Army Lineage Series



Rebecca Robbins Raines

CMH Pub 60-15, Cloth; CMH Pub 60-15-1, Paper
2005; 445 pages, illustrations, glossary

GPO S/N: 008-029-00404-6, Cloth; GPO S/N: 008-029-00405-4, Paper

Signal Corps, the companion volume to Rebecca Robbins Raines' narrative branch history Getting the Message Through, contains the lineage, honors, and heraldic items for Regular Army, Army Reserve, Army National Guard signal units at battalion level and above. Raines captures the branch's organizational evolution over time and gives a snapshot of what the corps looks like as it nears its 150th anniversary. The volume enhances the esprit de corps of the signal soldiers and instills in them a greater appreciation for the history and heritage of their branch. To her credit, Raines has provided an invaluable reference tool for anyone interested in the organizational history of the Signal Corps.

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