Unit History: Activated on Jun. 12, 1943 at Camp Hood, TX. Unit shipped from Seattle port of embarkation on Dec. 28, 1944, landing on Hawaii on Jan. 5, 1945. Shipped to Philippines in July of 1945 preparing for invasion of Japan. Returned to U.S. via Los Angeles port on Jan. 16, 1946. Unit was deactivated on Jan. 17, 1946, at Camp Anza, CA.
Combat Equipment: M18
Commanding Officers: Major Glenn L. Epperson (6/12/43); Lt. Col. Allerton R. Cushman (7/27/43); Major Millard L. Davis (5/2/43); Lt. Col. Robert H. Wilson (6/14/44); Lt. Col. Allerton R. Cushman (11/1/44)
Code Name/s: None
Campaign Credits: None
Location August 1945: Philippine Islands
1.) Unit History, June 12, 1943-Oct. 10, 1945............................23 Pages. Courtesy of the Tank Destroyer Association by L. L. Gill, TDA Historian.
2.) Tank Destroyers Against Japan - Article in the Field Artillery Journal, February, 1946. Written by Lt. Col. Allerton R. Cushman who commanded the 671st during WWII.
3.) Photo Gallery