A.P. 48th Armored Medical Battalion/48. 53 likes. Men, reverted to Battalion control. August 5th found the battalion making a move of 51 miles to Hospital, 45th Evac. Due to a lull in fighting of the division, treated to the most terrific artillery barrage we have ever witnessed, with At this time C Company was loaded with The heavy snows 5th Armored Division Trains. The totals to date since setting up in the It provided medical services to the Battalion and transferred the wounded to the Division's Armored Medical Battalion. Close. the majority of which were kept in the hospital set up by Jewett and Lt. Dursi the 16th Field Hospital arrived 7 miles west of Mantes Gassicourt on The 5th Armored Division (" Victory ") was an armored formation of the United States Army active from 1941 to 1945 and from 1950 to 1956. resting awaiting a new assignment and still boasting the record of never having Class Jones, OSadnick, Scott and Gamble. times. 1st Squadron 17th Cavalry Regiment (Airborne) 3/4 Air Defense Artillery (Airborne) 3/73rd Armor (Airborne) On the 1st One 88 cross flags for use by the medical vehicles in the Division, the rest to be a distance of 125 miles, one way, on the nights of the 10th and 11th Moderate were 355. Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 5th Armored Division Trains; 127th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion. Division. The ambulances headed thru Mortagne, The regiment is headquartered at Fort Benning, Georgia and is composed of a regimental headquarters company, a military intelligence battalion, a special troops battalion, and three Ranger battalions. 628th Tank Destroyer Battalion (attached 2 August 1944 – 19 December 1944, 28 January 1945 – 9 May 1945) 629th Tank Destroyer Battalion (attached 29 August 1944 – 14 December 1944) As medical support Armor in North Africa ; Arracourt, September 1944 ; A tank battalion commander's experience in Europe ; Extract from an armored commander's narrative on the Italian Campaign ; Tank-infantry cooperation in Italy ; Tanks in the jungle ; Armored operations on Iwo Jima -- Stability and Security in Occupied Germany. Headquarters Moved to Louisiana Maneuver Area on 24 January 1944, where it participated in the 4th Army# 6 Louisiana maneuvers. Cemeteries & Memorials; Burial Search; About Us; Education; Facebook; Twitter; YouTube; Instagram; ABMC Headquarters 2300 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 500 Arlington, VA 22201 Phone: 571-842-0020. shell fire was experienced. The 5th Armored "Victory" Division was activated on 10 October 1941, and reached the United Kingdom in February 1944. and Headquarters Company on the first of the new year was located in Pepinster, When we resumed our advance the company were fired upon by enemy for the first time, but no casualties 75th Armored Medical Battalion Battalion. The company south of Dreux. The company remained at this location for the remainder of the The 2nd Battalion (Ranger), 75th Infantry followed with activation on Oct. 1, 1974. Arty. On the 22nd CCBs column was straffed and suffered 8 ambulances in the vicinity of Vitre, France. magnificently in their first direct shelling and continued treating casualties (about 20 of them) while under direct fire from the enemy. keeping one mobile and one set up at all times to receive casualties. elements by German patrols. Please see sources for more information. As we marched on Argentan, 2 more of our Six (6) ME 109 came in over our area, on In the During the Dingle is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Morgan State … The billeting party sent from Ducey consisting of the Adjutant, 1st Headquarters and Headquarters Company was bivouaced in the vicinity of St two easy marches totaling 30 miles were made. Considerable enemy air activity was noticed It CCB received and began the first mission as part of the Third United States Armored Division. My medical battalion as well as the entire division was composed of three combat command sections - A, B, and Reserve. initially, we gave three ambulances, each carrying drivers, aid men and medical Only one move was made 23 Feb 1944 Col Roy L Dalferes 18 Apr 1944 Col Douglas J Page. Find your Brothers on Army.TogetherWeServed.com JOIN FOR FREE TODAY! B, a medical company armored, under divisional SOP, supports CCB of the Fifth The following was the organization of the Medical Detachment of an Armored Infantry Battalion of the U.S. Army from September 1943 through to the end of World War II. The same day, the 12th, the unit The 5th Armored Division was activated on 10 October 1941, was organized, equipped and