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Condition of roads and weather: See i below.
Rem:J.l'ks (other pertinent data): See i below.
7 June 1944= Left Tid;vorth G:u-rison 05508 via organ1c moter travel
.t'-rived Dorchecter, Fnr;land, 1145B. Weather fair, roads ,ood, distance
52 ::liles. Purpose: Travel to Area then to Port of lhbarkaticm
o)er1.t1 ons in Fr"nce.
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9 June 1944 Lei't Dorchpster, at 19jOB bY' organic motor travel.
;;.r-rived,leY::l.outh, l:h Port nf K.lbarkation and began loading on LOT. Roads
'OOd,.'18?,ther /:;000. Distance trwcled 14 miles. PurpOsel Operations alainat
til'!>. ene;:y in France.
11 Junli ' :;44: .Arrived at heach near St. Laurent sur Mer, France, 1030B.
Disc,'lbctrk()c "t 1330:3 r..nd m::u-ched to Asscr.l,ly Area 1 mile West of Formi::ny tar
Left Area 2045B :,nd "1::,..rchcd 14 mUes to position S.E. Lamine,
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1 JnJ'r ] "'/.4: Lc"t h5vou:J,C 3 171:1, 3. J. Lanne, .i;raI1ce at 1400B bY' organic
lOtor 2. 1/2 mi SE Foulo;:ne, France. Distance traveled: 13
'niles. s '000., fair., .,
17 Jul:r 1
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/.4: Left 'uivouac 2 "Ii SE Foulocne, France a.t 2035B. Ardved 1 lid.
":',i IJ,:ine, .''r:.l',Ce 2130B. Dist'mce traveled 1,3 miles. RCtMS ,ood, weather olear.
:;6 July "l4!;: Left bivouac 1 ni SI'/ La;tine, hance, at 1145B; travtiled 18
Jiles to 5 :'J St 10, France. ROlds good, weather oloudy.
V Jul v J Vi: Left !2ivouac 5 mi s\rj at Lo, France at 1345B, arrived at
:.It 223013. Roads 2:000., \verither rainY'. Distanoe traveled 14 miles.
;;:.\ Ju1 v rUt: l,eft Bivounc, Dan:;y, ?l',ince, r\t 0345B. Arrived Notra Dame
dL' Ge;lil}y, ;.'1'l,:lce Oc:?3!)T:l. Distcu,ce tr:weled 3 "111es. Roads good, weather iair.
:;" J ,1\r 19/.4: I (3ft 3iv (mac , :: otre D'l1'le de Fr:1nce at 17.30B. Arr'ived
10w::c'uJl;c, France 18303. traveled 5 miles. Roads Cood, weather olou.d1.
31 July J('/,$: left 1?jvour.tc, LC'n7cnne, :Jot l055B. A,;'rived Notre Dame
de CrniJly, j!'r :l1ce 12(1)0. trave}cd 10 miles. Roads good, weather tair.
:; ,,\u l"AL: left l; otre D:3,Fle de Cenilly, France at 1645B. Arrived
FC1'C,\', :.t lr,JOP.. Djst:mce traveled 10 miles. Roa.ds weather oloudy.
3 Auuqt 1M: I,eft Bivouac, h',nce at 09JOB. Arr1,ved haMe
l:)OJ. :'..1,,'.(13 W(;;J.tj'er fair. Distance tra.veled 4 miles.
/ .. ;loll '\pt ]c/,4: taft Bivouac, l'onbray, France a.t ll30B. Arrived Courson, Franae

"If f3.ir. traveled 2J1 miles.
5 Au 'uct JS'o/;.: Left at Fr:mCe at 1030B. :\rrj'led St Seyer
O',lv 1,"::)", ,'1''.l1('0. ':Ie"t:'er clondy. Distance tr,:\Vr--iI.ed 10 r,j.les.
