This book relates the story of the ambush by the Germans of the column of Company "B" of 23rd Armored Infantry Battalion at the town of Marboué on the evening of August 15, 1944, including interveiws with B/23 veterans and with local French citizens. 1-17 April 1945: Attack west to reduce the Ruhr Pocket At the railyard north of Paris, the remains were discovered in the tank, but since all documentation remained in the Netherlands, they had no way to identify the burnt man. 26 Aug 2019 Update: 7th Armored Division Association Historian Wesley Johnston located multiple members of Leo Goers' family, including his only surviving sister. Sadly, Peter died June 22, 2000, and his web site was discontinued. I do not yet have the date of reactivation. Mid to late February 1945: When Germans blow their own dams to block Allies’ path, 7AD men are attached to engineers to rebuild roads at Stavelot and Elsenborn; headquarters of 7AD remains in Germany (photo thanks to Sieb Wilmsen, who found the remains of the two men). However, I am leaving the original section mostly intact, following this new section, since the original section has the text of the original reports. Altogether there are now about 55,000 pages of Morning Reports on this web site. My first objective in doing the research, if I was able to locate enough of the fellows, was to organize some sort of reunion, but circumstances prevented that. The monument is at the next road junction (Roosendaalseweg) south of Vredepeelweg. But there is no comprehensive list. Nangis, France - 26 Aug 1944 Liberation Germany (second time) Tom Lutge, son of A/38 & B/48 veteran Albert Lutge, has created a memorial web site of grave/cemetery photos of 7AD men. Rambouillet, France: Société Historique et Archéologique de Rambouillet et de l'Yveline (SHARY), 1999. The next day, on the 28th they were liberated by the 7th Armored Division.” In a 3 Apr 1945 interview, 7AD assistant G-4 officer, Maj. David Roberts said the POWs “were in a pitiful state of well-being”. 7AD Division and CC-level elements: Jan-Feb 1945 7th Armored Division Trains; 129th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion; 77th Armored Medical Battalion; Military Police Platoon; Band [page 482] ATTACHMENTS Antiaircraft Artillery. In August 2014, the name of Earl D. Applegarth of CCB was added to the monument. 15 June 1944 - 7 August 1944: Tidworth Barracks in Wiltshire, England 14 July 1945: Large contingent of low-point men departs to train for invasion of Japan From the time I spent with the band at Camp Roberts, I do have formal pictures of the 7th AD Band, posed and marching along with several candid shots I personally took, or had taken of the band during parades and during concerts presented in various parts of California. At that time, Gen. Kilburn, Commanding General of 11th Armored Division, asked for Goodwin's transfer to 11th Armored, since they had been together in 7th Armored's CCA at Camp Polk. 17-23 December 1944: 7AD moves to Vielsalm-St. Vith area, to defend against German Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge); St. Vith is the most critical strategic point for German supplies in the entire front, and it is denied to them far beyond their timetable, effectively dooming their entire offensive and making possible the defense of Bastogne May 45: Germany: meet the Russians; V-E Day Dedication of memorial to Ned Dildine (A/38) at Oisème, where he was killed 18 Aug 1944. 7th Armored Division Combat Interviews - The Remagen Bridgehead: March 7-20, 1945 - Bridgehead Breakout: March 26-31, 1945 (Click here for information about this book.) 7th Infantry Division troops negotiate snow and ice during the battle on Attu in May 1943. He quickly recovered, killed the man who had fired at him and then jumped into waist-deep water under the second bridge to disconnect the demolition charges. These temporary monuments are really hard to nail down now. 17th Tank Battalion: now complete for Aug-Dec 1944, Jan-May, July 1945 Click here for a web page about the dedication. Click on the "7AD Past News" link above for prior 7AD-related news, Click on the "Found in Europe" link above for 7AD-related items found in Europe. These letters give a sense of what life was like in the Netherlands during and after the war. Click on the links(the name of the award) for each one, to be able to print off a copy of the General Orders, if you are planning to submit a request for the physical award. Varney, Maynard (40 Tank, KIA 12 Apr 1945) honored by Saratoga County, NY (May 2002) Silvester, Lindsay McDonald (Div CG): "Stars Saves Bars!" The status of the case is not known, since DPAA does not provide any information until the identificationis confirmed -- which could take 2-3 years, based on experience with DPAA's handling of past cases. 