A Company - 10th Armored Infantry Battalion

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(Move the mouse cursor over the vehicles to see the details.)

 

 

Personnel & Equipment of an Infantry Platoon:

 

1   x Lieutenant

1   x Staff Sergeant

5   x Sergeant

3   x Corporal

46 x Technician/Private

 

1   x Platoon Section (M3A1)

2   x Rifle Squad (M3A1)

1   x 60 mm Mortar Squad (M3A1)

1   x Light Machine Gun Squad (M3A1)

 

5   x BAZOOKA 2.36 inch

1   x 60 mm mortar

5   x Medium Machine Gun .30 cal

12 x Heavy Machine Gun .50 cal

5   x Submachine Gun .45 cal

31 x Rifle M1 .30 cal

13 x Carbine M1 .30 cal 

 

Arthur Hurrlein (14 years old in 1945) found this welding equipment in the 

Maintenance Half-Track of A company, after the engagement at the 

Hammelburg Saale bridge. The equipment is from the German manufacturer 

MESSER & CO, it was "captured" by GIs.

 

2002 Copyright Peter Domes -  Date of last change: 2013-09-22