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945th Field Artillery Battalion records

945th Field Artillery Battalion records

Descriptive Summary

Title: 945th Field Artillery Battalion records
Creator: Cosgrove, William M.
Inclusive Dates: 1940-2019
Bulk Dates: 1942-1945
Language: English
Extent: 2.1 Linear Feet 2 boxes, 4 oversized folders
Collection Number: ms4340
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The 945th Field Artillery Battalion was created in 1941 and was deployed in Europe in August, 1944, in support of U.S. Army XII Corps during World War II.

William M. Coscgrove is the author of Time on Target: The 945th Field Artillery Battalion in World War II.

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs, manuals, reunion and convention materials regarding World War II and the 945th Field Artillery Battalion, and materials used in the creation of William Cosgrove's book Time On Target (1997).


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

945th Field Artillery Battalion records, ms4340, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Manuals (instructional materials)
Military history.
Soldiers -- Photographs.
United States. Army. Field Artillery Battalion, 945th
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related audiovisual materials from this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archive: http://purl.libs.uga.edu/brown/har-ms4340/bmac-coll


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Newsletter - 945th members, 1985-2007
 
12Battalion history
 
13General orders
 
14Crew duties for 155mm M1 Howitzer
 
15Battalion rosters
 
16Writing - George Buck, Lt. Colonel (retired)
 
17Charles Schwarz - first KIA from the 945th
 
18-9Correspondence
 
110Correspondence - wives of veterans
 
111Obituaries
 
112How it all started - a note in Tech Topics, 1990
 
113Reunions
 
114Reunions - mailing lists
 
115Reunions - photographs, 1992
 
116Reunions - photographs, 1995
 
117Reunions - photographs, miscellaneous
 
118Reunion announcement - The Bulge Bugle, 1993 August
 
119World War II forum - University of Georgia, 1993
 
120Photographs - reproductions of documents, photographs
 
121Photographs - Cruser, Wayne
 
122Photographs - Horning
 
123Photographs - Howenstine
 
124Photographs - Kilgore, Jack
 
125Photographs - Mackey
 
126Photographs - Skinner
 
127Photographs - Worley, Milt
 
128Photographs - people
 
129Photographs - gun sections
 
130Photographs - 155mm M1 Howitzer
 
131Contact sheets, negatives
 
132Photocopies of veterans' photographs
 
boxfolder
21Survey
 
22Survey - Amschler, Rudolph
 
23Survey - Beall, Harvey
 
24Survey - Beard, Donald
 
25Survey - Bish, Richard
 
26Survey - Blaser, Thomas
 
27Survey - Bolton, Wallace
 
28Survey - Bonnell
 
29Survey - Bovino, John
 
210Survey - Buck, George
 
211Survey - Carr, Jack
 
212Survey - Cope, J.T.
 
213Survey - Curfman, David
 
214Survey - Cruser, Wayne
 
215Survey - Dale, Robert
 
216Survey - Draxler, Ray
 
217Survey - Frey, Robert
 
218Survey - Giacovelli, Steve
 
219Survey - Giovangnoli, Donald
 
220Survey - Gless, Raymond, Sr.
 
221Survey - Good, Bernard
 
222Survey - Gray, Sam
 
223Survey - Hale, Dan
 
224Survey - Hallock, Joseph
 
225Survey - Hesson, Robert
 
226Survey - Hinkel, "Red"
 
227Survey - Horning, Lawrence
 
228Survey - Hotz, Carl
 
229Survey - Howenstine, Hugh
 
230Survey - Key, Arnold
 
231Survey - Kline, Walter
 
232Survey - Linz, Paul, Sr.
 
233Survey - Literal, Lawrence
 
234Survey - Loundsbury, Ford
 
235Survey - Lyons, Fred
 
236Survey - Mackey, Fred
 
237Survey - McGraw
 
238Survey - McMahan, Roy
 
239Survey - Mitchum, Clarence
 
240Survey - Plas, Joseph
 
241Survey - Price, Charles
 
242Survey - Remilard, Paul
 
243Survey - Ricci, Gino
 
244Survey - Scarborough, Dewitt
 
245Survey - Schneider, Robert
 
246Survey - Simpson, Fred
 
247Survey - Skinner, William
 
248Survey - Smith, Willard
 
249Survey - St. Germain, Art
 
250Survey - Walker, James
 
251Survey - Wright, James
 
252Time on Target - photographs
 
253Time on Target - Time-Life Books photograph
 
254Time on Target - appendices
 
255Time on Target - order forms, correspondence
 
256Topographic maps
 
257945th donations
 
258Gate City Guard history
 
259122nd Infantry Division, Georgia National Guard - yearbook (bound photocopy), 1933
 
260Pictorial Review, National Guard of the State of Georgia (photocopy), 1939
 
261179th, 74th Field Artillery Battalions, Camp Blanding, Florida (bound photocopies), 1941
 
262XII Corps Artillery in Combat (bound photocopy), 1944 September
 
263945th Field Artillery Battalion Daily Journal (bound photocopy)
 
264155mm Howitzer manual, TM9-331 (bound photocopy), 1943
 
265Field Artillery Tactical Employment Manual, FM6-20 (bound photocopy), 1944
 
oversized_folder
1Road maps - Europe, Germany, 1941-1944
 
oversized_folder
2Topographical grid maps - France, Central Europe, 1943-1944
 
oversized_folder
3Topographical grid maps - Germany, 1943-1944
 
oversized_folder
4Topographical grid maps - Nancy, Trier, Saarbrucken (printed full-size scans)
 
4The Men of the 945th - Page News and Courier article, 2002 October 3