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Osprey Battle Orders 24 : US Army Infantry Divisions 1944-1945

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. Text by John Sayen.

    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Combat Mission
  • Preparation for War : Doctrine and Training
  • Unit Organization
  • Tactics
  • Command, Control, Communication and Intelligence
  • Combat Operations
  • Lessons Learned
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Index


The books in this series are;
Battle Orders 17 : US Army Infantry Divisions 1942-1943
Battle Orders 24 : US Army Infantry Divisions 1944-1945

 

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