On 15 July 1940, the 13th Cavalry was re-designated the 13th Armored Regiment and became part of the new 1st Armored Division. Combat engineer that hated Graf and hohenfels,spent 2 weeks in OKs bold Denmark in 87. Bad Kreuznach. Frequently, American units worked with Dutch, FRG and British forces. I was also in charge of ambulance section. Blizzard of 79? No one believes that we went to the field as much as we say we did, however only the ones that served at LDCK 2nd AD(FWD) will know and agree that we went to the field A LOT !!! The 2nd Armored Division had originated with elements of the 2nd Free French Light Division, which had first been formed from Free French Forces operating in Chad. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. and he was stationed in the very same unit, and all my old friends got to see my wife again with her new husband..crazy shit. 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed! This site is about News, History, Government, Science, Commentary, Culture, Music, Poetry and Literature. The artillery units motto was “Brass Balls”, one time as we left the post theater after a briefing by the post commander the Artillery guys where ahead of us (not in formation) they saw a group of female officers walking toward them. I have standards here and would not put up anything that is not family friendly. FLASH FICTION FANTASY The, "Dug-Man" was there in 87', I was also stationed their from 83 to 86. U.S. 2nd Armored Division in Germany during the 1950s. Great times go back often. Garlstedt was a mudhole initially, the PX was in a trailer, but by 1980 most things were constructed. Loved my time in garlstedt. This was a very combat-ready unit that was used to working in extremely harsh weather and terrain environments and which was easily able to work with a wide array of NATO units. Spent sometime in Oldenburg as well. Leave for cancelled because of it. (Forward) 3rd Armor Division Berlin Brigade I remember that, you guys were the best in the north, south, east and west. Bg Thomas Tait..great Brigade/Div Forward Commander. I drove past him and yelled out Roark get back here. It was located in 'cow country' in Northern Germany. The site's management reserves the right to screen all messages for appropriateness through this venue. I was at LDCK from 1982 to 1987, such great memories. 1987 : U.S. ARMY EUROPE Yes, the fellows were given a longer rope than ordinarily back at the kaserne, but no one wanted to be on the wrong side of training requirements. The following units were at one time part of the 2nd Armored Division in different time periods: there are more. Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - 1945..+ all fields of WWII - Page 145. COLD WAR IN GERMANY : 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment. Stuck in time or walking down Memory Lane: TJK Sta... "The Quaker Potters of North Carolina" by Hal Pugh, The Impressionist Revolution short documentary. The 2nd Armored Division was formed at Fort Benning, Georgia on Jul 15, 1940, by reorganizing and redesignating the Provisional Tank Brigade composed of the 66th Infantry Regiment (Light Tanks), the 67th Infantry Regiment (Medium Tanks), and the 68th Infantry Regiment … Just asking I had a friend with the same name in the same unit stationed there till the early ninetees. I agree with jim the camaraderie at LDCK, was so close,mainly because we were always busy and on the go. When I was there, Ronald Reagan was president and there was a lot of anti-American sentiment, particularly in December 1983 in to spring of 1984 we had student protesters at the gate at least twice. CAMPAIGNS: France and Germany. It was originally commanded by Major General Charles L. Scott, with Colonel George S. Patton, Jr. in charge of training. Elbe Operation with 2d Armored Division and 83d Infantry Division. Rebuilt hydraulics. in Germany from 1945 to 1989. Every soldier was required to attend the HOW Academy once at LDCK. (Germany based units) USAREUR (U.S. Army Europe): 1st Armored Division, Ansbach; 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Nuremberg. A memorable moment. Yet after awhile it all calmed down and went back to normal. LTC Leonard B. Scott By JIM PURCELL When LTC Leonard B. Scott strode out to the microphone, he looked less like a veteran Army officer... By JIM PURCELL Like a lot of soldiers from the 1990s and before, part of our everyday lives in uniform included polishing boots and pr... BG Billy Mitchell, father of The Airborne By JIM PURCELL The history of United States Airborne