7AD Division and CC-level elements: Jan-Feb 1945 489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion: Jan-Feb 1945 But after the war when he was stationed at Terneuzen, Netherlands, where a family there recognized John's surname as the Groningen family Hazenberg surname. (photo thanks to Arlin Kramer, 2008 Range manager of the St. Vith MPTR), In 1947, Appleton, MN named their streets after the men of the city who had died in WWII. This web site, from Camp Croft, SC recounts his experiences before and with the 7th Armored Division, as well as his experiences as a POW. Leo W. Goers (C/17) of Mendota, Minnesota, was one of four of the five crew members killed when their tank was hit 29 Oct 1944 just SE of Heusden, Netherlands. Sadly Francis passed away shortly after doing this interview. Many killed in tanks were destroyed beyond recoverability. (Other units have some or most months, but 48 AIB is thus far the only one to have all months posted.). The invasion of South Korea on 25 June 1950 exposed a hollow Army. Mid to late February 1945: When Germans blow their own dams to block Allies’ path, 7AD men are attached to engineers to rebuild roads at Stavelot and Elsenborn; headquarters of 7AD remains in Germany To buy the 2-volume set, please contact Cheryl Higley; 7th Armored Division Association Secretary; 292 Scott Swamp Road; Farmington, CT 06032 or phone 860-678-1018 or e-mail cmhig58@sbcglobal.net. 8 May 1945: V-E Day (9 May 1945 - 11 October 1945) Leo W. Goers (C/17) of Mendota, Minnesota, was one of four of the five crew members killed when their tank was hit 29 Oct 1944 just SE of Heusden, Netherlands. Germany (second time) 25-31 March 1945: Cross the Rhine River and rapidly move to complete the inner southern envelopment of the Ruhr Pocket 6-25 September 1944: Bitter combat, with high casualties, in greater Metz area, Through Belgium to Netherlands For their families, World War II will never really end until they know what happened to their soldier. Mid-April 1945: Move to Dransfeld, awaiting further orders Immediately into the fight, the 7th attacked Chartres then Dreux and Melun crossing the Seine River. 8 May 1945: V-E Day late March 45: Germany, encirclement of Ruhr Pocket along south and east John L. Wood (A/23) and William P. O'Rourke (Med/23) were not on the original plaque which recognized two unknown Americans. "40th Tank Battalion: December 1944: Combat Interviews & Related Records" by Wesley Johnston. Click here to see the web page that memorializes these 53 men. The initial entries were from the 1947 Adjutant General's list, except for 38 AIB which includes a great deal of additional research. 26 Aug 2019 Update: 33rd Armored Engineer Battalion is completely posted for all combat months & July 1945. Eighty-three 7AD men have never been found and identified. Some may already be recovered but buried as Unknowns, since 1940's technology could not definitively identify them. 23 Jul 2018 Update: 48th Armored Infantry Battalion is the first to be completely posted for all of these months. Great tribute at Chartres, with plaque to honor soldiers killed in the liberation. Dietz by his intrepidity and valiant effort on his self-imposed mission, single-handedly opened the road for the capture of Kirchain and left with his comrades an inspiring example of gallantry in the face of formidable odds. Click here to see the web page on this action, including the map. 6 June 1944 - Boarded Queen Mary in New York harbor For 7th Armored Division readers, this book is especially relevant to 7th Armored Division's 17th Tank Battalion and 814th Tank Destroyer Battalion. -- Wesley Johnston, 7AD Association Historian. Already at reduced strength, the regiment was further decimated when a battalion from Fort Devens was redesignated as the Third Battalion, Eighth Cavalry Regiment, and sent to Korea to join the First Cavalry Division. 1-8 Jun 2020 Update: Partial Additions: … 28 Mar – Dulag Luft [air POW transit camp] Wetzlar and Stalag XII-A POWs (about 2,000, mostly American): CCA Task Forces Wemple, Rhea and King took Wetzlar and the air force POW transit camp there. Oflag XII-B was at Hadamar, just north of Limburg. 