The Quartermaster Corps : operations in the war against Germany by Ross, William F; Romanus, Charles F; Center of Military History. As the Army entered the war in 1941 support organizations were built to support the unwieldy World War I-style division. Please note: dates given are day-month-year [e.g. Army. D uring World War II the Army had the daunting task, of creating, training, arming, and deploying combat divisions. Submitted by Mrs. Joanne Emerick, Hoxie, Kansas. Publication date 2004 Topics United States. Posted by Bennie J. McRae, Jr.. DATA SOURCE: National Archives - Washington, DC/Suitland, Maryland Quartermaster Corps, World War, 1939-1945, genealogy Publisher (Record Group 92) 1774-1985 (bulk 1774-1962) Overview of Records Locations Table of Contents 92.1 Administrative History 92.2 Records of the Office of the Commissary General of Purchases 1794-184392.2.1 General records 92.2.2 Records of the Office of the Superintendent of Military Stores 92.3 General Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General 1774-196292.3.1 General correspondence … European Theater Quartermaster Units & Activities, on the website If you have additional information on the U.S. Army in Europe (1945-1989), please contact me . This was the time when nations were re-arming and developing new military technology and many of these modern weapons shared the battlefield with weapons that … 227 Quartermaster Depot Company (Italian Service Unit) (USA) (0/1) 229 Quartermaster Salvage Collecting Company (USA) (0/30) 233 Quartermaster Salvage Collecting Company (USA) (0/9) The general rule was that the support units of a division consisted of a Reconnaissance Troop, a Signal Company and a Quartermaster Company that were identified with the same number as the Division. Operations in the War Against Japan. Organization, Supply, and Services, Volume I. 260th Quartermaster Service Battalion, was redesignated as the HHC, 260th Quartermaster Battalion (Petroleum Supply) on 13 October 1966 and reactivated on 4 January 1967 at Fort Lee, Virginia and assigned training, post support and maintenance missions. 01.03.1944 = March 1st, 1944] Army Groups U.S. ARMY UNITS STATIONED IN THE PACIFIC THEATER WORLD WAR II/AFRICAN AMERICAN BASED IN THE PACIFIC. For example, by the end of January, 1945, the 47 th Infantry Regiment (which fought in France and Germany) had lost well over 100% of their strength to battle casualties, where men were either killed, wounded, missing, or taken as prisoner of war. Organization, Supply, and Services, Volume II. The Quartermaster General had to design logistics units to support the Army and the Army Air Corps. The Medical Battalion generally used the same number as the Engineer Battalion, as I have listed in the table. The Quartermaster Section is a base for information regarding weapons and vehicles from the period 1920-1950. The casualties suffered by a typical American infantry regiment serving in World War II were horrendous. The Quartermaster Department. The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved on 6 July 1967. Operations in the War Against Germany. The Signal Corps.