Author Updates and Archive Additions
September 18, 2022
My online archive now includes the following field orders issued by the 11th Armored Division during January 1945. These include an overlay that I’ve superimposed on a 1:25,000 topographic map.
FO 4, CCB, 11th AD, 13 Jan 45
Intel Annex, FO 10, CCA, 11th AD, 12 Jan 45
Weather, 11th Armd Div, 14 Jan 45
June 19, 2022
The 11th Armored Division section of my online archive now includes the following intelligence reports.
S-2 Estimate, CCB, 11th AD, 12 Jan 45
Intel Summary, CCA, 11th AD, 13 Jan 45
Tac Intel Report, CCA, 11th AD, 17 Jan 45
May 21, 2022
This month, I’ve posted three documents from the operational records of the 11th Armored Division. Two of them are intelligence reports based on prisoner interrogations.
History, 42nd Tank Bn, 17 Dec 44 - 17 Jan 45
Daily Int Rpt, 13-14 Jan 1945
Daily Int Rpt, 14 Jan 1945
11th Armd Div Code Names
April 17, 2022
Last summer, while at the National Archives, I scanned documents relating to the 11th Armored Division and its operations during the Battle of the Bulge. Today I’ve posted the following combat interviews.
22nd Tank Bn (Wingard)
41st Tank Bn (Sagesser)
42nd Tank Bn (Ahee)
G-2, 11th Armd Div (Slayden)
March 24, 2022
Today I’ve added three more map overlays to my online archive. Like last month, these pertain to the 2nd Armored Division in April 1945.
Overlay, CCA 1945-04-14
Overlay, CCA 1945-04-15
Overlay, CCR 1945-04-02
February 18, 2022
This month I’ve posted two map overlays in my online archive. Both concern the 2nd Armored Division during the final weeks of the war in Europe. I’ve added another combat interview, too. More next month.
Rcn Co, 67th Armd Rgt (Howe)
Overlay, CCA 1945-04-07
Overlay, CCA 1945-04-09
January 16, 2022
Resuming where I left off in October, here are three more combat interviews related to the 2nd Armored Division in April 1945.
Co F, 67th Armd Rgt (Adler)
Co F, 67th Armd Rgt (Bonnell)
Rcn Co, 67th Armd Rgt (Gassell)
January 15, 1945: Armor from the 42nd Tank Battalion, 11th Armored Division, moves down Houffalize road near Bertogne, Belgium. (Walter D. MacDonald, 167th SPC)
April 2, 1945: Tanks from Company H, 67th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Division roll through the streets of Ahlen, Germany. (Ralph Paik, 168th SPC)