|23rd Tank Destroyer Group|
Unit History: Unit was activated at Camp Hood, TX on Jun. 12, 1943 and attached to XXIII Corps on Feb. 18, 1944. The unit moved to Camp Myles Standish, MA on Sep. 26, 1944 to prepare for shipment. They shipped from the Boston Port of Embarkation on Oct. 11, 1944 and arrived in England on Oct. 18, 1944. They then shipped to France, landing on Oct. 21, 1944. The unit moved into Belgium on Nov. 26, 1944 and then into Germany on Mar. 10, 1945. The unit shipped back to the U.S. arriving in New York on Jul. 1, 1945. From there it was on to Fort Bragg, NC on Jul. 4, 1945 where they were deactivated on Oct. 26, 1945. Attached/Supported: First Army and XXIII Corps. Information gathered from WWII Order of Battle by Shelby L. Stanton.
Combat Equipment: N/A
Commanding Officers: Col. Sargent; Paul M. Martin.
Code Name/s: Cigarbox
Campaign Credits: Rhineland........................Sept. 15, 1944 to Mar. 21, 1945
Ardennes-Alsace..............Dec. 16, 1944 to Jan 25, 1945
Central Europe.................Mar. 22, to May 11, 1945
Location August 1945: Fort Bragg, NC
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