5 -1 "1St ) ',I;': 10ft bJ,VOll"1C,' at CCllvados, Fr1ll1ce at 0700B. Arrived
,"U'8Pt0l1, .l.'::-l.JlCC :'(0,l';5 ,:,nC:dy, '.'I(;atlier rain. 52 miles.
1 :,' 'ust, 1<".44: Lc:'t bi VOUClC, i'rQ,tlCe 8,t 0750B. Arrived at Sees,
t ('6 IS} \veather fair.
.tn ':'-:t :)iv::c::?"c J (::>, Fl"'ncE: l''}40B. Arrived St An'1e,' Fr'lnce
L:', t.':"lVcJ I'.-j} (:3. ,.;ee.ther clol'J5.y, roads ":000. .: .',.
2Q ',;,nL" 'f, 1 '',/i: I,c"t biv.\Uuc "t .3t i11'!lle, l<!-:.'I.nCe "t 07)00. Arrived Vernui1,
L'j"1.11Ce ,:t. J:C J,3 :liJ.c:;. ',;c'J.ther cle:3.r, rOf,iQS :':ood.
2J. H" c, c:t i"ft 'u:iVOl'[',C o.t '!crnuiJ., .Fr:::.nce at 1250B. Arrived Breteuil,
.!":"T1ec ",t J '. 18 ':J.10s.,'ieather clear, roads ,::,ood.
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: l"i't r>'+, Frtnce at 0930D. Arrived ,Conches,
7:l "',t. 1 /,'):, '. tr3.velc(1 i!1i1es. :-ie:lthcr l:cdn, slippery.
c:; ,,' " " J 18ft Conches, tT:mce at 0930B. Arrived Le Neubour"
G 1:;O,'}. ")' 'J L "0r:J.V ] cd : ,'+ 'Je.:ct;er 0J oudy wd rainy, roads wet
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:2.4. ,,:i; J"',4.: biv')'1.c [l,t Le l:euhou.r:.:, i''r2.J:lcC at 10/... 5B. Arrived Eectomare,
',t J .LJ' ,t" co tr",veJ 15 :1ilt:8. ',ie::rt;"er C10l,l,dy 3.nd Te:1,n. RQ'lds wet
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2J ,;C' '/.: l.r'ft 1)jvou'1c 2.t 'lt 06003. Arrived Bonnier,
:""':, 'W" ,t 1/)30:;:). J:rt'::,r!c(' tr'lVcl,cci I;) ;',:1:'.e8. 'le"ther clear, roads
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] st Lt. Geor::e h. Bennett
T-5 Luvern J. i:).rt'f'n
fvt. V o:-'d D.
St .3.,:t C". Coolecy
Frc Leroy \lJ'.IJ) Ska::cs
Pvt GJ.al'cncE' V. '::tyi'1 .. 1d
:'-1. lllt:er 1';1:-1
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pre !iomsr E. Townse:1Q
Pvt ',m 1111'1 ,T. Vo:-t,ek
pre Arthur \1. FOl'kl'
Lt. Col. HUGh :'i. .Exton
CnI Ti.obcrt K. VinCN\t
prc raul J. Roten
T-5 Oharles E. O'Conner
T-5 Harry J. :.aehaelson
Pvt Ralph :,1, Scott,
Pvt BE'njamin F. r!oaher
prc }:ueben J. KoJpack
T-5 Alvin-L. Arnold
2nd Lt. Loois D. lrkSw&1n Jr.
St. Sf''t. Kenneth L. J'reymiJJ el'
T-5 'Cornelius (Nta) Sexton
Jst Lt. Ralph il. Ibrke
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G!:'.:-t !;'l1.:i:-ert (I. Sb-:.rd Jr.
F:"c st&ruey A. Aniol
f'fc 10 :So C'17ens
ey ;ht;!ler
T-::: E::-ncs"'J C. Taylor
T-5 C. Jones
pre ;n:: ian (K'1) :::'culre
Pf'c Clyde ','i."Iar;-.on
.3t. Fr G. ;lcClintock
V. Gregory
pre 'i'lsl ter D. Malcowski
Pvt Philip (rn,u) Maiorana
T-5 F.arold He Pollock
st sst Edwin C.
