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BIBLIOGRAPHY

 


Books

Baily, Charles, M. Faint Praise, American Tanks and Tank Destroyers during World War II. Hamden: Archon Book, 1983.

Blumenson, Martin. The Patton Papers, 1885-1940. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,1972.

________. The Patton Papers, 1940-1945. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972.

Boniface, J. M. US Army Vehicles of World War Two. Somerset: Haynes Publishing Co., 1991.

Cole, Hugh M. US Army in World War II, The Ardennes: Battle of the Bulge. Washington D.C..: Center for Military History, 1965.

________. US Army in World War II, The Lorraine Campaign. Washington D.C.: Center for Military History, 1950.

Collins, J. Lawton. Lightning Joe. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1979.

Dyer, George. XII Corps, Spearhead of Patton's Third Army. XII Corps Historical Association, 1947.

Frankel, Nat and Larry Smith. Patton's Best. New York: Harthorn Books, Inc., 1978.

Gabel, Christopher R. The US Army GHQ Maneuvers of 1941. Washington D.C.: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1991.

Gillie, Mildred Hanson. Forging the Thunderbolt. Harrisburg, PA: Military Service Publishing, 1947.

Greenfield, Kent Roberts. US Army in World War II, The Organization of the Ground Combat Troops. Washington D.C.: Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1947.

Greenfield, Kent Roberts, editor. US Army in World War II, Pictorial Record: The War Against Germany: Europe and Adjacent Areas. Washington D.C.: Center for Military History, 1951.

________. US Army in World War II, Pictorial Record: The War Against Germany and Italy: Mediteranean and Adjacent Areas. Washington D.C.: Center for Military History, 1951.

Herr, John K. and Edward S. Wallace. The Story of the US Cavalry, 1775 to 1942. New York: Bonanza Books, 1953.

Houston, Donald E. Hell On Wheels. Novato, CA: Presido Press, 1977.

Howe, George F. US Army in World War II, Northwest Africa: Seizing the Initiative in the West. Washington D.C..: Center for Military History. 1957.

________. The Battle History of the 1st Armored Division, "Old Ironsides." Washington: Combat Forces Press, 1954.

MacDonald, Charles B. US Army in World War II, The Last Offensive. Washington D.C.: Center for Military History, 1973.

________. US Army in World War II, The Siegfried Line Campaign. Washington D.C.: Center for Military History, 1963.

________. A Time for Trumpets. New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc., 1985.

Ogorkiewicz, R. M. Armoured Forces. New York: Arco Publishing Company, Inc, 1960.

Palmer, R. R. US Army in World War II, The Procurement and Training of Ground Combat Troops. Washington D.C.: Historical Division, Department of the Army, 1948.

Patton, George S. War As I Knew It. New York: Pyramid Books, Inc., 1966.

Perret, Geoffrey. There's a War To Be Won. New York: Random House, 1991.

Perrett, Bryan. German Armored Cars and Reconnaissance Half-tacks, 1939-45. London: Osprey Publishing Ltd., 1982.

________. The Stuart Light Tank Series. London: Osprey Publishing Ltd., 1980.

Sawicki, James A. Cavalry Regiments of the US Army. Virginia: Wyvern Publications, 1985.

Scales, Robert H. Certain Victory, The US Army in the Gulf War. Washington D.C.: Office of the Chief of Staff, US Army, 1993.

Sorely, Lewis. Thunderbolt. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1992.

Stubbs, Mary Lee and Connor, Stanely R. Army Lineage Series: Armor- Cavalry Part I: Regular Army and Army Reserve. Washington D.C.: Center of Military Hisrory, 1969.

The Cavalry Journal. Modern Reconnaissance. Harrisburg: The Military Service Publishing Company, 1944.

Todd, Keith. 11th US Cavalry: Blackhorse. Paducah, KY: Turner, 1990.

Truscott, Lt. Gen. L. K. Jr. Command Missions. E.P. Dutton and Co., 1954.

________. The Twilight of the US Cavalry. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1989.

Weigley, Russel F. History of the United States Army. New York: MacMillian Publishing Company, Inc., 1967.

Westmoreland, William C. A Soldier Reports. New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976.

White, B. T. Tanks and Other Fighting Vehicles, 1942-45. Dorset, England: Blandford Press, 1975.

Zaloga, Steven. Stuart, U.S. Light Tanks in Action. Carrollton, TX: Squadron/Signal Publications, Inc., 1979.

 


Periodicals and Articles

Bixel, C. P. "Cavalry Motorcycle Troop." The Cavalry Journal (January- February, 1941): 52-55.

Boyd, Morris J. "Information Operations." Military Review (November 1994): 22.

"C.O.'s of Cavalry Units." The Cavalry Journal (July/August, 1941): 110.

Gavin, James M. "Cavalry, and I Don't Mean Horses." Armor (May-June, 1954): 18-22.

Grow, Robert W. "The Ten Lean Years, Part 1." Armor (January-February, 1987):22-30.

________. "The Ten Lean Years, Part 2." Armor (March-April, 1987): 25- 33.

________. "The Ten Lean Years, Part 3." Armor (May-June, 1987):21-28.

________. "The Ten Lean Years, Part 4." Armor (July-August, 1987): 34- 42.

Hawkins, Hamilton S. "Cavalry and Mechanized Force." The Cavalry Journal (September-October, 1931): 19-25.

