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Armored division Armored infantry battalions Tank battalions Division artillery
Armored field artillery battalions
Cavalry recon-naisance squadron Armored engineer battalion Armored medical battalion Armored ordnance battalion Armored signal company Combat com-mand CIC detach-ment
1 6 11 14 1 4 13 27 68 91
81
16
47
123
141
A-B-R
501
2 *41 *63 *67 -- -- -- 14 78 92
82
17
48
2
142
A-B-R
502
3 *32 *33 *36 -- -- -- 54 67 391
83
23
45
3
143
A-B-R
503
4 10 51 53 8 35 37 22 66 94
25
24
4
126
144
A-B-R
504
5 15 46 47 10 34 81 47 71 95
85
22
75
127
145
A-B-R
505
6 9 44 50 15 68 69 128 212 231
86
25
76
128
146
A-B-R
506
7 23 38 48 17 31 40 434 440 489
87
33
77
129
147
A-B-R
507
8 7 49 58 18 36 80 398 399 405
88
53
78
130
148
A-B-R
508
9 27 52 60 2 14 19 3 16 73
89
9
2
131
149
A-B-R
509
10 20 54 61 3 11 21 419 420 423
90
55
80
132
150
A-B-R
510
11 21 55 63 22 41 42 490 491 492
41
56
81
133
151
A-B-R
511
12 17 56 66 23 43 714 493 494 495
92
119
82
134
152
A-B-R
512
13 16 59 67 24 45 46 496 497 498
93
124
83
135
153
A-B-R
513
14 19 62 68 25 47 48 499 500 501
94
125
84
136
154
A-B-R
514
16 18 64 69 5 16 26 393 396 397
23
216
216
137
156
A-B-R
516
20 8 65 70 9 20 27 412 413 414
30
220
220
138
160
A-B-R
520

*These units were armored regiments during World War II since the 2d and 3d Armored Divisions were not reorganized, as were the others, on 15 Sept. 1943.

[Nota Bene: This information, current as of October 1948, is reproduced from The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950, pp. 510-592.]


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