|LC Classifications||D769.3 27th .L68|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 677 p.|
|Number of Pages||677|
|LC Control Number||49002105|
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Love, Edmund G. 27th Infantry Division in World War II. Washington, Infantry Journal Press  (OCoLC) Get this from a library! The 27th Infantry Division in World War II. [Edmund G Love]. The 27th Infantry Division in World War II by Edmond Love. Battery Press reprint edition pages. 55 photos/drawings. Details on the unit are as follows: The 27th Infantry Division arrived in Hawaii, 21 May , to defend the outer islands from amphibious Rating: % positive. The dates after the campaign name are the dates of the campaign not of the division. The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States;, U.S. Government Printing Office. Army Battle Casualties and Nonbattle Deaths in World War II, Final Report, 1 December - 31 December
For most of its time in Hawaii, the 27th was under the command of Brigadier General Ralph Pennel. On November 20th , the 27th Infantry Division embarked on its first combat assignment, the capture of the coral atoll of Makin. The 27th also had a new Division commander, Major General Ralph Smith. BAKER, Thomas A. [posthumously] Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company A, th Infantry, 27th Infantry Division. Place and date: Saipan, Mariana Islands, 19 June to 7 July Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty at Saipan, Mariana Islands, 19 June to 7 July THE 27TH INFANTRY DIVISION IN WORLD WAR II by Love, Edmund G. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The casualties suffered by a typical American infantry regiment serving in World War II were horrendous. For example, by the end of January, , the 47 th Infantry Regiment (which fought in France and Germany) had lost well over % of their strength to battle casualties, where men were either killed, wounded, missing, or taken as prisoner of war.
The 27th Infantry Division in World War II Washington, DC: Infantry Journal Press, Dupuy, R. Ernest St Vith: Lion in the Way: The th Infantry Division in World War II Washington, DC: Infantry Journal Press, Schultz, Paul The 85th Infantry Division in World War II Washington, DC: Infantry Journal Press, Binkoski, Joseph and. Infantry Division The following combat chronicles, current as of October , are reproduced from The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States, U.S. Government Printing Office, , pp. The 27th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the "Wolfhounds", is a regiment of the United States Army established in , that served in the Philippine–American War, in the Siberian Intervention after World War I, and as part of the 25th Infantry Division ("Tropic Lightning") during World War II, the Korean War, and later the Vietnam recently the regiment deployed to Afghanistan for the Branch: United States Army. Unfortunately, there are not many books/sources available on the 27th Infantry Division. Info is out there but you will have to dig. Get your hands on Love's 27th Div in WWII History. It is a very dry divisional history, but well worth the read.