Memories of the 693rd Medical Detachment with the 693rd Quartermaster Bn., World War II
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Memories of the 693rd Medical Detachment with the 693rd Quartermaster Bn., World War II attached to U.S. 7th Army (E.T.O) : attached to U.S. 6th Army (P.T.O.) by Joel A. Potts

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Published by J.A. Potts, Jr.] in [New Martinsville, W.V .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • Western Front.,
  • Pacific Area.


  • Potts, Joel A,
  • United States. Army. Medical Detachment, 693rd,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[Joel A. Potts, Jr.].
GenrePersonal narratives, American.
LC ClassificationsD807.U6 P68 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3703264M
ISBN 10087012675X
LC Control Number2003270502

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Just after his 18th birthday "John R" as he is often known, left Springfield to serve in the United States Army as Staff Sergeant with the Medical Detachment of the rd Quartermaster Battalion. Building and maintaining the most complete and sophisticated reference on the World Wide Web for the U.S., German and Netherlands Armed Forces: - Present th TC Bn th RSG th CSSB rd . The Medical Detachment of the 70th Tank Battalion was activated on 1 January at Fort George G. Meade, Baltimore, Maryland (Army Ground Forces Training Center: acreage; 13,, troop capacity; 85 Officers & 2, Enlisted Men –ed), but did not receive its proper personnel until 14 February , at which time 2 Medical Officers and Background: The Medical Battalion was a Divisional medical unit developed to furnish medical support for the Infantry Division. Its primary mission was to organize and conduct the necessary evacuation and medical care for casualties of the Division. Because of the high mobility of the Division, the installations of the Medical Battalion had to be of a more temporary nature and possess.

With memories of the disaster that buried old Pompeii in 79 A.D. still strong, Italian residents near the volcano were panic-stricken and Allied troops and medical supplies were pressed into emergency service. As the eruption began to subside, many rd men were able to observe the cooling lava flow first hand as well as to visit the portions. Full text of "The Quartermaster Corps: operations in the war against Germany" See other formats. A Quartermaster at the Front: The Diary of Lt. Col. Allen Whitty Worcestershire Regiment - Edited by Edwin Astill; Reveille Press, ISBN Allen Whitty had a long and distinguished career with the 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment from until His diary covers his time on active service on the western front. Full text of "Unit Histories Of World War II, United States Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy" See other formats.

Source: 45th Corps Support Group On 1 December , the 45th QM Regiment was broken up and the units were redesignated. The 45th Quartermaster Truck Regiment became the 45th Quartermaster Group with the 1st Battalion redesignated the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 45th Quartermaster Battalion, Mobile and the 2nd Battalion became 68th Quartermaster Battalion, Mobile.   A veteran of World War II, Ernie served with the Army in the Medical Detachment for the st Infantry in Normandy, Hurtgen Forest and the Rhineland, service for Author: Linda Bock. The casualties suffered by a typical American infantry regiment serving in World War II were horrendous. For example, by the end of January, , the 47 th Infantry Regiment (which fought in France and Germany) had lost well over % of their strength to battle casualties, where men were either killed, wounded, missing, or taken as prisoner of war. World War II Diary of Robert T. Webber, 12 April through 28 June Site created 30 August Multipage format published 3 April