T-4 I.!atthew Morda
St Hubert O. Jones
Pte tiUUe P. Kelly
Pto CorrinoC. Fierelli
Pte V1r,U J. tell .
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P'ormer and Present MCr.1bers who Have D1atin,.;uished Themselves in Actiom
I;.t. Col. Harold G. Ha,Ynard
Pvt. P. Kelly
prc John H. Howle
T-5 Martin R. Mc Grift
Cpl. Roy E.
T-4 Georze C. Horton
T-5 Bondie E. Gunter
Capt Hubert Schucht
T-5 Ju1:l an R. IIerrtngton
T-5 Edward T. V:m.;han
Sgt. Roy Thompson Jr.
Sgt. JoseiJh T. S.'intino
Sgt. Charles G. Jones
, Szt. I; orl;1.Sl'ld E. Hadfield
2nd Lt Ralph 7i Burke
Pvt ',"f::>.lter J. Yocm:l(;llouis
T-5 Robert Ii. :;:o.tliff
Fvt Gh"J.I'les P. j:l1::<:er
2nd Lt. Gr:3.y" fu:.is
1st Laverne A. Jones
2nd 'Lt Earl D. Lavis
::t. 3r.!t. LOl.u.e O. r:ryrmt
Pvt Melvin ,i. ',UJJ.ial1s
Pvt Gh'u'le3 F.
Pvt T0;11 Z. . tr on':
Pvt Jesils :;:.
Pvt 'Iazie I,. no',im0n
Pvt G. hard:1
Fvt John Orton d.
Pvt Lobert
Pvt Donald J. Kuck
Pvt 3tove (:: 1) Jo;,nstr:m
:F-vt h. ::inote
Pvt ?hilp'}raf
P\T"t .:u.ix::':.
Pfc Ch.rJ as (1;' I) p, 1'1 J.an
Pfe ;lXn0]d O.:1'ls
Pfe Jorm p.
Pfe John E. IiiJJ
Ifc HmrVd C. "J.:,dcn
Ffc John I.
Pfc Char] es .<.... ?unk
T-5 ;,b.xie (,: 1) ..; rrl:r
1'-5 CorneJiu8 (r) Sexton
1-5 ?r".ncis .. ,:/;>o.u1')01
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T-5 Josey,10 ,'. lJet:'J.aa
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Cl'l Hobert A. j'f,'rCnr.
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1st S.-:t '}iJ.:,ore E. GtTr:\er
1st Lt l'i.:i.ch'.c-d C. : ,oseS
C:):ot Philip D.7ers
2nd :Lt. l2e:F!ett
Silver Star 14 Au: 44
Oak Leat' Cluster 17 Aug 44
Bronze Star 20 Jul 44 I
Silver Star 7 Oct 44
Bronze Star 28 Sept 44
Croiz de Guerre 25 J 3.n 45
3ronze Star 24 Jul 44
Bronze Star 24 Ju1 44
Bronze Star 24 Ju1 44
Bronze Star 24 Jul 44
3i1ver Star 14 Aug 44
Silver Star 14 Aut: 44
Bronze Star 16 Aug 44
Bronze Star J.6 Aug 44
Bronze :3tar 16 Auc 44
Bronze Star 16 Au:: 44
Bronze Star 16 .rlug 44
Bronze 3tar 16 Aug 1r4
Bronze Star 16 Au:;: 44
Bronze Star 16 iiuC 44
Bronze Star 28 1..4
Silver 22
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3'it u1';ar (':-::r) Sargent
.3:t 'enl'Y J. L:lllg
S:t JolLY} (H IT) Brl3.ho
Fvt John F. BlaskovUoh
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attemrted to eain the road :J.t a l'oint about 1500 Southeast.. :"ere the
column encountelhd the outpost manned by the other Forward ObsE'xver of the
Battalion. A 57MM ,.nti-tank ,!un of the outpost knocked out the coJur1n's les.d
inc vehicle which blocked the road. The two Observers of t:-te 7Zth
Armored Field ArtiJ1er7 Battalion then proceeded to move the fire of the Bat
talion up and down thf' r08.(1 between them, com:letely w1p1DI out the column.
