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Anti-Tank Unit
1941 - 1945

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Tank Destroyer Forces
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 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion Unit Book

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1 Member Who Served in This Unit

  • Lee, James, T/5, (1942-1945)
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History of the 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion (Source is the 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion Unit Book Published 11July1945 printed by "Muster-Schmidt") LTD., Gottingen (Germany)
(Text of pages 9 through 34 of the 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion Book) FORTUNE AND THE BRAVE The story of the 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion begins on July 2, 1941 in Fort Dix, New Jersey. The ... More
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Army Presidential Unit Citation
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Per General Order 21 Dated 12FEB1947 Section III - BATTLE HONORS, - As authorized by Executive Order 9396 (sec. I, WD Bull. 22, 1943), superseding Executive Order 9075(sec. III, WD Bul. 11, 1942), ... More
Battle of the Bulge
The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France and Luxemb ... More
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1944 - 1945
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
(Rhineland Campaign 15 September 1944 to 21 March 1945) Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and th ... More
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1944 - 1945
Battle of the Ruhr Pocket
The Ruhr Pocket was a battle of encirclement that took place in late March and early April 1945, near the end of World War II, in the Ruhr Area of Germany. It marked the end of major organized resista ... More
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1945 - 1945
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)
Normandy Campaign 6 June to 24 July 1944) Early on D-Day airborne troops landed in France to gain control of strategic areas. Aerial and naval bombardment followed. Then the invasion fleet, covered by ... More
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1944 - 1944
Operation Cobra
Operation Cobra (25–31 July 1944) was the codename for an offensive launched by the First United States Army seven weeks after the D-Day landings, during the Normandy Campaign of World War II. A ... More
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1944 - 1944
Battle for Brest
The Battle for Brest (7 August 1944 – 19 September 1944) was one of the fiercest battles fought on the Western Front during World War II. Part of the Allied plan for the invasion of mainland Eur ... More
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1944 - 1944
Battle of Hurtgen Forest
The Battle of Hürtgen Forest (German: Schlacht im Hürtgenwald) is the name given to the series of fierce battles fought between U.S. and German forces during World War II in the Hürtgen ... More
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1944 - 1944
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