9-26 October 1944: Attack across Deurne Canal by Griendtsveen; canal defense and patrols from Meijel to Ell 20-28 January 1945: 7AD retakes St. Vith 1-3 July 45: Move to the U.S. (Other units have some or most months, but these are the only ones thus far to have all months posted.) Use this list to see what is known so far about which men died in which battles. But the research behind the text is just as valuable. Constituted 11 January 1812 in the Regular Armyas the 8th Infantry 2. "814th Tank Destroyer Battalion: December 1944: (Attached to 7th Armored Division) Combat Interviews, After Action Report, Morning Reports" by Wesley Johnston. He wrote a frank personal memoir, which was found and edited and published by Robert H. Ferrell (this is just one of several volumes, starting with his World War I service). Their entire time was spent in training, based at Camp Roberts, California. Back in about 1995, I began to search for members that were in the 7th AD stationed at Camp Roberts, CA where the division was involved in basic training for individuals going to Korea. By December 1951, the Division, after 549 days of continuous fighting, began rotation back to Hokkaido, Japan. (Other units have some or most months, but these are the only ones thus far to have all months posted. Once the Ruhr Pocket was surrounded, 7AD and the other Allied forces attacked into the pocket from all directions. The devastating successes of the German armored units in Poland and France underscored America's need for an effective armored force. --DNA reference samples from Pake's family are needed. Altogether there are now about 55,000 pages of Morning Reports on this web site. Dailey “instructed the Germans to keep control of the PW's s until some of our forces could take over. The map shows 7AD’s route in blue and Anne Frank’s in red. Zone of Occupied Germany New French MemorialsHonor 7th Armored Division I have attempted to correct the Wikipedia page, but because Wikipedia is open to any updater, someone could come along and post inaccurate information. High Personal Awards to Division Personnel 1-11 October 1945: Returned to United States and Inactivated, Germany (second time) It is not known if Rudolph Matus was in 3rd Platoon, but the locations shown are precisely those where remains of other soldiers have been found over the years. He went on to OCS and then went into France with the 5th Infantry Division, which fought alongside the 7th Armored Division in France in XX Corps of Third US Army in August and September 1944, when 7th Armored was sent up to Holland. This housing complex was torn down, rebuilt, and renamed, since new Fort Knox housing areas are no longer named after heroes. June - 1 July 45: Occupational duties in Dessau and Köthen by the Elbe River, in the future Soviet Zone of Occupation Anne’s family had moved from Germany to Amsterdam, with Anne staying for some time with relatives in Aachen, Germany. So far, these are the ones that I have completed. late April 45: Germany, north to the Baltic Post-Combat: Occupation; Return Home Wesley Johnston has converted most of his 7AD combat interview books into books now available on Amazon.com. Post-Combat: Occupation; Return Home Rudolph Matus (C/48) was killed west of Overloon, Netherlands, and his remains are probably still there. 26 August-2 September 1944: Rapid dash to Reims and Verdun; Liberation of many places famous as WWI battle sites Several family members have provided DNA family reference samples to DPAA. There is much more yet to come. The Korean War was an increase of border clashes between two rival Korean governments (each of which was supported by external powers). (9 May 1945 - 11 October 1945) The 3 rd Infantry Divisions situation became even worse when within days of the Korean War’s beginning, a battalion from both the 7 th Infantry Regiment and the 15 th Infantry Regiment were taken from the division and sent to Korea to become part of the 1 st Cavalry Division as was the division’s 73 rd Tank Battalion and 41 st Field Artillery Battalion. 7AD did not liberate any of the infamous death camps but did see Bergen-Belsen. Santin, Eric. Great tribute at Chartres, with plaque to honor soldiers killed in the liberation. ), 27 May 2019 Update: 203rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion is completely posted for all combat months & July 1945. This was the 30-minute interview with Francis Chesko (B/33 AEB). 