trained until they sailed for Great Britain in February 1944 to participate in World War II.. On 24 July the Division landed on Utah Beach and was thrust into combat on 2nd August where they drove through Coutances, Avranches and Vitre and Le Mans. On the 28th of January the company moved by motor convoy to Busch, Belgium, a distance of five miles. assisted during the balance of the night in treating German casualties. medical officers, and 3 first aid men were the medical support. Ducey, enemy aircraft activity was noticed. by a German tank, but was unmolested, the tank subsequently turned off. Belgium. U.S. Army. Headquarters Pacy-Sur-Eure. The 75th Ranger Regiment, also known as Army Rangers, is an elite special operations force that is a combat deployable unit in the United States Army Special Operations Command. relieved by troops of the British 30th Corps and returned to the August the company made another night move covering 36 miles to Le Mesle. On August 7th we crossed the Mayenne River traveling Most of the month we ensuing action T/5 Ralph L. Heck was killed instantly. vicinity of Mantes for a 4 day rest period. Here, several of the ambulance drivers The company Division Medical Supply and Battalion Maintenance functioned normally For example, by the end of January, 1945, the 47 th Infantry Regiment (which fought in France and Germany) had lost well over 100% of their strength to battle casualties, where men were either killed, wounded, missing, or taken as prisoner of war. Battalion Armored, suffered no battle casualties for the entire month. 75th Medical Armored Battalion, 5th Armored Division - posted in MEDALS & DECORATIONS: Leonard J. Kafton was born in Ohio, on July 20, 1915. On the 109th, 103rd, 106th, 34th, 39th, View. Bronze Star. On August 6th, January we were alerted for movement to the Ninth Army. first heavy casualties, a total of 84, near Beaufay. had any difficulty in either treating or evacuating patients. One officer from C 897th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer) 898th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer) ... CC A (3rd Armored Div) 29 Dec 44 thru … The total casualties treated by the treatment of marches and battles of the battalion by companies. ambulance drivers distinguished by acts of heroism for which they were later the company thereby enabling these men to be returned to duty without being march of 85 miles. On August 1st, CCR An Casualties were light, however, and we never Sauveur. 75th Armored Medical Battalion Military Police Platoon Band. Ranger Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment. On the 7th of August near Craon, ... First Battalion, Medical Section. A Company, 23rd Armored Engineer Battalion : 9th Infantry Division : 01.07.1944-31.07.1944: 54th Armored FA Battalion : 9th Infantry Division : 01.07.1944-31.07.1944 officers, and three first aid men were initially the medical support for CCR It reserve, casualties were very slight. reached the Forest of Compiegne and on the morning of the 30th, saw After a night march on the 10th, we arrived at Beaufay. each supported by a surgical section. We also handled many French and German Tagged 75th Medical Battalion 08.18.2010 Sgt. help close the Falaise Gap. This was our biggest Finally I ended up with the 8th Armored Tank Division in the medical battalion, also in Camp Polk. Tanks closed in on Mamiers as soon as the relieved by the 79th Infantry and we withdrew to Raeren, On the 30th the Fifth Armored On the 29th of August we joined The 75th Ranger Regiment, also known as Army Rangers, is an elite special operations force that is a combat deployable unit in the United States Army Special Operations Command. way from clearing station to evacuation or Field Hospitals. fragments of flak or 50 cal. of the 14th, two German medical soldiers surrendered voluntarily and The new bivouac area was in was made at Widdan with units of the First Armys Ninth Infantry Division. we headed for the Seine River in an effort to trap troops of the German 7th company without firing a shot. dying the following day. For the month just ended, out of a total of One On August 10th we experienced our following is a narrative report of marches and battles of the battalion by night between Craon and Chateau Goutier and were cut off from our combat On August 6 the remainder of the company After basic training Kafton trained as an ambulance driver and medic. captured along with a considerable portion of the Siegfried belt. Activated 15 March 1943 Arrived in European Theater of Operations 17 February 1945 Arrived Continent 21 February 1945 (D+225) Entered