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CIRS, combat infantry riflemen survivors

John L. Sheets

CIRS, combat infantry riflemen survivors

Second Platoon, Company I, 397th Infantry, death before dishonor, the 100th Infantry (Century) Division, by a surviving son of Bitche (Beesh)

by John L. Sheets

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Published by [J.L. Sheets in [Gallipolis, Ohio] (106 Lower Garfield Rd., Gallipolis 45631-8948) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • France.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sheets, John L.,
    • United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 397th. Company, I. Platoon, Second -- History.,
    • United States. Army -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • France -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCombat infantry riflemen survivors
      StatementJohn L. Sheets (Scheetz).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD761 .S48 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationi, 105 leaves ;
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1133102M
      LC Control Number94092036

        In Infantry Richard M. Stannard provides a view of the war from the bottom - the everyday struggles of the common foot soldier. In interviews with fifty-four veterans, the author - himself a rifleman at eighteen - focuses on the period between November and May , during which the Second Battalion, th Infantry, d Division was in Reviews: 4. The night of December 21 some survivors of the th Infantry fight at Wiltz reached the 28th Division Command Post. Cota also had an engineer light pontooc company retained as riflemen, a few howitzers sited as single pieces around the outpost position at Vaux-lez-Rosieres on the Bastogne-Neufchateau Road, and a platoon of SP 76mm tank.

      This book is not about gods and generals, about the childhood of the protagonist (author), or about the broad sweep of the great war effort in Europe. It's about a small group of combat infantry soldiers, hungry, tired, cold, and scared. A tiny wedge of human flesh at the spear point of the Allied thrus/5(). A fireteam or fire team is a small military sub-subunit of infantry designed to optimise "bounding overwatch" and "fire and movement" tactical doctrine in combat. Depending on mission requirements, a typical fireteam consists of four or fewer members: an automatic rifleman, a grenadier, a rifleman, and a designated team role of each fireteam leader is to ensure that the fireteam.

        The 9th Infantry Division then took 10 days of intense combat to push another mile. The two-mile advance cost almost 5, casualties. More divisions, including Maj. Gen. Norman “Dutch” Cota’s long-suffering 28th Infantry Division, were fed into the Hürtgenwald maelstrom, and the losses continued to mount. Earl J. Hess, Stewart W. McClelland Chair in History at Lincoln Memorial University, is the author of more than twenty books on the Civil War, including Civil War Infantry Tactics: Training, Combat, and Small-Unit Effectiveness, winner of the Tom Watson Brown Book .


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