Maps

Here is a collection of MAPS (in PDF or JPEG format) of places relating to the HQ Co. 6th TD Group and their travels. 

1.      Regional Organization of the United Kingdom - Showing Base and District Boundaries.The 6th TD Grp had responsibilities for District XVIII of the Southern Base Section.

 2.      Breakout Into Brittany, 1-12 August 1944.  Task Force A from Avranches to Douarnenez 1-8 August 1944.  Map used with Permission from, The Americans in Brittany 1944 The Battle for Brest, by Jonathan Gawne, H+C Publications, copyright 2002.

3.       773rd Tank Destroyer Battalion - Battle Route and History.  In April of 1944, the 773rd TD Bn as a unit of the 6th TD Grp were given responsibilities over marshalling camps in southern England.  The battalion administered to thousands of troops preparing for the Normandy invasion.

4.       Pursuit to West Wall - Operations Aug. 26 to Sept. 14, 1944.  See Ninth Army and VIII Corps, section B-1 of map, just right of Brest, France on Brittany Peninsula. Map from USMA Digital Library. 

5.      The Rhineland Campaign - Operations Feb. 8 to March 21, 1945. See Ninth Army on RH map 77b, section D-2 along Rhine River, near Duisburg and Dusseldorf. Map from USMA Digital Library.

6.      The Rhineland Campaign - Operations Mar. 6-10, 1945.  See Ninth Army and XIII Corps on map, 76a, section A-2 just left of Roer River and on map 76b, section D-2 along Rhine River near Rheinhausen, Uerdingen and Krefeld. Map from USMA Digital Library.

7.      Crossing of the Rhine - Operations Mar. 22-28, 1945.  See Ninth Army and XIII Corps, section B-2 of map just left of RUHR, Duisburg and Neuss. Map from USMA Digital Library.

8.      Encirclement of the Ruhr - Operations Mar. 29 to Apr. 4, 1945.  See Ninth Army, section B-1 just left of Duisburg.  Map from USMA Digital Library.

9.      Reduction of Ruhr Pocket and Advance to Elbe and Mulde rivers - Operations Apr. 5-18, 1945.  See Ninth Army and XIII Corps, section B-2 of map near Bielefeld. Map from USMA Digital Library.

10.    The End of War - Final Operations Apr. 19 to May 7, 1945.  See Ninth Army and XIII Corps, section B-2 of map just left of Berlin at Elbe river. Map from USMA Digital Library.