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Title: Third Armored Division Association Records, 1941-Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 26/20/76

Extent: 29.7 cubic feet

Arrangement: by type of material and alphabetical or chronological thereunder

Subjects: Belgium - History and Geography, Eisenhower, Dwight D, France - History and Geography, Germany - History and Geography, Germany - Politics and Government, Laskowski, Clem T., Tanks, Third Armored Division, World War II, World War II - Intelligence, Morale and Propaganda, World War II - Military Operations, World War II - Service and Training

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Third Armored Division Association Records (1941-) document the history of the United States Army's 3rd Armored Division during its service in World War II (1941-45), and its veterans who were Association members (1946-). The records include Association Annual meeting programs (1948-); books and published histories about the Third Armored Division and the units that comprised it (1942- ); correspondence and diaries (1941-); Division and Association newsletters (1942-); magazines concerning World War II (1940-); maps and oversize items (1941-48); military organization records and after action reports (1941-45); newspaper clippings of the war (1941-48); Photographs (1941-); propaganda material and travel literature (1942-45); scrapbooks (1941-45); and videotapes and films of combat during the war and postwar travels to Germany (1940-).

Subject/Index Terms

Belgium - History and Geography
Eisenhower, Dwight D
France - History and Geography
Germany - History and Geography
Germany - Politics and Government
Laskowski, Clem T.
Tanks
Third Armored Division
World War II
World War II - Intelligence, Morale and Propaganda
World War II - Military Operations
World War II - Service and Training

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Illinois Archives

Accruals: 11/5/1981

Access Restrictions: None. Collection is open to the public.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Donor Correspondence, Diaries, Mementos and Recollections],
[Series 2: Allied and Axis Records, Reports, Orders, Citations, and Logs],
[Series 3: Photographs and Scrapbooks],
[Series 4: Newspapers and Clippings],
[Series 5: Articles and Books],
[Series 6: Association Events, Newsletters, Programs and Exhibits File],
[Series 7: Artifacts],
[Series 8: Audiovisual Materials],
[Series 9: Oversize Photographs and Maps],
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Series 5: Articles and BooksAdd to your cart.
(includes Division histories - Allied and Axis)
Box 24Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Camp Polk: Historical & Pictorial Review, Third Armored Division, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Camp Polk: Historical & Pictorial Review, 36th Armored Infantry, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Camp Polk: Historical & Pictorial Review, Maintenance, Supply & 45th Medical Bns., 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Camp Polk: Historical & Pictorial Review, Division Headquarters Company, 1942Add to your cart.
Division HQ, Service Co., Train HQ Co., 1st Combat Command HQ Co., 2nd Combat Command HQ Co., 83rd Armored Reconnaissance, 703rd Tank Destroyer, 143rd Armored Signal Co.
Folder 5: Armored Force: Armoraiders Pictorial Sketch Book, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Call Me Spearhead & Spearheading,, 1944-45Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Division HQ, Third Armored Division, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 3rd Armored Division Yearbook, 1963Add to your cart.
Donated by Gary M. Hollingsworth a member of the 3rd Armored Division from 1967 to 1968.
Folder 9: "Dear Mom" by Glen A. Davison, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 36th Armored Infantry Personnel Directory, 1st edition, 1945Add to your cart.
November 1945; 2 copies: Andrew Barr and Leland Cook
Folder 11: 36th Armored Infantry Personnel Directory, 1st edition, 1945Add to your cart.
November 1945; photocopy of Bill Knapp's directory.
Folder 12: Combat History of the 391st Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 1945Add to your cart.
(Neu Isenberg: Derndruck, 1945)
Folder 13: Battle History of "A" Battery, 391st Armored Field Artillery Battalion, by H. Glen Jenkins, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Mission Accomplished, VII Corps, 1945Add to your cart.

The Story of the Campaigns of the VII Corps US Army in the War against Germany, 1944-1945

(Leipzig, Germany: J.J. Weber)

