A complete overview of the evolving organization, tactics, doctrine, weapons and equipment of the US Infantry in the Pacific, Mediterranean and European theatres, from 1944 to the war's end. This follow-up to Battle Orders 17: US Army Infantry Divisions 1942-43, covers the critical period 1944-45 when changes instituted by Lieutenant General Leslie J McNair, the head of the Army Ground Forces and an organizational genius, were imposed on an army reluctant to change. The book includes a table outlining all 66 US Infantry Army divisions that served during World War II, and analyzes the organization of manpower and resources that turned these divisions into a war-winning army.... draftsman and drove jeep, 1 drivera#39;) 1 3/4-ton truck, 1 jeep 2 rifles 1 SMC 3-65( 59)1 8 M-7 GL (one per three M1 rifles) ... chief) 12(15) Pvts (1 [T-4] radio repair, 3(6) [1(3) T-4, 1(3) T-5] radio opertrs, 2 [1 T-41, 1 T-5] record clerks, 1 gen clerk, anbsp;...
|Title||:||US Army Infantry Divisions 1944-45|
|Publisher||:||Osprey Publishing - 2013-02-20|