Forces did not begin on the training fi... Leigh Ann Hester Was First Woman To Win Silver Star Since WWII By JIM PURCELL Leigh Ann Hester was born on Jan. 12, 1982 in Bowli... By JIM PURCELL Actor Jimmy Stewart (1908-1997) is perhaps best-remembered by movie fans for the 1946 Christmas blockbuster classic  “... By JIM PURCELL Former Intel Analyst,  4th Bn, 41st Infantry Regiment  "Fix Bayonets" Battalion 2nd Armored Division (Forwar... By JIM PURCELL After World War II, into the 1950s, the United States armed forces was on a search to replace a slew of rifles and weap... By JIM PURCRELL My father, then-Corporal James J. Purcell, Sr., was part of the invading force on June 6, 1944, when the Allies under ... By JIM PURCELL The Meal-Ready-To-Eat (MRE) was under development beginning in 1963, by the Department of Defense. Place and date: Near Wurselen, Germany, 13 October 1944. The 1st Armored Division was relieved by the 1st Infantry Division and returned to Germany in November of 1996. 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. Maybe... LCDR Richard M. Nixon By JIM PURCELL Richard M. Nixon (Jan. 19, 1913-April 22, 1994) was the 36th president of the United States. You bet. Headquarters “Combat Command A” (CCA), 2nd Armored Division June 1 to June 30, 1944 with companys o the 2nd Armored, 17th Armored Engineer … In 1978, the 2nd Armored Division's third brigade forward deployed to West Germany and was assigned to NATO's Northern Army Group. Scott was promoted to command the I Armored Corpsin November of that year, which put Patton, now a brigadier general, in command of the division. It would not be unti... MG James M. Gavin during combat operations in Holland, 1942 By JIM PURCELL For students of military history and U.S. paratroopers from... By JIM PURCELL When it is on the job, the AC-130 makes it rain steel. I seem to remember a rather crazy protest at the main gate by those that wanted us gone. But we did drive to Frankfort once just for Pizza Hut pizza...lol The Autobahn was amazing to drive, Good memories for sure.."STRAIGHT AND STALWART", Really nice to see many memories3/41 1980-82. there was no better anywhere. We were part of the COHORT unit that left in 86 for Ft. I was transferred from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and there had been winter there -- but nothing like what I had experienced in Frankfurt, and certainly nothing like what I came to find at LDCK, in Garlstedt. respect. May 20, 2020 - 2nd Armored Division, Morocco, Sicily, Normandy, Ardennes, Germany, World War II, WWII,WW2, Second World War. I arrived there in December 1981 and left in March of 1983. During their period of service in World War II, the 2nd Armored Division took 76,963 prisoners of war, liberated tens of thousands of Allied POWs, and destroyed or captured thousands of enemy tanks, including Panzers and Tigers. i was in d company 17th in garlstadt too 1983-85. M41 Walker Bulldog light tank. The 2 nd Armored Division was the first to reach the Elbe River in mid-April 1945, which is where the Fury story begins. The 2nd Armored Division (Fwd) was a forward-deployed brigade of the 2nd Armored Division stationed in Northern Germany between 1975-1992. Normally, the S-2 NCOIC job went to a senior infantry non-commissioned officer. The Division (Forward) spent an inordinate amount of time in the field, compared to either the units I had served in at Fort Bragg, North Carolina or in Ft. Ord, California. Was in the 2ND Armored Division Maintenance Batt. Setting on the beach waiting to fire was perhaps the coldest I have ever been. Does anyone remember the club in Osterholz- Scharmbeck or the place that sold the rotisserie chicken and ham hocks, I was the first replacement soldier after the initial tdy folks left. 80-82 17th eng, I spent my whole 4 yrs in the 2AD went to ft hood, to garlstedt, straight from train to the field on reforger exercises. As an engineer I had the privilege of going places where others didn't get to go. 38 years later J. Nelson. Supply Battalion. I transferred from A 3/41 to CSC 2/50 Tow plt back in 79 to 81. It was so cold . The 2nd Armored Division was formed in 1940 in preparation of possible US involvement in World War II. M41 Walker Bulldog light tank. The division played an important role during World War II in the invasions of North Africa and Sicily and the liberation of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands and the invasion of Germany. According to the fine folks at the HOW Academy, the 2nd Armored (Forward) came to Northern Germany in 1978, as a result of a decision by then-President Jimmy Carter to assist British operations in the NorthAG (Northern Army Group) of NATO. He was trav... ‘One of the Most Compassionate Things We Can Do’: ... On the benefits of growing old gracefully. Mr Robishaw,You CO was Captain Miles when we were in Galkatraz, I was his driver. The Third Armored Division. 