Folder 15: 3rd Armored Division Spearhead, 1941-56Add to your cart.
April 1941-November 1956
Folder 16: 3rd Armored Division (Spearhead), 1941-56Add to your cart.
A History of the 3d Armored Division by PFC William R. Rock; drawings by PFC Dan M. Wood; editorial supervision by 1/Lt Thomas A Brethauer.
Folder 17: Anti-Anything: 486th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion, 1945Add to your cart.
Edited by Maj. John K. Walker Jr. and Capt. Ralph W. Abele; photography by 1st Sgt Alva D. Conner and Tech Sgt Harold Cohen
Folder 18: Spearhead in the West: A History of the 3rd Armored Division, 1941-58Add to your cart.
(printed by Stars and Stripes, Darmstadt, Germany)
Folder 19: Articles on Paderborn, Germany, 1980, 1985Add to your cart.
(Booklets and photocopy of an article; material in German and English)
Folder 20: Patton's Desert Training Center, 1984Add to your cart.
By John S. Lynch, John W. Kennedy and Robert L. Wooley
Folder 21: A Guided Tour, 1988Add to your cart.
by William J. Carney, 67th Armored Field Artillery Bn.
Folder 22: "First Combat, Combat Command B, 3rd Armored Division, West of the Vire River, July 7-17, 1944", 1986Add to your cart.
Article by Haynes Dugan.
Folder 23: Major General Maurice Rose:  World War II's Greatest Forgotten Commander, 2003Add to your cart.
By Steven L. Ossad and Don R. Marsh.  Foreword by Martin Blumenson.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Anzio Beachhead, 1947Add to your cart.
American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications
Folder 2: To Bizerte with the II Corps; Guam: Operations of the 77th Division, 1943, 1944Add to your cart.
American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications
Folder 3: Makin; Merrill's Marauders, 1943, 1944Add to your cart.
American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications
Folder 4: Omaha Beachhead, 1944Add to your cart.
American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications; publication date 1945
Folder 5: Papuan Campaign, 1942-43Add to your cart.
American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications; publication date 1944
Folder 6: St-Lo (7 July-19 July), 1944Add to your cart.

American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications; publication date 1947.

Handwritten letter to Andrew Barr from Cotter (?) inserted in publication; dated 6 May 1947

Folder 7: Salerno: American Operations from the Beaches to the Volturno (9 September-6 October_, 1943Add to your cart.
American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications; publication date 1944
Folder 8: Small Unit Actions, 1944Add to your cart.

France: 2d Ranger Battalion at Pointe du Hoe, Saipan: 27th Division on Tanapag Plain, Italy: 351st Infantry at Santa Maria Infante, France: 4th Armored Division at Singling.

American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications; publication date 1946

Folder 9: Utah Beach to Cherbourg (6 June-27 June), 1944Add to your cart.
American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications; publication date 1947
Folder 10: From the Volturno to the Winter Line (6 October - 15 November), 1943Add to your cart.
American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications; publication date 1944
Folder 11: Fifth Army at the Winter Line (15 November - 15 January), 1943-44Add to your cart.
American Forces in Action Series; Department of the Army, Historical Division Publications; publication date 1945
Folder 12: Report of Operations, 12th Army Group, vol. III, G-2 Section, 1945Add to your cart.
(Final After Action Report); bound volume
Folder 13: Report of Operations, 12th Army Group, vol. III, G-2 Section, 1945Add to your cart.
Box of maps
Folder 14: Facts in Review, Germany, July 1, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Free France, vol. 5, nos. 2 & 12, Jan. & June 1944 vol. 8, nos. 1 & 2, July, 1944, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Information Bulletin, USSR, Feb. 22 & April 20, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Women (Series: War Pictures by British Artists), 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 18: American Close-Up: A Portrait of an Ally, 1943Add to your cart.
By John Langdon-Davies
Folder 19: Fighting Hearts by Ernie Pyle, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Battlefield, 3rd Armored Battering Ram of the 1st Army, Nov., 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 21: "Spearhead - Saga of the 3rd Armored" by Richard Tregaskis, Saga, Feb., 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Hiroshima by John Hersey, Aug. 31, 1946Add to your cart.
Article from the New Yorker
Folder 23: Post-War Clippings, 1953, 1969, 1974, 1984-85, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 24: After the Battle (3 issues), 1974, 1982, 1983Add to your cart.

