Undated photographic 'unit history' of army trainees for Division Artillery, 3rd Armored Division. Date October 1954, Post-Korean War era. Commanding officer DIVARTY Col. Loris R. Cochran. During the 1950s, 'basic training' was often conducted by tactical units at several major army installations. From "History - 3rd Armored Division": 'In its present training mission, the 3rd Armored Division is maintaining its "Spearhead" precedent. In the summer of 1953 it trained the first light infantry 'carrier company" composed of four-man "buddy teams," and in January 1954 it graduated the Army's first Armor "packet platoons".' 54th FA Bn, 67th FA Bn, 57th FA Bn, 65th FA Bn, 509th FA Bn. Soiled worn marbled armor-gold hardcover. 3rd Armored colorful insignia on cover with red lettering. Inventory #30-002003-3671. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Third Armored Division (Spearhead) - Ft. ...
Publisher: Taylor Publishing Company - Armed Forces Publications
Publication Date: 1954
Book Condition: Good
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