12 August 1943 - 25 April 1944: Fort Benning, Georgia 22-25 April 1944 - 2 May 1944: Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts If there is a link indicated for a name, click on the link to see the citation and a photograph of the soldier. Dedicated 27 August 2016 - Click here to see the web page on the ceremony. March 45: Germany, area of Mehlem and Bad Godesburg on west bank of Rhine River Post-Combat: Occupation; Return Home S/Sgt. General Officer making presentation: Brigadier General Hasbrouck CG 7th Armd Div. Early February 1945: 7AD’s Combat Command R attached to 78th Infantry Division for attacks on Strauch, Simmerath, Steckenborn, and other towns in the area of the Huertgen Forest; rest of the Division is out of combat Vittonville 1 November 1944: Gen. Robert Hasbrouck assumes command from Gen. Lindsay Silvester 87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron: Jan 1945 So he was buried as Unknown X-43 at the Solers, France, temporary US military cemetery. August 1944: The Liberation of Rambouillet, France. Reduction of the Ruhr Pocket: April 1945. However the U. S. Defense POW-MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) is still working on the case. Click here for the dedication ceremonies web page. Click here for a web page about the monument and the dedication. 1-17 April 1945: Attack west to reduce the Ruhr Pocket Altes, A. Korthals and N.K.C.A. ", Wallace Nolin notes: "a posed, publicity picture taken sometime during the summer of 1953. Also, there were different orders how to hold which kind of POW or forced slave workers. Click here to see the web page on this action, including the map. Of course, 7th Armored Division is mentioned in many of the presentations, but only one presentation covered 7AD specifically. Since the area remained in combat, it was not until later when British troops controlled the area and found the remains. Hospital Interviews of the 7th Armored Division: France: August-September 1944. For all questions relating to U. S. Army awards, including where to write for replacement medals, see The Institute of Heraldry, U. S. Army, webpage on Decorations and Awards. (Other units have some or most months, but these are the only ones thus far to have all months posted.) Gen. [promoted 6 Feb 1945 to Maj. Gen.] Robert W. Hasbrouck (November 1, 1944 - August, 1945), Claudio Michael Becker (cbfw190@t-online.de) reports: ", POW train with nearly 2,000 POW's, close to Wetzlar, High Personal Awards to Division Personnel, 446th Quartermaster Truck Company (code name not yet known), 9th Armored Group: Source of many CCR Replacements in January 1945, 1st Sgt. The director of the 7th AD band when this picture was taken was CWO Kenneth Holloway, who is standing to the far left of the first row. But there is no comprehensive list. -- NOTE: This book is in identical sections in both French and English. They would like one of the veterans to be one who served in a tank. New Jan 2021 14 Apr – Hemer, Germany – Stalag IV-A (23,000 POWs): CCA Task Forces Dailey (17th Tank Bn X-O Maj. Thomas W. Dailey) was first to reach the camp, followed later by TF Wemple (17th Tank Bn CO, Lt. Col. John P. Wemple). A training com… Zone of Occupied Germany, 14 July 1945: Large contingent of low-point men departs to train for invasion of Japan, July-September 1945: Many high-point men transferred to other units for earlier transport home; many new men transferred into Division, 1-11 October 1945: Returned to United States and Inactivated, Maj. Gen. Lindsay McDonald Silvester (March 1942 - November 1, 1944), Brig. 17th Tank Battalion: now complete for Aug-Dec 1944, Jan-May, July 1945 97, 1 November 1945 New Aug 2019 Rudolph Matus (C/48) was killed west of Overloon, Netherlands, and his remains are probably still there. Robert H. Dietz - Company "A", 38th Armored Infantry Battalion - Posthumously, for his actions March 29, 1945 at Kirchain, Germany 23 November – 16 December 1944: Elements of 7AD, attached to 84th and 102nd Infantry Divisions, in combat in Gereonsweiler and Linnich areas of Germany; part of Division remains in Netherlands or out of combat at Ubach Combat Interviews of the 7th Armored Division: Ellis, William D. and Thomas J. Cunningham, Jr. Kelly reached safety with uninjured remnants of the unit, but, on realizing the extent of casualties suffered by the platoon, voluntarily retraced his steps and began evacuating his comrades under direct machinegun fire. The only attempt at such a list was made 30 Jun 1947 by the Adjutant General. War Diaries. Here is the status of recent information about some of these men. Kathleen Kear, Editor 1,370th WWII 7AD Death Found The 7th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army that saw distinguished active service during World War II, where its exploits in the Western Desert Campaign gained it the Desert Rats nickname. 