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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(s): 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:

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
110Correspondence - wives of veterans
112How it all started - a note in Tech Topics, 1990
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
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
1Road maps - Europe, Germany, 1941-1944
2Topographical grid maps - France, Central Europe, 1943-1944
3Topographical grid maps - Germany, 1943-1944
4Topographical grid maps - Nancy, Trier, Saarbrucken (printed full-size scans)
4The Men of the 945th - Page News and Courier article, 2002 October 3