Re: What meaning German XXXXIX Corps ?
- From: Rich Rostrom <rrostrom.21stcentury@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 21:12:34 -0500
Ian MacLure <ibm@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Army _Group_ (or Soviet "Front")
used in the British army
used for independent (non-divisional) units in the German army
almost never used in the US Army
Regiment or Combat Command in the US,
containing battalions. Germany I think
also had Regiments containing battalions.
In the British army, "Regiments" were
depots where battalions were formed and
deployed independently, though retaining
the regimental name, i.e. a Brigade was
made up of Battalions. "Tank Regiments"
were however operational units.
CompanySquadron in British armored units
PlatoonTroop in British armored units
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