World War 2 Order of Battle: An Encyclopedia Reference to US Army Ground Forces from Battalion Through Division 1939-1946 Hardcover – 1 Apr 2006
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"A remarkable achievement! An invaluable compilation of data derived entirely from original sources. Nothing like it has been done before." --Charles MacDonald, author of A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge
About the Author
Capt. Shelby L. Stanton served as an infantry officer in Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos during the Vietnam War. A recipient of the Purple Heart, he is an attorney and author of several books on military affairs. He resides in Bethesda, Maryland.
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Still, if the topic interests you, I would recommend purchase of the Revised Edition.
activated, and all of their locations up to and including any deactivation. The
author even includes a table showing what units contributed personnel to form
newer units. This work lists the divisional commanders and what smaller units were
attached to them while in combat. An easy to read description shows unit changes
over their existance. Most books about the Second World War seem to concentrate on personalities and battles. This book covers the fighting units in detail! I would certainly recommend it to those interested in what U.S. Army units existed and when.
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