"Battle of the Bulge" - no 4

"Breaking Enigma" - no 37

Battle for Aachen - no 42

Folder 25: At the Cutting Edge" by Sam Martino, 1977Add to your cart.
Milwaukee Journal Insight, July 17, 1977
Folder 26: George C. Scott Gives Patton a Fair Shake, 1985Add to your cart.
American West, Nov./Dec. 1985
Folder 27: Spearhead, Special Orientation Issue, Frankfurt, Germany, Winter, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 28: After Landing in Normandy, Spearhead Led the Way, Armor, Mar./Apr., 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Spearhead, 1974, 1991Add to your cart.
July 1, 15, Nov. 1974, Spring 1991
Folder 30: Military Review (2 issues), 1993Add to your cart.
Vol. 73, No. 1, Jan. 1993; Vol. 73, No. 2, Feb. 1993
Folder 31: Soldiers (July-Dec), 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Soldiers (Jan-June), 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Soldiers (June-Oct), 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Soldiers (3 issues), 1988, 1992Add to your cart.
Dec 1988; Nov and Dec 1992
Folder 35: 8th AF News: Magazine of the 8th Air Force Historical Society, Nov, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 36: "The Bulge: Prelude to the Assault," The Retired Officer Magazine, Jan., 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Army Echoes: Bulletin for Army Retirees, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Army History: The Professional Bulletin of Army History, 1997Add to your cart.
Winter and Spring issues
Folder 39: Army History: The Professional Bulletin of Army History, 1996Add to your cart.
Winter and Spring issues
Folder 40: Army History: The Professional Bulletin of Army History, 1995Add to your cart.
Winter, Fall, Spring/Summer issues
Folder 41: Army History: The Professional Bulletin of Army History, 1994Add to your cart.
Fall, Summer, and Spring issues
Folder 42: USA Today, May 5, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Officer Review, Gen Geo. Joulwan, June/July, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Dutch and French phrase books, War Department, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 45: New Testament - Roman Catholic version, U.S. Army, 1941Add to your cart.
pocket-sized
Box 26Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Third Armored Division History by Haynes Dugan - Correspondence, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Third Armored Division History: Dedication, Introduction, Acknowledgments, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Third Armored Division History: The World War II Experience, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Stateside - England
Folder 4: Third Armored Division History: First CombatAdd to your cart.
CCB west of the Vire River or The Windy Hill (91) Fracas (Haut Vents)
Folder 5: Third Armored Division History: The Gas Scare, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Third Armored Division History: Breakout Mortain Falaise Gap, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Third Armored Division History: To and Across the Seine, Northern France, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Mons - Charleroi - Namur - Liege - Verviers - Eupen
Folder 8: Third Armored Division History: Normandy - Aachen, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Third Armored Division History: Siegfried Line, Weissenberg Hill, Donnerberg Hill, A Day in Hastenrath, Winter Offensive, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Third Armored Division History: The Bulge to Mons, 1989-90Add to your cart.
(title sheet in folder but not chapters sheets; no check out card - 6/14/2008)
Folder 11: Third Armored Division History: To Cologne, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Third Armored Division History: Across the Rhine, The End of the War, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Third Armored Division History: Command Posts, Tank Aces, Casualties, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Third Armored Division History: Third Armored Division Association, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Third Armored Division History: Lineage & Symbols, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Third Armored Division History - Promotional Literature, 1989-90Add to your cart.
Folder 17: A History of the 3rd Armored Division:  April 1941 - July 1958, [n.d]Add to your cart.
Donated by Gary M. Hollingsworth a member of the 3rd Armored Division from 1967 to 1968.
Folder 18: The History of the 12th SS-Panzerdivision Hitlerjugend, by Hubert Meyer, 1995Add to your cart.
From Haynes Dugan, April 1995
Folder 19: History of the 89th Grenadier Regiment German 12th Volksgrenadier Division by Hans Zeplein, 1996Add to your cart.

2 folders.

From Robert Kaufman via Haynes Dugan

Folder 20: History of the 89th Grenadier Regiment German 12th Volksgrenadier Division by Hans Zeplein, 1996Add to your cart.
From Robert F. Kauffman via Haynes Dugan
Folder 21: Adolf Hitler: Bilder aus dem Leben des Führers (Hamburg, Germany: Bahrenfeld, 1936), 1936Add to your cart.
Captured item during WWII
Folder 22: Organisationsbuch der NSDAP, 1943Add to your cart.
Book captured by 3rd US Armored Div at Eschweiler, Rhld on 25 November 1944 by Block (?) C.I.C.
Folder 23: SS - Panzer - Brigade "Westfalen" Activation - Operations - Destruction March and April 1945 by Wilhelm Tieke, 2003Add to your cart.
From Jabier Tome, March 2010
Folder 24: Die Wehrmacht, 1940Add to your cart.
A "triumph" book glorifying the victories of the German Armed Forces in 1940.
Folder 25: Colors of the SS and the Third Reich, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Das Kehlsteinhaus, [n.d.]Add to your cart.
Includes pictures of Hitler's Eagle's Nest.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Donor Correspondence, Diaries, Mementos and Recollections],
[Series 2: Allied and Axis Records, Reports, Orders, Citations, and Logs],
[Series 3: Photographs and Scrapbooks],
[Series 4: Newspapers and Clippings],
[Series 5: Articles and Books],
[Series 6: Association Events, Newsletters, Programs and Exhibits File],
[Series 7: Artifacts],
[Series 8: Audiovisual Materials],
[Series 9: Oversize Photographs and Maps],
[All]

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