951 at Fort Hood.
The division was deployed to Texas, Florida, and Georgia, in response to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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 4th Armored Division in the Encirclement of Nancy
The 4th Armored Division in the encirclement of Nancy.
One was the encirclement of Nancy conducted by the 4th Armored Division in September 1944.
Unfortunately, the 4th Armored Division's arrival on the borders of the Lorraine province coincided with the onset of a theaterwide gasoline shortage.
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 Excite UK - Society - History - By Time Period - Twentieth Century - Wars and Conflicts - World War II - Land Forces - ...
Profiles the activities and units of the US Army 12th Armored Division, which served in Europe during WW II.
History of the "Super Sixth" 6th Armored Division, one of Patton''s spearheading units of the US Third Army.
History of a US Army Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft battalion attached to the Sixth Armored Division during World War II.
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 26th Infantry Division -- One Page History
The 26th Infantry division was mustered into service in 1917, shortly after the outbreak of World War I. The first National Guard division to be formed for this war, it consisted of soldiers from all six New England states.
The Yankee Division (YD) was the first National Guard division to land in France, and the first complete U.S. division to deploy overseas.
In 1942 the Yankee Division patrolled the north Atlantic coast to prevent the landing of enemy spies and saboteurs.
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 26 December 1944
Bastogne is relieved by units from the US 4th Armored Division.
US 7th Army Forces now in defence were Five Infantry Divisions and one Armored division with One Infantry Division (-) and one Armored Division in reserve.
The US beachhead on Mindoro is bombarded by a Japanese naval force, of two cruisers and six destroyers, sailing from Indochina.
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 Fact Sheet of the 4th Armored Division
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION: The division became the first Armored Division to receive the Distinguished Unit Citation, given the entire personnel for “extraordinary tactical accomplishment” from 22 Dec 44 to 27 Mar 45 in spearheading the Third Army across France into Germany.
First real test of the Division was the battle for the city Coutances, France, on 28 Jul. Coutances was taken the day it was attacked, and from there the Division started a marathon sprint that carried it across France to the German border in an unending chase.
Not all of the Division’s Fact sheets have survived and they are being presented here in random order as new ones are found.
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 USAAF Chronology:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Armored Divisions in areas around Bergstein, Duren, and along the W bank of the Roer River.
In Germany, fighters fly armed reconnaissance, hit rail targets and bridges, and support the US 2d and 99th Infantry Divisions in the Monschau Forest, the 8th Infantry Division in the Bergstein area, the 78th Infantry Division in the Simmerath-Resternich area, and the XII and XX Corps around Habkirchen and Saarlautern.
Infantry Division at Kesternich, and the 8th Infantry and 5th Armored Divisions N of Kesternich; fighters support the XX and XII Corps in the Dillingen-Saarlautern area and at Habkirchen and heights along the Blies River.
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Divisions are supported administratively and logistically by Corps Support Commands (COSCOM) which are responsible for the centralized management of supplies, maintenance, and movement of personnel and materiel beyond the capability of the divisions.
Division XXI (DXXI) is the force designed to remain decisive in land warfare and optimized for mid to high intensity spectrum of conflict into the 21st Century.
DXXI is the division design needed to serve as the core force essential for force cohesion and dominance to meet the demands in performing offensive and defensive operations in the expanded Division Battle Space of the future.
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 The NYMAS Newsletter - Autumn, 2000
Division for most of the early part of the war, and then went on to command a corps and eventually become chief-of-staff of the ROK army, has written a different kind of account of the Korean War, one which puts the Koreans at the heart.
Armored Division in the Aube region, especially the liberation of the city of Troyes.
Armored Division and the German 9.Panzer Division in the north Sarthe area in August 1944.
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US Eighth Army Korean War order of battle
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 S-2 Intelligence   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In case of the very fast advance of the 4th Armored Division form the Rhine to the Main, there were no time for reconnaissance.
It was planned to relieve the 4th US Armored Division 27 March 1945 by units of the Seventh US Army.
Their estimation was to fight only against Volkssturm and alerted units, because the 4th US Armored Division had pushed deep into 7th German Army area, which had still forces at the Rhine.
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 1st Armored Division (ArmyStudyGuide.com)
The distinctive insignia of the 1st Armored Division is drawn in bold colors characteristic of the division.
The nickname of the division, officially sanctioned by the Department of the Army is emblazoned under the triangle and is an integral part of the insignia.
In April 1999, the 1st Armored Division was alerted to send soldier to Albania as part of Operation Allied Force in response to the ethnic cleansing and fighting in Kosovo.
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 US Blamed for Baghdad Tension
Britain believes that heavy-handed tactics by the US military are to blame for America's failure to secure Baghdad, which threatens to delay the reconstruction of Iraq as foreign companies steer clear of the capital.
The finger of blame is being pointed at troops from the 3rd Infantry Division, the main US forces in Baghdad, who are said to be desperate to return home after bearing the brunt of the military campaign.
Britain is pinning its hopes on the US 4th Armored Division, which is due to replace the 3rd Infantry Division.
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 PARAMETERS, US Army War College Quarterly - Autumn 2000
Today, the US Army officially defines doctrine as: "Fundamental principles by which the military forces or elements thereof guide their actions in support of national objectives.
The first arm mentioned in the first group is "armored troops," and this time when the manual runs through a section on each of the arms, the order is armored troops, cavalry, infantry, artillery, engineers.
Overall, the 1935 rewrite of British doctrine is comparable to the famous 1982 rewrite of US Army doctrine that ushered in AirLand Battle.