The first Forward Observer was firing on the m'lin colu;1Jl'l before Che reeoll
naissance colui1ll1 hit the Batt"l1ion'a area, and it W:l.S t"e indirect ,":rh,:: 0(' IIA"
&1 t.tery which ha] ted tb 1" conraiBsance colllmn in front of t
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continued to on the r',3,in colurnn throu.".hout entj.r, action. 51;:,,!] tveo1l 31y
with the]:tcin:.: 0: in6:jrrct rire on the co]n'ln, perr::onnel of E,lttet':' II :11,
kiJJ ed six1ermrms took as :-/dsoner3 twenty-five nore who were tryi -,-, 3n
filtrate into t:18 ;)oslt.ion. Three ,.:W:8 .')1': :>ttery "J:."::u-;d ,"o.,r""T:; of
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troop trmr'-ortc;, ci.c()/LJ':ed on boaoh four miles aoutheut ot Gel.. :;10117
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from L;T iI4 '.rore unloaJcd by IlC&nS or LOf's on led Beube t.ar (ft) aUt .........
of :Jioily. Btltt::ll1on, lese aattery now. want 1at.o poe1tion and ,.....,.. tID
. of vchicle3 a.ooomplished while 1n tJd.. pos1tioD. fDrpoNol
CJ .;.. Qf LJattory "C" wns in :lotion on iohill date. ItlUAte4.an .............
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501<11cr was EI'VtlOUlltOd. llattel'f nC jo1Md battalion 1D. poaltlo.. ltarW ti.......
fon111rd b
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11. lMa.
l3attalion I'lent into. pofl:ition tiTe (5) 111.1.....t of Gel.., 8ldl,y at 0_ I ., __
propo.rcJ to l3UppOrt the lot lni'antl7 libido. a'ttuk OIl tId.. 1'..w1 ......
over Pl vcd roads \.,hioh WON 01U8" &8 WeatberJ ele&I". tat... .ra1e aDf. -"'::r
ox.oollWlt. Lett poSition tive (6) Dd.lea .ut 0e1a, Ile1q __ 1600 ..... _
......n (11) milnc to new pod.tion tCJV "> .u......-.t ...... a..uw Ia .....
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An'd, PA aa). an! 60 eal.1.fttd - \be WMJ_ - .....'
tOT' pDt....... pud .
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l., t. .( .::Jet' or the I;;.'. '" It..11an Bl.tt(:r.i loc ad
r 1 '7-',,", ; i ',0 '"ire t,'" ,"U; 'Jl,l compile firing t4bl!'!s. Prior to
:.' it. ) 111,: of t,:(' t'irinp, on ill '"Una "ere
... L ,.,1CC :j... ilfX>l1 ' ..hi': f\mct,lon
')' [.1, J.Js:L.,,:, r' .. ,llplicat.ed it in80fnr .1.8 pOenble. '!t>On ruinr: one I"'::-.md,
.... !u S tnL:r i, .. "te:.an..iZS:,1 WaS danagcci ,:w.k1f\j: l'urt.bBr tlrlnp thnt. UI\: ':, ")stJibl
-l::s '/':I'\' '" ". \'') ro:.JU::C fir.in{: on';l'l';lll't 2 ,tn, urorl I'Ormr of t'1r1.n,r
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0 ,.:1 Co:....') ... L at R
u ,La t". j'>Qri _. COV0r<,C by t..h1. report the b&,-,talion fU;lCtionod 1lnlCr
,!.l. itllled ..n;'> (Copies l\tt,l\ch-ed). in '.i .!.;l
in/; 1'>"'1'. ,all" c;J.ist.hr!n.icf; "nd foo:, drill, firing of t:.:;es w.::u.pOQ8,'>l"i,l,ll
lz:d ,,,rl.u,dnr. pa.r"iea, and nwneroua claSlM8 l('cture!l b:., 'orfic rs
011(1 CQi:J.i 'oten.. nan-con:d.asiancd oi'Iicel'8 of "he ars-nisa'ion. Cons:1:lcrahle timu
','fall 9,'('1'. in oorv1c1ng and ropa1.r at vt:lnic1tla, ot puna and l.ntt"ection
.oJV: r3,..1.,c,' .. l"nt. iJf .-u1rncnt. Organizui recrcntior. and si htsl';('il:' trJ,'"l8
o (1....1 ot i-'alcnno were COndtlCted tar nll Inen at Ule orj9l.TlizatiCW1.