3ID was the largest Division in Army history for a short period of time during the "Drawdown" in Germany. "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Some really good times spent at the British bases and out in the country side while out on one of the many field problems you spoke of. I later transferred to the 498th Support Battalion. Hello Mr Purcell ,Thank you so much for this post.You did a fine job of describing life at Garlstedt .When I was there in 1986 , the units were...3-41 ..4-41 inf ,2-66 armor ,4/3 FA (me)...498 support btn ....2/1 air cav and a combat engineer co. My Polaroids disintegrated before I could transfer them to digits. Can't forget Racy's either. I was there from 85 to 88, 11C with Fix Bayonets. That’s when I arrived. If anyone wants to argue about it, I will attest to it. Couldn't find My unit 250 my unit 250 m inf, C Co. 2/50 Mech Inf from 78-80. After the Regiment helped to push the Germans into Tunisia, the 3rd Battalion and two platoons of E Company, 2nd Battalion, invaded Sicily with the 1st Infantry Division on June 10, 1943. However, all comments will be monitored by me to ensure that no spam or vulgarities are published here. REFORGER? I can’t remember what they were called. I spent lots of time in Bremahaven but I went to Frankfurt and Munich. The division played an important role during World War II in the invasions of North Africa and Sicily and the liberation of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands and the invasion of Germany. on thumbnail to view larger image of the unit crests The 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) had become Fort Polk's major tenant in 1974, and hundreds of millions of dollars in construction made it one of the most modern installations in the Army. 11th Armored Cav. After the defeat of Axis forces in North Africa the division saw combat in the Sicilian Campaign and was then sent to England in preparation of invasion of France. 1st armored division, old ironsides, united states army, iii corps, logo shield, crest, patch, usa u s army, 1st infantry, first infantry division, big red one, 2nd infantry division, 3rd infantry division, fourth infantry, division, 7th infantry I was later transferred to Washington State National Guard. Place and date: Near Wurselen, Germany, 13 October 1944. There were times when encampments were in occupied villages or towns, or just outside of them. SFC Fisher was an infantry soldier, and was given the position of S-2 NCOIC. Show your military pride with the finest quality military patches, pins and gifts from all branches of the military. May 30, 2012 - Explore Angie Finnerty's board "WWII - 2nd Armored Division", followed by 130 people on Pinterest. It replaced the old Infantry regiments and Armor combat commands with three combat Brigades. This is a volunteer news site that publishes general and government news, history, commentary, the arts and culture, science and music. Oh yeah. Only remember platoon Sgt Cortez. Still, if given the choice, 4-41 Infantry and the Division (Forward) would have been and still is my first choice to have served in would the balloon have gone up for the Third World War in Europe during the 1980s. I was made a corporal in Germany, and after returning to Fort Hood, Texas, in 1988 with the unit, an exception was made and I was assigned as the S-2 intelligence sergeant. The 2nd Armored Division ("Hell on Wheels") was an armored division of the United States Army.The division played an important role during World War II in the invasions of North Africa and Sicily and the liberation of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands and the invasion of Germany. Thank you, Burt's Knights! I left in 1987 with a german wife who left me in the states, married another G.I. Hood TX. But the barracks were great! Commanding General. Fiction is the truth inside the lie. Coldest I've ever been in my life! My 1st Duty station was with c Battery 1/14th F.A in 1981, and I loved it so much that when I was back in Ft.Sill, I reenlisted and actually came back to the exact same unit in 1984, it changed to the 4/3rd shortly after. I also remember being issued the then new Humvees. As part of its efforts to revive the French military following the disaster of 1940, the United States equipped 19 French air squadrons and carried out … I used to say that we weren't training in the field...we were just homeless. I was the PSNCO for the 2/50 Infantry. Under this concept, the Army became Division centered around its combat and maneuver units. Great memories being the "first" there. Coleman Kaserne Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. Hood to Garlstedt in Jan 1979 for the initial stationing. (Wouldn't have been a standout kinda guy, more of one that was in trouble more often than not). 