846th Tank Destroyer Battalion (AA)

Unit History:  Formed on Dec. 15, 1941, at Camp Livingston, LA, as a Heavy Self-Propelled unit, from elements of the 46th Field Artillery Brigade.  Unit was disbanded on Dec. 13, 1943, at Camp Swift, TX and its personnel transferred to the VIII Corps of the Third Army.  The 846th was a unit comprised of black enlisted men and mostly white officers.

Combat Equipment:  N/A

Commanding Officers:  Lt. Col. Charles W. Glover;  Major Irons;  Lt. Col. Mains;  Major James B. Napier

Code Name/s:  N/A

Campaign Credits:   Continental U.S. Service Only

Awards:  None

Additional Information/Materials:

The following documents are all that were available from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland.

1.)  Miscellaneous Documents

          General Orders #72, Unit Assignments, July 21, 1943....2 Pages

          Various Documents, 1942..........................................17 Pages (Includes promotions)

          Various Documents, 1943..........................................10 Pages (Includes promotions)

2.)  Unit Pictorial Review - From 1942, while the unit was stationed at Camp Livingston, Louisiana, and commanded by Lt. Col. Charles W. Glover.