pereorwu.l ot svY1ce Bat.tezoy Met D.. aetnent. of 7At.h Amid I'A ...., Who Wf}'O
lett in lior.Jl .. rrica Wldvr tIle COOK.1and vf capt.lln JuHM. nr.LL,
19 ottioera. 1 ,.1.t.%'1"8Clt orne.,. .uillt.ed mf.'n were dinder' ini,O t1llO (2)
f,roupa. \;rollp One 0QIlIIWLllec1 Caat.ain JUtai .I.. 1l..LL, and Lng or 10 ot.! ,C ;'9,
1 o.rncor. tIhd 190 eoll-..c men blYouaced 1'3 "'Ill.. IIOUth Tabutca,
:urda1a. ';roup.lIID, undel' the CQ(JI;:JWld of let U"ut.. I\1LL.I..AM J. /Ii .... W:i, wt'd.iab 1.
attached to :.pe 67th AJ'II'Q looated 1 .uea 80Uth ..,
u.s1"1&. l'ot.u. tor t:roup TWo. "" q otrlcere and l.64 _licst.erl ...
or l)nt,ter,{ aud b&Mrl em 1'ePOP. 1ncluat"
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On August 21, 1943, after preliminary test of ona gun of the
152-45)1.{ Italian Coastal Battery located at B 18447.3, firing was resuned in order
to compile firine tables. Twenty-eight (28) rounis were fired am data recorded.
On August 25th, twenty-seven(27) rourds were fired. '"ith the recorded data from.
all of this firing, adequate firing tables were completed. On this date, only
two of the guns were in firing condit.ion, there being N3cessary tiring IIISchani8JU
still missing on the ot.her two guns. irluiries ani searches were at:Ul
made by the Ordnan::e Battalion in order to have all four guns in tiring
cordition.
On August 24th, on crd.era from the Executive Officer, secom Armored Division
the battalion established two night observation posts located. at B 2l..644S
ani B 182469 for the purpose at reporting azimuths of any lights or fires obaervecl
in thUi area. The lighte were then plotted. aul reported to Combat COIIIID8Ji "Bn. {" "
At 2215 B, 24th August, a group of fires were observed at B 016354 am waa
to CCB. At 2245 B, orders were received from the Oonmanding General, secom ArI1Jttr
eel Division, to m::we two 14-7's to a poeition to fire on these fires. The Battery
Commanier of Battery C, 78th Arm'd FA Bn., was ordered to move out with two 1I-7'a \
ani OnB radio vehicle at 23J.5 B. Approxinately 25 miles bY' road had to be trawled
before a position within range arxl from which target could be seen. By 0200 B,
25 August, these fires had .greatly d.1.minished. as seen by the observers. BY the "
time the 11-7' a had reached a position within range the fires were barely vie1bJ.e
from the OP'a, aM coulD. not be seen from the IeW gun position or vicinity. After
consulting the E;apcutive Otficer, S8colJi ArJOOred Division Artilla17, the Battery
COIIIDBDier of Battery IIC", _s directed by this Headquartera to return to biVOuac,
arriving there at 0600B. A reconnais8ance was JlBde the b,y tba
Battalion Conaanier to aacertain why the tires could not be ..en from the tinal
gun position on the night betore. 'lbe location of the fires was ident1tied by
burned 8pata on the grouni at the point .eo reported the previous night am trom
contact with the ArDllaMtd Rag1Jl8nt t.roope atationsd in the area. It wu tourd
that these spots were in a draw in the hills and. beh1D:l a ridge 1Ihich prohibited.