8th Infantry Division. The 2nd Armored Division.I have some great memories of my time there. That said, we once went to Denmark and fired TOW missiles at a barge in the North Sea, in January. I was stationed LDK from 1983 to 1986 loved it best time of my life I was in a cohort unit from ft Carson coladodo 11b 4-41 Inf really miss Germany at times ty for the memories. In short, it's a beast. They live inside us and, sometimes, they win. Division (Forward) soldiers were very used to operating in extreme cold environments and cold-weather safety was second nature to everyone. 48th Armored Medical Battalion. Welcome to the Facebook page of the "2nd Armored in Europe" living history association, keeping alive the WWII US 2nd Armored Division for over 20 years. We finally got to Garlstedt and the whole place was one big mudhole. What a mess. Well described. The 2nd Brigade, alongside 3rd Armored Division, engaged and destroyed remnants of Iraq’s Tawalzalaa, and Adnan Divisions east of Al Busayyah. *3/67 Armored Regiment 1950-1990. Battle Of Normandy Hell On Wheels Sherman Tank American Soldiers D Day North Africa Military History World War Two Wwii. So, I was assigned to the S-2 Section at 4-41, which was known as the "Fix Bayonets" battalion because it was the greeting between officers and enlisted men upon passing. Do anyone remember/know him? Series of photos of the 2nd Armored Division (mostly - the 66th Tank Regiment division) during the offensive in the province of North Rhine-Westphalia; April 1945. All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. I learned some history from him about the unit. Met my now wife of 38 yrs at Pam pams n Hagen, she was 18 I was 20. her parents still own their farm in hahnenknoop. At the kaserne, though, in my experience at 4-41, vehicle maintenance, field readiness, personal fitness and tactical training were paramount. I actually was one of the poor guys that brought the 2AD(Fwd) to Garlstedt from Ft Hood. Maneuver training sometimes happened in areas occupied by German nationals, though the Army went out of its way to work as unobtrusively as possible. Disco at Osterholz-Scharmbeck? Don’t forget the Viking graves on the North side of post with each grave fenced in with 6 ft chain-link fencing. Mark I was working as the senior medic at troop medical at the time.specialist Soares 498 med. Looking for more information from military/civilian Great article I was with B 2/50 Infantry 80-82, We were there at the same period.i was senior medic working under major Dr John J Lammie as medical specialist assigned to 498th med co. Mike, are you from Chicago? Hell On Wheels North Africa Us Army World War Two Scale Models Ww2 Mount Rushmore Germany United States. Military Police Platoon. It was one of the first places where the Bradley Fighting Vehicles (M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle, M3 Scout Vehicle) were introduced. No one can capture the whole spirit of a unit with words, or pictures. I arrived to Lucius D. Clay Kaserne in early December, 1986 from the 21st Replacement Detachment, in Frankfurt. Almost got killed in of those during one of our many, many, field exercises to Hohenfels. In one instance, the Division (Forward) even worked with elements of the French Army in training. We were in the field 8 months out of 12. Very good times. Didn't spend as much time in the field as 41st INF, 66th ARM or 4/3rd FA but we had teams that supported them at least once a month with a lot of time in Bergen. In 1999, Old Ironsides was deployed again. Effective July 22, 2015, comment is permitted on this site. Thanks so much for your article. Stationed there 6/80-2/83 ... HHB 1/14 FA ... Was a forward observer and went to the field with 250 341 and 266... Lots of good memories. I was with Willie Johnson. In short, garrison life was short-lived in the "Iron Deuce." While there my job was to meet the replacement train from Frankfurt very very early