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The 116th AAA Gun Bn Mobile typescript (photocopy)

The 116th AAA Gun Bn Mobile typescript (photocopy)

Descriptive Summary

Title: The 116th AAA Gun Bn Mobile typescript (photocopy)
Creator: Shearouse, James D., Col.
Inclusive Dates: 1943-1945
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2538
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a 168 page typescript (photocopy) of THE 116TH AAA GUN BN MOBILE, compiled and styled by John Grove Murray. The volume chronicles the unit from its beginning in 1943 through the Normandy Invasion on Utah Beach on 6 June 1944, on through Paris and Sedan, France into Belgium, Holland and Germany. Included are unit commendations, rosters, and other vital statistics. Written in the 1940s, Col. James D. Shearouse added his comments 42 years later.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

The 116th AAA Gun Bn Mobile typescript (photocopy), ms2538, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

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Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

United States. Army. Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion, 116th.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Belgium.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- France.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Netherlands.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Typescript Access Online