27-29 October 1944: Bitter combat, with high casualties, defending against German attack at Meijel and nearby areas from Nederweert to Liesel Belgium (third time) 27 May 2019 Update: 203rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion is completely posted for all combat months & July 1945. early April 45: Germany, reduction of Ruhr Pocket 21-25 August 1944: Rapid move to Seine at Melun; crossing at Tilly & Ponthierry The director of the 7th AD band at the time I joined the unit in early June, 1952, was CWO Robert Horton. So the camp had been liberated for about 2 weeks when 31st Tank Bn men visited there, taking photos and recording this brief note about the horrors that were all too obvious: “A number of officers and men during the remainder of the morning paid informal visits to the concentration camp at Belsen now under control of the British. Great Britain Click here to see the book on Amazon. July-September 1945: Many high-point men transferred to other units for earlier transport home; many new men transferred into Division So his new book is the culmination of decades of dedicated research on 7AD at St. Vith. Click here to see the newspaper article and photo. Click here for a web page about the Unknowns of the ETO (European Theater of Operations).. But then British ordnance troops, unware of the remains in the tank, loaded it onto a flat car and shipped it to Paris for salvage by the US Army. For prices and more information, contact the 7th Armored Division Association Secretary at cmhig58@sbcglobal.net. Contact Wesley Johnston for more information. Deurne - Oorlogsslachtoffers Deurne - memorial to all WWII dead in and from Deurne, includes 7AD men who died in the fighting near Deurne. Eric Santin's book is a treasure trove of photographs, a great many taken by French citizens and not seen in American publications. Mid to late February 1945: When Germans blow their own dams to block Allies’ path, 7AD men are attached to engineers to rebuild roads at Stavelot and Elsenborn; headquarters of 7AD remains in Germany E-mail: bigpuddlecountry@earthlink.net, Cheryl Higley, Secretary The Defense POW-MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) has the mission of increasing "to the maximum extent possible the number of missing Service personnel accounted for annually". However, as most of the guards had already disposed of their weapons and the prisoners were beginning to clip the barbed wire and slip out in twos and threes, it was necessary for TF WEMPLE to send two platoons of infantry and one platoon of light tanks to keep them in the cage.”. Post-Combat: Occupation; Return Home 15-18 August 1944: Liberation of Chartres, France and other nearby areas, including Rambouillet Belgium (third time) The director at the time this was taken was CWO Robert Horton, although he was not marching with the band, as he always did when we paraded. 25-31 March 1945: Cross the Rhine River and rapidly move to complete the inner southern envelopment of the Ruhr Pocket Actually only two, the 1st and 2d, were organized as armored, the others being principally training organizations, and only the 2d went overseas, going to Germany in 1951. Combat Interviews of the 7th Armored Division: Encircling and Reducing the Ruhr Pocket (April 1945). late April 45: Germany, north to the Baltic 1 Jun 2020 Update: DPAA provided the family with a report in Feb 2020. But then British ordnance troops, unware of the remains in the tank, loaded it onto a flat car and shipped it to Paris for salvage by the US Army. 446th Quartermaster Troop Transport Company: Oct-Dec 1944, May 1945 Belgium (third time) for all Combat Months & July 1945 These Shermans are waiting inspection near Seoul in October 1948. (Other units have some or most months, but 48 AIB is thus far the only one to have all months posted.). 1-11 October 1945: Returned to United States and Inactivated. Moving forward with his men to protect engineers while they removed the minefield and the demolition charges attached to the bridges, S/Sgt. Maple Valley, WA 98038 However, as others -- who were not on the 1947 list -- have been identified, they have been added to the web pages. Cpl Victor P Funk ASN 37 468 246 awarded Distinguished Service Cross per General Orders 54, Hq Ninth U.S. Army dtd 1 Dec 44. In any future war on the Korean Peninsula, U.S. and South Korean forces would encounter a familiar foe: the Korean People’s Army (KPA) 105th Armored Division. However, the existing links are duplicated here, so that the units can be placed in order of the number of deaths suffered. Some may already be recovered but buried as Unknowns, since 1940's technology could not definitively identify them. 25-31 March 1945: Cross the Rhine River and rapidly move to complete the inner southern envelopment of the Ruhr Pocket Kelly's gallantry and intrepidity in the face of seemingly certain death saved the lives of many of his fellow soldiers