observation trom any position on the beach directl1' nan to the tOlfU at
Caste) J ADInA,.. SUbeequsnt night OP' 8 were Jllinned tran the 25th of August through the
night of 29th - 30 August a.rd reporta were made as clirected.
On August 25th, announce.nt. was made at Headquarters, secoa:l Armored Diyieicm,
of the appointuant. to warrant Oft1cer (J.G.) of sergeant. Donald. F. V1nni8,
Headquarters and Headquarter8 Battery. Aaaignnent wae Dade in hie original orpD
1tsation on the 8ame hie dutiea Radio and
On August a Battery at 152-4(10( Italian Ra.1l.roa GUIIII "'8 mand. to the
etat.ion at Partin1.co and the Battalion .. ordered by the ElaIoutive atticer,
secom ArIICIred Division Art1lla1'7, to DaI1 and tire .... when in oOld1tion. IBNA
19at1ona were made to t1D:l wsins IIISchani.. of the guas. 'lbrc)lWl ,be aj4
of the Ordnance Battalion, one gun was _e ready to tire on Aucuat 3ln. TWelSJ""
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eight (2a) roWll. were fired alii data recorded far firing table,. Plana were
t.o fire all four guns on September 2nd, depemins upon ava1lab1l1t.;y at
JIIissillg p.rt.
On August. 30th, Bat.t.e17 located 7 mUe, northwe,t of Palermo, Slo111'
with Division Special aesene am "C. Batter,y located. 7 JI1le. North at Partin1co,
Slo1l7 e:lChanged locations, each int.o the area vacated b;y the other.
Change was made in order to give Batter;y "A" an opportun1q to part.loipe.t.e in the
Battalion Training Program.
On August. 31st a Division CPX was col11uctecl. At. the terminat.ion of" the
eDrciee, a sit.uat.ions overlay was 8Uba1tted to Headquarters COHB", as directed,
showing dispositions at troops aM enelIG" installations.
Status of 7at.h Arm'd FA an., personnel at. the period ending August 31, 1943
is shown as foll.ow8: In 28 Officer, 1 warrant Offloer and 423 enl1sted
Dn. At Tarbaca, Tunisia, 10 Officers, 1 warrant Officer, am 190 enlisted man.
At. Port.-Aux-Poules, Algeria, 9 Officers ani 164 enlisted nen.

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J'1UR1U. LJP' mvD:'S
8BVIUlTY-KI1H'lH .UunBSD 'IIID AllTILIERY BAT'l'ALI ..
,tiLl> 'fJADIi
.J\&M 1 tl) June 8
.0,..1 elellWnta of Battali?n r"lold Tra\.na oonti.ruo under oontrol or .,.,..nt
batl;er1... Traln1.Dr" admlntat",tlon, ,.nd r,U"'I?ly wu ttvlt "lr the r.ttal1on.
B!VOU&OI mS,le. loutheut of st. aloud. Hr-erl., }hrth .'l.friOll.
11Y1t part or the TBt';al1C11l to be trained 1n 1I.l'llh1.b\. 'UL; "llt!t:..tlom left
rattaU 'n bivouao are'\ lit 1000 B tor "ref! nnd ne : blV1l\Jao. Re_inlnr.
