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Wwii Us Army 5th Tank Destroyer Group History Ve Vj Day 1945 Austria Printing
Wolfe, and published in 1945 in Salzburg, Austria, while the unit was stationed there. Group History - VE Day 9th May 1945 To VJ Day 2nd September 1945' - Booklet contains General Orders for Awards and Citations for members of the unit as well as the one of the attached units. Nice condition as photographed with very light wear as seen - several other 5th TD Group Pieces Currently Listed.
Recent Estate Acquisition & Presented as Acquired, RARE. Unit History: Unit was activated at Camp Hood, TX, on Sep. The unit then moved to Camp Young, CA, which was part of the Desert Training Center, on Apr.
Supported the XV Corps and acted as their Anti-Tank Section. The unit moved into Germany on Mar. 18, 1945, and then into Austria on May. Arriving in New York on Dec.
Unit was deactivated on Dec. 4, 1945, at Camp Shanks, NY. Attached/Supported: X and XV Corps. Information gathered from WWII Order of Battle by Shelby L.
Harrison Herman (Original CO, KIA while serving with another unit in the Ardennes Campaign); Lt. 16, 1944 to Jan 25, 1945. 22, to May 11, 1945. Location August 1945: Sarrebourg, France. Group History - VE Day 9th May 1945 To VJ Day 2nd September 1945. Booklet contains General Orders for Awards and Citations for members of the unit as well as the one of the attached units. 5th TD Group Annex - Additional material not included in the unit history. Includes Personnel Roster with Addresses, Awards and Decorations, Command Post Locations, TD Battalion Attachments, Destroyed Armor Chart and an Autograph Section, which in this particular copy is blank. Check back often - we search estates and sources across the world to bring a fine selection of militaria. Please review all photos for details regarding the condition of the item listed - further condition information will be included in the listing as is relevant, if you need additional photographs or have questions regarding the condition please do not hesitate to ask. I describe all items to the best of my ability - please do not hesitate to ask any and all questions prior to the close of the listing.
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- Region of Origin: United States
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Austria
- Theme: Militaria
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Conflict: WW II (1939-45)