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 Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom - Listed by date
Loa was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.
Storey was assigned to the 1st Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.
Williams was assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California.
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 The Command Post - Iraq - US 4th Infantry Division Headed To Gulf
Via Reuters: The United States is flying its high-tech 4th Infantry Division and other units totaling more than 30,000 troops to the Gulf to join the invasion of Iraq, the military said on Wednesday.
The 4th ID has the best, most recent, and most high-tech equipment of any infantry division in the U.S. Army.
However, I think the professionals are wisely resisting that, since it'd be using the 4th mainly as ground infantry instead of a mechanized/armored force, and they'd still have to redeploy south when the tanks and vehicles get to Kuwait.
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 DefenseLink News Article: Team Leader Touts Iraqi Armored Division Progress
The 1st Brigade currently owns territory, and the 2nd Brigade and 9th Division headquarters are working in "partnered operations" with the soldiers of the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.
The U.S. training soldiers will stay with the division and provide some oversight, Hort said, and they will continue a training mission as the division stands up its 3rd Brigade, which will start forming here this summer.
There are now 5,000 soldiers in the division, and that will grow to 10,000 by the end of the year.
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 Artillery Battalions of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment
4th Bn, 15th FA The 4th Bn, 15th FA traces its lineage back to Battery D, 2nd Bn, 15th FA, which was organized as part of the 15th FA Regiment on 1 June 1917, at the State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY.
Subsequently, the 4th Bn, 15th Artillery was inactivated on 31 December 1965 and relieved from assignment to the 90th Infantry Division.
When the 1st Air Cavalry Division moved north to Thua Thien Province in the 1st Corps Tactical Zone (CTZ) the 7th Bn, 15th Artillery remained in the Central Highlands supporting the 173rd Airborne Brigade, the 4th Infantry Division, the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), and the US Special Forces.
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 United States Army information - Search.com
However, the US Army considers itself to be an evolution of the Continental Army, and thus dates its inception from the origins of the Continental Army.
Forty-two of the infantry divisions and four of the airborne divisions served in the ETO and MTO, the remainder served in the PTO.
By early 1942 the division was organized substantially the way it would be used in battle, with, in addition to its three infantry regiments, four artillery battalions (three twelve-tube 105mm light battalions and one twelve-tube 155mm howitzer medium battalion), a cavalry reconnaissance troop, and division service troops.
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The North African campaign was the baptism of fire for the US Army in the European theater.
Armor played a significant role in the Tunisian campaign, but only a supporting role in the fighting in Italy where the mountainous terrain limited the deployment of tanks.
There were 15 armored divisions and 37 separate tank battalions deployed in northwest Europe by 1945 while there was never more than one armored division and 8 separate tank battalions in Italy.
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 4th Armored Division - Topic Powered by eve community
The numeral in the upper angle of this Armored division shoulder patch is hard to distinguish even enlarged, but it is not "4" -- in fact, I see "8" for 8th Armored Division, which was activated at Ft. Knox, April 1942.
B Troop, which had been in Squadron reserve, arrived to help, but as elements of the 79th Division had already pushed the enemy from town thus relieving pressure on C Troop, the situation was well in hand.
Nineteen months would take us up to about September or October 1942, when he evidently was reclassified to MOS 761, principal duty as "Liaison Agent," which was the basic MOS for Cavalry Scouts.
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 Amazon.com: 4th Armored Division: Invasion of Normandy: Volume VII: DVD: Tyler Alberts,Combat Reels Inc   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This unit was one of the follow-up American Armored Divisions used in the invasion of France in early July.
The division would land in the Utah Beach sector, and quickly move to support the actions of the VIII Corps attack in the capture of Periers and drive south to Avranches.
Images included on this research video are soldiers of the 4th Armored Division as they come ashore in France.
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The 4th Armored Division was Reactivated in 1957 to replace the 2nd Armored in Germany.
Regular Army officers and NCO's were transfered to Ft. Hood, TX and became the cadre that trained the flood of draftees and enlistees into the best Armored division in NATO.
After 7 months of intensive training, the division gyroed over to Germany, took over the equipment of 2nd Armored and settled into their new homes.
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 4th Armored Division in Bastogne
There certainly was a lot of confusion, since the Germans hadn’t expected us to break thru via this secondary road, nevertheless enemy fire was considerable, and we lost 4 Shermans on the way.
In response to the German counter-offensive in the Bulge, Belgium, the Division moved some 150 miles to assemble in the Arlon-Luxembourg area December 20, 1944.
The 4th Armd Div moved into Czechoslovakia, and was at Pisek, when the war ended on May 7, 1945.
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 Online Books - 4th Armored Division
"The 4th Armored: From the Beach to Bastogne" is a small booklet covering the history of the 4th Armored Division.
This story is necessarily incomplete and covers only the highlights of the operations of the Fourth Armored Division to date.
Let us push on until the final victory is won.
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 Lone Sentry: Photographs, Documents, and Research on World War II
The photos start with the division's landing in Normandy in August 1944 and continues through the fighting in France and Germany, and occupation duty.
◊ The 4th Armored: From the Beach to Bastogne ◊ Brest to Bastogne: The Story of the 6th Armored Division ◊ Tornado!
The Story of the 8th Armored Division ◊ The 9th: The Story of the 9th Armored Division ◊ Terrify and Destroy: The Story of the 10th Armored Division ◊ The Story of the 11th Armored Division: Thunderbolt ◊ Speed is the Password: The Story of the 12th Armored Division
www.lonesentry.com   (1926 words)

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