:>ereonm1 rind oqub_nt Oomliate'l I):" tho :')l1:}>rin' nlkl ')uJ"")0II0 ot thte
Jourm1 wLll be lmfJWn al Ar'l >rod F'ie 11 .,rtUlery Fie ld 1J'1111111
ott'i_" - 21
:>tt'1_n - 1
Jl!nlllted !ltn -361
Wbleled Vehiolel -101 (1n01 trnllen)
1"I'ILok IayiDl': Vehioles - 29
Small &rr:J8 fir1.nr" 11l'l1nto_noe e,f whlolea rmd 8cplpment, or""n1...,d athletloe,
oounlote aheok of bado 10llds at unnunitln for all v.:li.ol.ea. [n8'l.r"J ,tlon in
oMndoal warfnN. [w::truotton in 1nterro'':!ltl)n 'r ')rl.olWn>f war by En,gUah
and Araer10an 1n3 ,'latoon of five rr If tl'9.oke nrn n 1:"T1ll1 orevl8 al9d on
alert statua for Dlvhi"n.
.rum 23
Thren (3) 1f('toer't and thtr4.;'<-f"lr (34) IItB Gttnt t" "lld . tV')UQO of'
landln: te";ll8 to:) Let U., l\ d lMmY onr.t), 2100
June 24 t'> .1" hr 2
July
July" to July 13
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July 14.
One offioer and .....nty-v.n enUsted. men "nd twenty-nine .... Mole. _0
'hId Traina from .lI!It Infantry tor J"A.ti 1M A..nd admini.tration on road. aroh to
nnoi.ty of Bl ..rte, Tuniaia, U()rth Atnoa. Hine office" and. ONl-I'und. .... 81zty
wn .!lUsted ;.,.n, twenty-nine tl'9.ok ".htoles with armo...d traile" &lid GIll 8'
X 6t ld.tohen tr"'.lOt: all I'ltta.o:\8d to 61+'h "1"II1'd Re::tm8nt f''>r trana"orta1J1,.,n by __r
to unlmovm d.sttmtl 'U.
Ju ly 115, 1943
D1yt)U&OI 5/8 nd Ie east of Affrevil18, f!orth Africa. Lett b1vl7U&o are.
12':: nt Ie" !]'uthDo.et of' St. C1ou,! North '. frioa by tl"llok 0'1l!Y07 tor
vicInity ()t' Bi.:erte, '1"-1nt51", !hrth \frtoa at 07:1) B. Arrivinp; in biTouao aNa
6/8 miles e,':3t f)f Iff'revt1lD, :,l".rla, ';rt1Iifri f 2130 B. lltat"noe'raftled
193 niles. i81lthe l' olear, I!lOl"1le exce 1lent.
Ju 1y 16, 194 ;S
BlVOUIlOI three 1'\;.166 81l!lt of 'hns,)url-DeS 1l1..1J9.lIfi, A1ger1a, NIrth Afrioa. x.n
hiv):1'\C 'lre'! 5/8 mllos e'sL of' i\ffreville, :\Ir;ertt. A1'r'oa B. Arriwd
t1lrer' nll"e .Rnt ,r 'ftlU.liluri-J)ea -R1blIlS, North Africa, 225> 8. D1atanoe
t ....'veled 173 r.tileB. ;feather cle'lr, lTlOl"'lle
Ju ly 17, 1943
niV0I.1'IOI .. r:rl.le n'>rt1lft'lst of Am-
1
.T'U1o, '\1'6 i.a, Afrl.on. IJtrt livooao
area thn" miles e'16'; ofhna"'lri-DeS-Bibnna, A1:e.10., North AfriOll at 073) B.