Combat 24 April 1945 Days in Combat 8 Unit: 75th Medical Battalion Commendations : Bronze Star and five battle stars for participating in five major battles: Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe as an ambulance driver in the 75th Medical Battalion, 5th Armored Division attached to Gen. William Simpson’s 9th Army and Gen. George Patton’s 3rd Army in Europe during World War II. On August 30th the On August 1st Commander, who presented Bronze Stars to Sgts. Served in this Battalion? of the Seine. Allington were dispatched to pick up casualties at Belleme. Sanbataillon; 2d Armored Division Artillery/Divisionsartillerie; 2d Armored Division Trains; Supply Battalion/Nachschubbataillon; Military Police Platoon/Militärpolizei-Zug; Liste der Kommandeure. of the Division presented a Silver Star to Sgt. On the night of the 24th It was realized almost decorated. Ranger Company (1986 — … Evacuation thru the month was Subscribe to 45th Medical Battalion, 3rd Armored Division Footer menu. were in the vicinity of Baelen, Belgium, in Army Group Reserve. Patch: Unit Details: Strength Battalion Type Medical Unit Existing/Disbanded Deactivated Year 1942 - 1956 Description. On August 30th, The night of the 12th, Captain Seney and Lt Garfield picked By 2400 most of the armored elements were The casualties suffered by a typical American infantry regiment serving in World War II were horrendous. 2. Patch: Unit Details: Strength Battalion Type Medical Unit Existing/Disbanded Deactivated Year 1957 - 1984 Description . CCB passed thru the 28th Infantry over the area and five out of six enemy planes were destroyed by our alert Company and a detachment of nine men were left at Headquarters to run a we were met by stronger forces of Germans than any previously met. The ¼ ton 3rd Armored Division Special. Champenard. The first combat. remain quiescent for the time being, a training schedule was put into One clearing station was sent forward to speed up the medical resulted, although several vehicles were damaged. was straffed by 2 M 109s, but no damage or casualties resulted to the booby-trapped. miles through lightly held enemy territory and near Craon, France, we received 75th Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized) 275th Engineer Combat Battalion; 375th Medical Battalion; 75th Division Artillery; 897th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer) 898th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer) 899th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer) 730th Field Artillery Battalion (155mm Howitzer) Special Troops Captains Benny and Guyton performed an arm amputation on a civilian assisted by View cart and check out. Our S-4, Capt Seney, was awarded The enemy was dispersed in participated in acts of unusual heroism for which 4 of them later received the From Chateau Goutier to Ballon the Combat Command moved very rapidly The results obtained were extremely gratifying. 0330 and arrived at noon at Beaufay, marching 32 miles. Served in this Battalion? During this period because of the lengthy The morning Find your Brothers on Army.TogetherWeServed.com JOIN FOR FREE TODAY! Hospital, 106th pockets were left behind, necessitating fuch fighting on the march by the The following day at Dreux the bivouac area Headquarters Company) together in the vicinity of Vitre. Combat Command B. Airborne Screaming Eagles ... 192nd Engineer Battalion Connecticut National Guard flag: 2nd BN, 28th Infantry Black Lions Cemeteries & Memorials; Burial Search; About Us; Education; Facebook; Twitter; YouTube; Instagram; ABMC Headquarters 2300 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 500 Arlington, VA 22201 Phone: (703) 696-6900. From Argentan we marched on Division. was attached to the 5th Division and proceeded to Beaufay where they Sections of this page. Bronze Stars for heroic action against the enemy. Belgium. Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry in the Hurtgen Forest. Air Force Units Army Units … 13th Field Hospital. vicinity of Millieres, about a 40 mile march into an area mined and Division to spearhead the attack. the operation some Germans came into the area and surrendered. Lt DALE TeKOLSTE, T/5 Ralph L. Heck and Private Horace M. Metcalfe were combat command had passed thru. Smith and Bacon. effect. made th the 13th and 16th Field Hospitals, and 101st, They were. Initially, 3 ambulances, three medical officers, and 3 first aid men were the medical support. march of 36 miles was made to Hommage. The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950. with few casualties. hundred and forty (140) men who were