The Resource 616th Field Artillery Battalion records, (manuscript)

616th Field Artillery Battalion records, (manuscript)

Label
616th Field Artillery Battalion records, 1940-1945
Title
616th Field Artillery Battalion records
Inclusive dates
1940-1945
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Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains copied materials assembled into 11 binders by Charles Webb: Headquarters and Service Battery Scrapbook (1943-1945); Battery A Scrapbook (1943-1945); Battery B Scrapbook (1943-1945); Battery C Scrapbook (1943-1945); AT-2 Field Atillery School Instruction Manual (1943); FM 6-110, Field Artillery Field Manual, Pack Artillery (1940); 616th Field Artillery Battalion (Pack) Unit History 15 June 1943 - 30 September 1945; 616th Field Artillery Battalion (Pack) Unit Journal 24 Dec 1944 - 6 Oct 1945; 616th Field Artillery (Pack) Book 1 Unit Reports 29 Jan 1945 - 16 Mar 1945; 616th Field Battalion (Pack) Book 1 Unit Reports 16 Mar 1945 - 04 may 1945; The Mountain Artillery: the Mountain Howitzer (1943)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
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Biographical or historical data
The 616th Field Artillery Battalion (Pack) was activated on July 15, 1943 at Camp Hale, Colo. as part of the new 10th Light Division (Alpine). The Battalion tained at Camp Hale, Colo. and Camp Swift, Tex. In January 1945, along with the Division's other artillery units, the 616th deployed to Italy, whre it primarily supported the 87th Infantry Regiment in combat operations. Although primarily trained on the 75mm Howitzer, once in Italy the Battalion also fought with the 105mm Howitzers. After the war, the 616th Field Artillery Battalion was transferred to the 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Swift, Tex.
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Webb, Charles W.
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
616th Field Artillery Battalion records, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
2 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Charles W. Webb,
System control number
  • ocn227209334
  • (OCoLC)227209334
Label
616th Field Artillery Battalion records, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
2 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Charles W. Webb,
System control number
  • ocn227209334
  • (OCoLC)227209334

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