Arriwd i.n biv 'lHlC >ll'Ofl mile north.Rlt ')1' Am-:I'LILO, A1r,eril1, :;)rth Afrioa
17:1) B. Dlatn. oe tr"vuled 175 clear, mornle .xcellent,
Ju ly 16, 1:)43
'llVf)I1"oa me :'Itle west ',f .:'v'rd:;}8OU, Tm1.si.. , '! rth Afrl.cn. ;.!'t btv,)uno One
,tltt b, '\11':8rtl1, l!r"lrth Af'rton 9.t 0700 Be Arrived in b1vouac area
one .1i.l.fI \.1H" ,f orVrd'lB.l , T:ni.l.a, N'rth ."rri.01\ at 1700 B. Distl'l.noe tl"!1veled
} m las. './e t'18r ole" r, exoe llent.
Ju 1y 19, 191 3
B1vo'I'\ca "'tV6 mtlor. o)rtmrost ,)f !1iser':;e, \fri.ofi. 1Jt"t biv',uaO
mo :.lile we.: t ,,1' rrl":':BOl!, 1'un18i8, N rth H'rioa at 0700 B. Arrlved in blvoua.
"roe. five l1'>rthwcst 'f nt&l!trte, T lnisi", :\ rioa at 1700 B. Di.':nnGe
tr.vo1ed BO ..rl.1es. : ':':.her clellr, rllrala oxoell.ent.
Ju ly 20, 1943
j,Rster So:t Cherry disohl1rl':thlc}x' ;;'.'rvioe tn ',oee,t .,olltliuton P1S Caotain AtlS.
Or. ,t r ;v '. \ched \UlIl6S i <,jn' .,'\ .38 rv Btry t: 1.3 lie. te.
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'.i6... f1 1 .. , . Tn:, '_r '} ',L 'n in " /l r)r ,,'ne'e..;. ,\ 11 ... ,18$,li te.tei in
-. 'l!J. it)!")!' :- I;" ;. .; 'J' 1 b t!. nIn'I ty10 oanni:; 'e r
'': Loor ...... p.r.lla'.:.!,'P,J, . .)i' ,.t. 4h:t le"bll'ry lid t.. n y-nt ..
,."O;"I.clefl [I" !"r.; ,1.. t"Cnr.:.i pteV ,'r:lNi to TraLns of'lat
.. r :.
J . .l 1;,' J) t 'J I\.J r:1l!'! t 7
If.1 c " .i ')1' ;-:nieed athle';il)s. "h 'elMl herd.nil\(, "r .11
Tr:.lira> j )!.lleO Divi61.'ln z.ap;ue \'rl.Dlltn: .....n I;&=-' out ot n1.M pla,-d
;.J- -;';':ii ,. 4"1..
In"; "1"':1 "ttac'lOd :J Artillery J!II.ttnll1n for P'Jr>o <>l trn'\ntZJ
ad!'\ L nisiOZ'" ti. n: I . '") In 'HH S.:).. Hq.. 21"'d \.0.. Res1' ESI.) I)D. dB ted Aur.u1t
8.
.\u":Utlt J tIl a..: " .. et 1.0
.ll.vouaol r';.loe r,nrt!r,Mllt ,[" ;11 ;' nitli'l. 11 )rtl1 Af'r1.OII.
' .. .. t (. 16.. o', r r). d "l: ro .
U.V.,.r.CI 4 3/10 ,.na... 6out, ,[' 7d.lUrlat. 1'11niSt . J7'rth A"ri,''i. r..rt bl'Y'l\ao .....
6 mllali 'If lll..,.tA.: ;nteb, North AMoa 01., B. Arrlftd in bl'Youao
area 4 nile. wouth ...t .,r Tabtrka. Tum8i Worth a.f1'tM lUI B. Ii.tan.
nnro1wd ')7 miles. wellther' olear. :':.:lrale exeellent
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Uaua 1 oamp d uti
lat Lt. Fay :'pom d;ty D. wi th D1vld 'D Arti 1
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U.ual d'rt;1.e. or .qub_nt end. wht.olee.
23. 1s.t3
2:5 to AUlPUet 81
.TOuaO , I/lO _U.r .outh ot Tabaplla. TIl_h. lfnnh At'rioa. :;lual.1t'> cluti
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