The armored division were the shock force of the US Army's combat formulations during the fighting in northwest Europe in the final year of the war. This book examines the combat mission of the armored division in the US Army wartime doctrine. The organization of the US armored division is examined, with special attention to the "Combat Command" concept. The order of battle of each of the divisions is provided, along with a brief summary of the unit's combat record. This account is rounded out by relevant statistical data including divisional strength and losses. Based on new archival material, this book provides information not previously available in published accounts.
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Author Biography - Steven Zaloga
Steven J Zaloga received his BA in history from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He is a senior analyst with Teal Group Corp. covering missile technology and arms export issues. He also serves as adjunct staff with the Strategy, Forces, and Resources Division of the Institute for Defense Analyses. He is the author of several dozen books on military technology and military history.