in the morning and bring the newbys to their new assignments. The soldiers were young and prone to frequently going out and getting in trouble the way that soldiers have always, in time immemorial fashion. Reinforcements. Thanks for bringing back some fond and not so fond memories. We too went around shouting “Fix Bayonets” when saluting. Regt 1st Inf Div (Forward) 3rd Infantry Division 8th Infantry Division 1st Armor Division 2nd Ar Div. LDCK was a great post and your writing brought back many good memories from so long ago. "You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself. We where to block them in if possible, but under no circumstances where we to touch or otherwise harm them. The Division (Forward) was in garrison more than its three maneuver battalions, and it was no surprise if one or two of its maneuver battalions were gone at the same time doing some training or other somewhere. After advancing to attack the Iraqi’s western flank, 2nd Brigade received artillery fire from Iraq’s Madina Division and counter attacked. A World War 2 Historical Site Feature "A Dutch Liberation Down South" written by Hans Heltzel The story of the civilians, soldiers of the 2 nd Armored Division, 30 th Infantry Division, 113 th Cavalry Group, XIX Corps, 275. Check. My fist duty station right out of AIT. If you have any However, the then-commander, LTC John Vermillion, thought it was a good idea to retain me there instead -- and I was promoted to sergeant, E-5 and served at this despite being an intelligence analyst and not serving in an infantry MOS at that time. 1981-1982 Bravo Co. 3/41 Inf. Copenhagen rocked! There were some hallmarks of service at 4-41 Infantry, as well as the rest of the units at LDCK. 140 were here. The 2nd Armored Division (Hell on Wheels) was an armored division of the United States Army.Fury is part of the 2nd. See more ideas about wwii, world war, world war ii. maintenance Batt. !Dave Jobe. We certainly had the finest equipment in the Army. is a World War II tank division which saw combat from June 1944 to September 1945. I went on google earth and was able to see the building I lived in at Coleman Barracks. I served with Co.A 124th Armored Ordnance Battalion . Bad Kreuznach. This is a smut- and bad language-free zone. The Division (Forward) as it was known, supported operations of a British armored division, as I recall. Vehicles from 2nd armored division in 2nd armored division Krefeld Germany 8th March 1945. Wouldn't trade any of it for anything. Occupied by the 4th Infantry Division (4th ID) from 1951 to 1956, the 3rd Armored Division (3rd AD) from Fort Knox, Kentucky, moved into the Coleman Kaserne on 30 June 1956, replacing the 4th ID, which rotated to Fort Lewis, Washington. This time 1st Armored Division was supporting Operations Allied Force and Joint Guardian. The mess tent was handing out Spam soup (it wasn’t bad at all) but before we could get back to our position it had solidified in to a cup of grease. Armored "Hell on Wheels" Division. Regt. SS-Panzerdivision, and many more. Bars in Bremerhaven? Hohenfels? ACTIVATION: August 24, 1943. The 67th Armored Regiment (2nd Armored Division) was organized in 1940 and first saw action in the initial invasion of North Africa in November 1942. Great times and good peopleFIX BAYONETS! It was not to be. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator. Die 2nd Armored Division (deutsch 2.US-Panzerdivision; Spitzname Hell on Wheels, Hölle auf Rädern) war eine Panzerdivision der US-Army.Die Division spielte während des Zweiten Weltkrieges eine wichtige Rolle während der Invasion in Nordafrika und Sizilien.. Don Mueller San Luis Obispo, California 5/3/2020 U.S. 2nd Armored Division in Germany during the 1950s. (U.S. based units): 101st Airborne, 1st Infantry Division … 1950 thru 1954: 2nd Armored Division Combat Command B:, 1954 to 1996: 2nd Armored Division. When we arrived it wasn't finished yes and we had to stay in Hohenfels Training Area. The Division had 10 Brigades at one time in the early '90s, one of which was 3rd The Division had 10 Brigades at one time in the early '90s, one of which was 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division. But both divisons were tasked as the armored reserve in OVERLORD, filling. Eventually I was treated for pneumonia, though it was only when it nearly became very bad. In Mannheim,Germany, from.May 1955 to July 1957. 142nd Armored Signal Company. - NARA - 198838.jpg 3,000 × 2,461; 1.68 MB - NARA - … German-American relations were a big thing then as Americans had never been stationed in Northern Germany before. 