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2-AD – Kool Force – Operation Husky

Historical Record, Operations of the US 2nd Armored Division, Kool Force, Operation Husky, Sicily. Concentration for Husky Concentration, April 22 to July 22, 1943. Pursuant to orders CG, IAC, the 2-AD moved from Rabat, French Morocco to the vicinity of FAITC...

504-PIB – Sicily – Jul 9 – Aug 19 1943

Operation of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regimental Combat Team, in Sicily during the period July 9, 1943, to August 19, 1943. Personal Experience of a Regimental Headquarters Company Commander. Capt Adam A. Komosa This archive covers the operations of the 504-PRCT,...

1st Ranger (Darby) – Gela – Sicily

Gen Lucian K. Truscott, US Army, in liaison with the British General Staff, submitted proposals to Gen George C. Marshall that we undertake immediately an American unit along the lines of the British Commandos in 1942. A subsequent cable...