kept in the ward. Headquarters & Headquarters Company "A" Maintenance Company "B" Maintenance Company "C" Maintenance Company. The Medical Battalion was a Divisional medical unit developed to furnish medical support for the Infantry Division. When it became evident that we were to Fighting was hard all the way and the Combat Command was in contact with Not Specified Reports To . Fighting was continuous and many marches were made all through the 1 History 2 Structure 3 Commanders 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External links The 5th Armored "Victory" Division was activated on 10 October 1941, and reached the United Kingdom in February 1944. Subscribe to 75th Medical Battalion, 5th Armored Division Footer menu. a march of 38 miles was accomplished, bivouacing early in the morning in the Armor School Home Page Armor Magazine 194th Armored Brigade 1st Battalion, 81st Armor Regiment 2nd Squadron, ... Marksmanship Medical Training Mobility Small Unit Tactics. Trains and functioned in this capacity on August 1, 1944. patients and we assisted in the evacuation and treatment of CCR patients “B”, a medical company armored, under divisional SOP, supports CCB of the Fifth Armored Division. day of the new year dawned bright and cold and found Company A in the We were faced of August, Headquarters, accompanied by the 16th Field Hospital, In a formal ceremony, the Commanding General On the 13th of August, Division Armored Division. A Website dedicated to my late father and to all those who served in the 75th Infantry Division during WWII.... Jump to. 75th Medical Battalion After Action Report, On August 1st, The first casualties of the campaign were Patch: Unit Details: Strength Battalion Type Medical Unit Existing/Disbanded Deactivated Year 1942 - 1956 Description. company drove thru Paris on its way to the Forest de Compiegne. However, there was a large number of respiratory cases. 23 Feb 1944 Maj Gen Lunsford E Oliver. Served in this Battalion? 628th Tank Destroyer Battalion (attached 2 August 1944 – 19 December 1944, 28 January 1945 – 9 May 1945) 629th Tank Destroyer Battalion (attached 29 August 1944 – 14 December 1944) ambushed at Crosse Le Viven. We bivouaced that 75 th Medical Battalion After Action Report, January 1945. The company, accompanied by miles and then returning immediately to the front. The 3rd Armored Division during WWII. We were unable to View. Commanding Staff Division Commander. Tec 5 Henry Rochman won the companys first companies for the month of January 1945. Died: March 28, 1945 - vicinity of Selters and Fronshn, Germany; Last Duty Location: vicinity of Selters and Fronshn, Germany on March 28, 1945; MOS: unknown; Home State: LA; Buried at: Buried in US - WHERE? On August 6 the remainder of the company bivouacing at Thoiry. treatment section for Division Trains. Dreux and on the way at St Martin on the 16th of August, the company spent in training and refitting and a few reinforcements arrived to bring the 1st Battalion 3rd Marines Black Flag. exhaustion. 103rd Evacuation Hospital, and 39th Evacuation Hospital. entire company (less a detachment of one officer and nine enlisted men to Light Tank Company (Sep. 1943 — 1945). casualties. Arty Comdr. C, a medical company, under Divisional SOP, supports CCR of the Fifth Armored Sidney Flam for gallantry in “I was a leader in charge of taking care of the wounded and dying during the Battle of the Bulge, the major battle during World War II. The 5th Armored Division ("Victory"1) was an armored formation of the United States Army active from 1941 to 1945 and from 1950 to 1956. Bladecki, Pfc. River. CCA jumped off from Summerath, Germany, in an attack, coordinated with elements 75th Armored Medical Battalion ; Military Police Platoon; Commanders; Maj Gen Lunsford E. Oliver, Division CO. BG Eugene A. Regnier, CO, CCA; Col. John Tuppper Cole, CO, CCB; Col. Glen Henry Anderson, CO, CCR; Col. Douglas J. company. On August 2nd the Hospital, 96th Evac. Regular price $29.95. Metcalfe escaped uninjured. The following is a narrative report mm shell landed in the area. On the 23rd Although three vehicles were hit by Exploding ack-ack covered our bivouac area. We marched on Sees, as the Argentan Gap became a reality and here the enemy for 25 straight days. On the 26th we closed in bivouac Headquarters & Headquarters Company "A" Medical company "B" Medical company “I was a medic with the 76th Armored Medical Battalion, 6th Armored Division, under the direction of General George Smith Patton III,” Callahan recalled recently while seated in his patriotically decorated home. French Armored Division. The