2nd Ordnance Maintenance Battalion. (By late 1950 there were strong indications that the USSR might move against Western Europe. Had a great time 82-84 TOW Echo company 250. Great description. DESIGNATION: French 2nd Armored Division. The locals were a mixed bag: Younger people seemed to enjoy the young, wild GIs from the Division (Forward) in the nearby towns --, As well as being among the first units to receive, At the time, the Division (Forward) was commanded by then-Brigadier General. Rebuilt hydraulics. We stayed there at least 3 months but it ma have been more. 2nd Armored Division - Hell on Wheels. Business was business. Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. In May 1951, the 2nd Armored Division was again sent to Europe with the then Combat Command stationed at Baumholder, Germany. stories or thoughts on the subject, please contact me. COLD AS HELL!! I was a 12bravo with destablished company 17th engineers 86-89! The 2nd Armored Division followed the 30th’s initial attack and swept north and east to Frelenberg and Beggendorf expanding the bridgehead into Germany. Denmark was cool, I snuck out of Oskbol one night and was partying with some locals and some Mp's walked in, a Dane gave me his long heavy jacket just in time, and I didn't get caught. It was a clannish place, where friendship was taken very seriously, and soldiers were very lucky to have leaders they could generally respect very much. Jeeps and soldiers. Anti-aircraft artillery – 195th AAA AW Battalion (SP), from June 11th, 1944 to May 9th, 1945: lieutenant-colonel Lawrence A. Delvin still miss it sometimes. I came back for a 3rs tour and the put me in a shithole called babenhausen, boy we had it made in Garlstedt, My husband and I were there 83-86. Still in touch with my buddies 40+ years later. Just reading over some of the comments which i already commented but LDCK was a trip Jan 79 when i arrived px, class vi in trailers. Thought I'd smelled bad before.......Three cold was unbelievable for me being from the southwest. And was good at getting Cordell all drunken up!! But not exactly sure. Jeeps and soldiers. In June 79 I became the aide de camp to the CG, BG James Armstrong. (Wouldn't have been a standout kinda guy, more of one that was in trouble more often than not). 3rd Armored Division. I was at the Unit 1982-84 and in the Artillery COHORT unit, I believe our armor COHORT brothers followed along our Artillery route from Basic, AIT then W. Germany. Spent about 3 months in B co 4/41 and then moved to HHC 4/41 in the motor pool working on everything (The BMO found out i had turned wrenches my whole life). In the rear soldiers, particularly those from the maneuver battalions and the artillery battalion, seemed to be given some leeway with schedules to allow for time with families and time off. It was the finest unit I ever served in, though, and there were many fine units I was assigned to during my tenure in the Army. Fury is part of the 2nd. I served with Co.A 124th Armored Ordnance Battalion . Thankful I never had to go out in the original Gamagoat. Lockheed built 47 AC130s wi... Everything is so uptight these days. Infanteriedivision, 49. In 4-41, we knew each other better than our wives and loved ones did, we certainly spent more time with each other in almost every condition than they did. My CO was Samuel Bullware and an awful Commander. Nice read brother. 11th Armored Cav. Combat command A. Citation: Capt. We got a Burger King in 1986 I believe. At the time I arrived, 4-41 was in itself relatively new, as it had recently been designated such after being the 2nd Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment when he originally arrived at LDCK (what year that was I have no idea anymore). I went to Denmark twice with them. They spontaneously spread out even further so as to force the officers to return numerous salutes, all the while shouting “Brass Balls Ma am’”, this continued until they wised up and took a detour. I remember when they put in the Burger King, and the Clothing sales was still,a little red building.BG gen streeter was the post commander. Was one of the first there when it opened. In 1993, the 5th Division (redesignated as the 2nd Armored Division) moved to Fort Hood, Texas, as a result of changing defense requirements. Was there from Feb 85-Feb 88 in the 498th spt. , filling, though it was known, supported operations of a British Armored Division was the first to the... 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