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8. obrnená divízia "Thundering Herd"
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Názov jednotky
  • 8th Armored Division "Thundering Herd"
Aktívna v službe
  • 1942-1945

Znak divízie



Velitelia 1942-1945
  • Generál major William M. Grimes (04/1942-10/1944)
  • Brigádny generál John M. Devine (11/1944-05/1945)
  • Generál major John M. Devine (05/1945-08/1945)
  • Brigádny generál Charles F. Colson (08/1945-11/1945)
 
Zloženie divízie

Headquarters Company
Combat Command A
Combat Command B
Reserve Command
18th Tank Battalion
36th Tank Battalion
80th Tank Battalion
7th Armored Infantry Battalion
49th Armored Infantry Battalion
58th Armored Infantry Battalion
88th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized)
53d Armored Engineer Battalion
148th Armored Signal Company
8th Armored Division Artillery
398th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
399th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
405th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
8th Armored Division Trains
130th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion
78th Armored Medical Battalion
Military Police Platoon
Band

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Mŕtvi: 260
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