and was an example of bravery under fire. Date not yet set: A very large and impressive peace Memorial of the Seille near the Seille River at Sillegny, France, is being erected. Eighty-three 7AD men have never been found and identified. (photo thanks to Daniel Blandin of the Souvenir Français Committee). You can also watch the interview on YouTube. So the link no longer works. Workshop News 8 August 1944: Sailed for France, France Thanks to the late Carl Corbin (40th Tank, CCR, and 38 AIB) for the excellent reproduction of the Box Score. It now seems almost certain that X-6010 is either Reamer or Pake. The 40th Infantry Division's March to the Korean War by Nathaniel T. Robertson Regimental Historian, 185th Armor Regiment . 28 Mar – Lollar, Germany – Oflag XII-B POWs (300 British and New Zealand officers): Lollar is on the Lahn River, just north of Giessen. On his own initiative he advanced alone, scorning the bullets which struck all around him, until he was able to kill the bazooka team defending the first bridge. Presented Distinguished Service Cross at Groot Haasdal, Holland on 4 Dec 44. S/Sgt. 1-17 April 1945: Attack west to reduce the Ruhr Pocket September 16: The 22nd Armoured Brigade assigned a combat mission to defend the town of Oosterbeek - Operation launch date being 23 September, 2018. 8 June 1952. For this listing, the long-term attached units (see above) are not distinguished from organic units. After all these years, you might think that we had identified all 7AD men who died in WWII. June - 1 July 45: Occupational duties in Dessau and Köthen by the Elbe River, in the future Soviet Zone of Occupation Over the years, the 7th Infantry Division has participated in a variety of U.S. conflicts, including World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Panama and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. (Thanks to Frederick R. Miller, PH1, USN Retired for sending this information.) Return to top of 7th Armored Division page, Pre-Combat: U. S. Training, Sail for England Late February – 24 March 1945: move up to the Rhine River between Cologne and Remagen 8 May 1945: V-E Day 3967th Quartermaster Truck Company: Aug-Dec 1944, Apr-May 1845, Jul 1945 in't Veld. Click here for photographs of prior reunions. Randall Klinger (D/40) died 7 Sep 1944 when his light tank was ambushed coming downhill east toward Maizieres-les-Metz, France. 203d AAA AW Bn (SP) 12 Aug 44-9 May 45: Armored. So he was buried as Unknown X-43 at the Solers, France, temporary US military cemetery. Combat Interviews of the 7th Armored Division: France: August-September 1944. late April 45: Germany, north to the Baltic Bulois, Pascal. Click here for names of the American dead from the Battle of Overloon. This page is provided to as a point of reference for the war diaries or histories of units that served in the 7th Armoured Division and/or the 4th and 7th Armoured Brigades. Thus far the two GI's have not been identified. 7th Armored Division Association Historian Wesley Johnston wrote an introduction, provided annotation throughout the interviews and indexed them by person, place and unit, as well as including the After Action Report and complete Morning Reports for the entire month of December 1944. Germany (third time) For their families, World War II will never really end until they know what happened to their soldier. 8 May 1945: V-E Day 87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized): 203rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion (Self-Propelled): Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Command A (CCA): 129th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Battalion: Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Command B (CCB): 7th Armored Division Military Police Platoon: 7th Armored Division Headquarters and Headquarters Company: Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Command R (CCR), Armored Infantry Battalion (3 units): 769 deaths (56.6%), Tank Battalion (3 units): 255 deaths (18.8%), Reconnaissance Squadron (1 unit): 112 deaths (8.2%), Armored Engineer Battalion (1 unit): 75 deaths (5.5%), Artillery of All Types (5 units): 70 (5.2%)* [3 AFA Bns, AAA, Div Arty], Tank Destroyer Battalion (1 unit): 52 deaths (3.8%), Combat Command Headquarters (3 units): 8 deaths (0.5%), Division HQ Units (3 units with deaths): 5 (0.4%) [HQ, MP, Trains], Armored Medical Battalion (1 unit): 4 deaths (0.3%), Armored Ordnance Battalion (1 unit): 3 deaths (0.2%), Quartermaster Company (2 units): 3 death (0.2%), Published Memoirs/Histories/Web Pages by or about 7th Armored Division Men. 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