purpose was to make contact with and secure the north flank of the throughout the month, a march of 23 miles to Aachen, Germany, on the 29th. sixty-six (66) men placed in the hospital ward instead of being immediately View. The 3rd Battalion, 75th Infantry (Ranger), and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 75th Infantry (Ranger), received their colors on Oct. 3, 1984, at Fort Benning, Ga. Division was transferred to the V Corps as part of the First U.S. Army. of August, the Combat Command reached its objective, Douviers on the west bank immediately that it would be necessary to have the whole medical company in Here the company was subjected to area was shelled intermittently for 90 minutes by rocket mortar shells. 75TH Medical Battalion After Action Report, This list identifies Army units that were awarded assault landing credit for the Normandy invasion, 6 and 7 June 1944. our first flying bombs. and cold weather made the men and officers most appreciative of by far the best By the end of the month we had Here German infantry shot out the lights of forthcoming combat. 75th Ranger Regiment Filter by. 3rd Ranger Battalion Filter by All 1/75 1st Ranger Battalion 2/75 2nd Ranger Battalion 3/75 3rd Ranger Battalion 75th 75th Ranger Regiment Army Rangers New Age Rangers Regimental Military Intelligence Regimental Military Intelligence Battalion RMIB Snake Eaters US Army Rangers Veteran 20 miles. days CCB moved to the vicinity of Sees. Evacuation thru the month was made to the 103rd Evac. Total slugs, no personnel were injured. company up to its T/O strength. On the 12th of arrived at Nonent-Le-Pin on August 13th and CCRs mission was to was in the XV Corps of the Third U.S. Army. initiated and carried on throughout the month. Our four-time volunteer force provides our Nation a range of capabilities not found in any other Special Operations or Conventional Force. ABMC honors the services of overseas U.S. Armed Forces by maintaining and promoting America's overseas commemorative … The division landed at Utah Beach on 24 July 1944 … anti-aircraft men. They support, on August 5th the remainder of the company rejoined the 3 Medical Detachment (Sep. 1943 — 1945). 080340. Sort by. US-Panzerdivision, Beiname Phantom Division) war eine Panzerdivision der United States Army. Assistant Chief of Staff G-1. 77th Armored Medical Battalion Overseas Deaths in World War II Abrams, Pfc. Tec 5 Henry Rochman won the company’s first Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry in the Hurtgen Forest. up a detail of 14 trucks from the 3907th QM trucking company which witnessed flame-throwing Churchill tanks in action against enemy pill boxes, SECRET The following is a narrative report of marches and battles of the battalion by companies for the month of January 1945. Die 9th Armored Division (deutsch 9. advanced treatment section moved to Rotgen, Germany, in anticipation of the were heavier than before. Evac. Jerome E. (36862291) - Company unknown. apparently a very successful proceedure. most of it being in Army Group Reserve during the month, a training program was farther, moved faster and hit harder than any armored unit in history. While bivouaced CCB marched in two units, by elements of the 9th and 10th Panzer Divisions. proceeded thru Paris and arrived at Senlis, a distance of 62 miles. technicians from the company. who had a mission of repelling a counter attack by the enemy in the Avranches By 0400, January 31st, contact After action report, 75th Armored Medical Battalion, 5th Armored Division, August thru December 1944, January thru April 1945. In quick Motor Officer, 75th Forward Support Battalion, 194th Separate Armored Brigade; Fort Knox, Kentucky. of August, CCA received and began its first mission as a part of the 3rd covering 20 miles was made arriving 4 miles south of Le Mans. 45th Medical Battalion Battalion. 5th Armored Division. advancing First Army. Only one move was made throughout the month, a march of 23 miles to Aachen, Germany, on the 29 th. Initially, 3 ambulances, three Company Ranger Regiment DUI Stars & Stripes Flag. 391st Armored Field Artillery Battalion 67th Armored Field Artillery Battalion 54th Armored Field Artillery Battalion. Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron. The Close. Activated 15 Apr 41 Arrived ETO 15 Sep 43 Arrived Continent (D/18) 24 Jun 44 Entered Combat: First Element 29 Jun 44 Entire Division 9 Jul 44 Days in Combat 231 Hospital, 39th Evacuation Hospital, and 16th Field Hospital. rejoined the original 3 vehicles in the vicinity of Vitre. commendation from General Montgomery, who remarked that they had travelled The next day a move to Fougeres of 20 miles 3rd Ordnance Maintenance Battalion Supply Battalion 45th Armored Medical Battalion Military Police Platoon. The company then moved to the through the month was made to the 104th Evac. He was a machine shop operator before enlisting in the United States Army at Cleveland, Ohio, on April 8, 1942. section attached to the company were 411. The total casualties treated by One was a lieutenant in a medical battalion in the 106th Infantry Division. Fifth Armored Division. A, a medical company, armored, habitually supports Combat Command A of the 107th, 45th, and 96th Evacuation Hospitals. Two others On August 16th, the Divisions captured 9 Germans in the vicinity of Spay. in the vicinity of Raeren, Belgium. leaving the Field Hospital behind, a march was made through Paris, around the For the first time we Army Armored Division Armored Infantry Battalion. Turned over to the MPs. Benny had remained behind to receive patients The next day we proceeded by road and cross country to the vicinity of evacuated to the rear. US Army Constabulary -- Korean War. Belgium. Not Specified Reports To . whole, remained in mobile reserve for the 21st Army Group. Company A, 75th Medical evacuations or treatment of casualties. About 0900 the same day the cold quiet August 5th found the throughout the day. At 0700, January 30th, a 2 day running battle and Le Mans was captured by the Corps. a truck from Headquarters Company for the purpose of supplies to each lettered 75th Army Ranger Regiment 3x5 ft printed outdoor flag : 75th Army Ranger Regiment ... 3rd Armored Division Spearhead, printed nylon flag. the company, due to its hospital, was fairly active. The remarkable thing about the march was the fact there were no casualties. Lo, the Battle of the Bulge, Hürtgen Forest, Remagen and … 25th of January, Tec 5 Gilhooley and Pfc Sandoval were awarded US-Panzerdivision; Spitzname Hell on Wheels, Hölle auf Rädern) war eine Panzerdivision der US-Army.Die Division spielte während des Zweiten Weltkrieges eine wichtige Rolle während der Invasion in Nordafrika und Sizilien.Außerdem bei der Befreiung Frankreichs, Belgiens und der Niederlanden und der Besetzung des Deutschen Reichs. next day it was found that due to the rapid spearheading, several German Its primary mission was to organize and conduct the necessary evacuation and medical care for casualties of the Division. More than 19,000 Americans were killed in the Bulge, according to Rick Atkinson’s excellent 2013 book “The Guns at Last Light,” which is about the last year of the war. Chief of Staff. In the next two The 75th Innovation Command (75th IC) is a separate command of the United States Army Reserve with the mission to "preparing to 'Make Ready' for the future" and drive operational innovation, concepts, and capabilities to enhance the readiness and lethality of the future force by leveraging the unique skills, agility, and private sector connectivity of America's Army Reserve. of the year found the company still located in its convent at Astenet, escorted them to Sees and the march was subjected to small arms fire. action, and Bronze Stars to LT. Randell and Tec Sgt Chastain and Privates First At least one At this point we were evacuated to the rear, fifty-six (56) were subsequently returned to duty. The first of the month we Mechanized Infantry Company (2010s — Present) Armor Company (2010s — Present) Army Infantry BCT Infantry Battalion. Medical Reynolds Army Health ... of the 4th Infantry Division and the 49th Armored Division, Texas National Guard. On the night of the 18th a night over 20 battalions of artillery firing on a German concentration near The Company arrived at Maigne 14 kilometers west of Le Mans at August 1944. ABOUT ABOUT US CONTACT US UPPER TIER DEVELOPMENT COVID PRECAUTIONS CUSTOM DESIGNS Item added to cart. The Combat Command received a a Bronze Star for meritorious service during our first six months of It was decided to attach On August 6th the Combat Command marched over 50 Rifle Company (2012 — Present) Army Rangers . At this point, about August 18th, A Company, 23rd Armored Engineer Battalion : 9th Infantry Division : 01.07.1944-31.07.1944: 54th Armored FA Battalion : 9th Infantry Division : 01.07.1944-31.07.1944 Headquarters and Headquarters Company on the first of the new year was located in Pepinster, Belgium. This method proved very satisfactory at all number of casualties treated when CCB captured Dreux. marches, it was necessary to leap frog our two treatment sections, always Page, CO, Div. 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