The author presents an extremely detailed record of the organization, doctrine, and equipment of the Armored Division of September 1943. He examines each unit of the division. A chapter is dedicated to the Tank Battalion, Armored Infantry Battalion, but also Maintenance and Medical Battalions. The author examines the organization and tactical doctrine of each unit and studies the doctrine of employment of the unit, as well as the duties of key personnel. Each sub-unit is presented by lists of personnel, weapons, vehicles, and equipment. The book includes 146 charts depicting the organization of all units. In each chapter, a special paragraph examines the modifications made in the field by armored divisionAcanacs units, as found in unit reports, and histories, and veterans recollections. This is an essential reference for re-enactors, modellers, wargamers, researchers, and all those who require a detailed guide to the U.S. Armored Division during WWII.He acted as advisor to the division commander and staff on matters pertaining to motor maintenance. ... on a retail basis to the maintenance section and such units as were dependent on the headquarters company for ordnance support. It consolidated the requisitions received from the maintenance companies and its own expenditures and issues, obtained replenishment from the designated army supply.
|Title||:||U. S. Army Armored Division 1943-1945|
|Author||:||Yves J. Bellanger|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2010-06-01|