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Page 118 - Samuel Eliot Morison, History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Vol.
Page 577 - Size Symbols The following symbols placed either in boundary lines or above the rectangle, triangle, or circle inclosing the identifying arm or service symbol indicate the size of military organization : Squad • Section •• Platoon ••• Company, troop, battery, Air Force flight...
Page 576 - Basic Military Map Symbols Symbols within a rectangle indicate a military unit, within a triangle an observation post, and within a circle a supply point. Military Units — Identification Antiaircraft Artillery Armored Command...
Page 318 - I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full victory! Good luck! And let us all beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking.
Page 577 - Boundary between 137th and 138th Infantry 1 1 1 138 Weapons Machine gun * — » Gun • Gun battery Howitzer or Mortar Tank Self-propelled gun UNITED STATES ARMY IN WORLD WAR II The multivolume series, UNITED STATES ARMY IN WORLD WAR II, consists of a number of subseries which are...
Page 22 - Gordon A. Harrison, CrossChannel Attack, UNITED STATES ARMY IN WORLD WAR II (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1951), Ch.
Page 337 - ... depended on moving as fast as possible before the enemy recovered from the initial shock of the landings. Resistance was light and the men of the 4th were moving off the beach fast. Roosevelt turned to Colonel Eugene Caffey of the 1st Engineer Special Brigade. "I'm going ahead with the troops,
Page 455 - Marcel Vigneras, Rearming the French, UNITED STATES ARMY IN WORLD WAR II (Washington...
Page 65 - William F. Heavey, Down Ramp! The Story of the Army Amphibian Engineers, (Washington: Infantry Journal Press, 1947), pp.