D. Kenneth Reimers papers, 1942-1945.


Reimers, D. Kenneth. D. Kenneth Reimers papers, 1942-1945.

D. Kenneth Reimers papers, 1942-1945.

Contains the following types of materials: diary. Contains information pertaining to the following war and time period: World War II (WWII) -- United States (U.S.), -- European Theater of Operations (ETO); post-WWII occupation -- Germany. Contains information pertaining to the following military unit and organization: Commanding Officer (CO), 343rd Field Artillery Battalion; 90th Infantry Division. General description of the collection: The D. Kenneth Reimers papers include field artillery battalion commander's diary from March 1944 to May 1945; Continential U.S. (CONUS) to Czechoslovakia. His account of actions in hedgerows, Falaise Gap, Metz, Soar, Rhine, etc.; tactics and techniques; fire support coordination; impact of friendly fire; combat fatigue; command and leadership at all echelons; and vignettes of Bradley, Patton, Collins, Mclain, Van Fleet, Depuy, and others.

1 box.

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Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981

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DePuy, William E. (William Eugene), 1919-1992

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Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945

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McLain, Ray, 1890-1954

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Reimers, D. Kenneth.

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Collins, J. Lawton (Joseph Lawton)

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Van Fleet, James A. (James Alward), 1892-1992

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