Hoy, Charles J. "Mechanics of Battlefield Reconnaissance."The Cavalry Journal (May-June, 1944): 24-29.

Jacobs, Bruce. "In the Dash to Paris." National Guard (September, 1994): 72-76.

Judge, D. J. "Cavalry in the Gap." Military Review (May, 1993): 53-67.

"Mechanized Force Recommended." The Cavalry Journal (March/April, 931): 112-113.

"Mechanized Force Becomes Cavalry." The Cavalry Journal (May/June, 1931): 4-6.

"Mechanized Cavalry." The Cavalry Journal (November/December, 1931): 53-54.

Palmer, Bruce. "Mechanized Cavalry in the Second Army Maneuvers." The Cavalry Journal (November-December, 1936): 460-478.

Parker, James. "The Mechanized Cavalry." The Cavalry Journal September-October, 1931): 55.

Patton, George S. Jr. "Mechanization and Cavalry." The Cavalry Journal (April, 1930): 234-240.

Pigg, Jim. "Why Cav Changed in the Seventies," Armor (January - February, 1995): 3.

Richardson, Robert R. "The Wider Role of Cavalry." The Cavalry Journal (January-February, 1941): 2-8.

Sherburne, Thomas L.. "A Tribute To The Mechanized From An Old-Timer." The Cavalry Journal (November-Decemeber, 1936): 479-480.

White, I.D. "Reconnaissance Battalion, Armored Division." The Cavalry Journal (May-June, 1941): 48-52.

Wilson, Arthur. "The Mechanized Force, Its Organization and Present Equipment." The Cavalry Journal (May-June, 1931): 7-10.

 


Government Documents and Publications

Gabel, Christopher R. Seek, Strike, and Destroy: US Army Tank Destroyer Doctrine in World War II. Fort Leavenworth, KS: Combat Studies Institute, US Army Command and General Staff College. 1986.

________. The Forth Armored Division in the Encirclement of Nancy. Fort Leavenworth, KS: Combat Studies Institute, US Army Command and General Staff College, 1986.

________. The Lorraine Campaign: An Overview, September-December 1944. Fort Leavenworth, KS: Combat Studies Institute, US Army Command and General Staff College, 1985.

The General Board. "Mechanized Cavalry Units." United States Forces, European Theater, 17 June 1945.

US Army, 1st Armored Division. "Preliminary Lessons Learned During Operation Desert Storm." Headquarters, 1st Armored Division, 19 March 1991.

US Army, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz). "Report of Combat Operations 1 August - 5 November 1944." Headquarters, 2d Cavalry Group, 5 November 1945.

US Army, 3d Cavalry Group (Mecz). " After Action Report, 1-30 Sept 44, incl." Headquarters, 3d Cavalry Group, 4 October, 1944.

US Army, 4th Armored Division. "Notes on Recent Operations." Headquarters, Combat Command A, 7 October, 1944.

US Army, 4th Cavalry Group. "Actions Against the Enemy, Report After, 1-31 August." Headquarters, 4th Cavalry Group, 3 September 1944.

US Army, 6th Armored Division. Combat Record of the Sixth Armored Division in the European Theater of Operations, 18 July 1944-8 May 1945. Aschaffenburg, Germany: G-3, US Army 6th Armored Division, 1945.

US Army, 6th Cavalry Group. "Actions Against the Enemy, Report After, 1-31 August." Headquarters, 6th Cavalry Group, 1 September 1944.

US Army, 6th Cavalry Group. "Actions Against the Enemy, Report After, 1-31 January 1945." Headquarters, 6th Cavalry Group, 2 February 1945.

US Army, 14th Cavalry Group. "Action Against the Enemy, Report After, 1-31 December 1944." Headquarters, 14th Cavalry Group, 3 January 1945.

US Army, 24th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron Mechanized. "History of 24th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron Mechanized from 5 June 1944 to 28 June 1944." Headquarters, 24th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 14 October 1944.

US Army, 82d Reconnaissance Battalion. "After Action Report 82nd Amd Recon Bn 2nd Armored Division, June 44 thru May 45." Undated.

US Army, 101st Cavalry Group. Wingfoot, Rhineland and Central Europe Campaigns: Official History, 101st Cavalry Group (Mechanized). Weinheim: H. Diesbach, 1945.

US Army, 113th Cavalry Group."Action Against the Enemy, Report After, 1- 31 December 1944." Headquarters, 113th Cavalry Group, 5 January 1945.

US Army. FM 17-22, Reconnaissance Platoon and Reconnaissance Comapny. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office. 1950.

________. FM 17-35, Reconnaissance Battalion, Armored Division. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1951.

________. FM 17-35, Armored Cavalry Platoon, Troop, and Squadron. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1960.

________. FM 17-95. Cavalry Operations. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1991.

________. TO&E 17-51, Armored Cavalry Regiment (light). Washington D.C.: Department of the Army, 1948.

US Army Armor School. "Research Report: Operation of Cav Rcn Sq Integral to the Armd Div." Fort Knox, KY: US Army Armor School, 1950.

US Army, Army Ground Forces. "Report, Subject: Extract from Overseas Reports. Immediate Report No. 55." Washington D. C.: Headquarters, Army Ground Forces, Army War College, 11 Oct 44.

________. "Report, Subject: Army Ground Forces Board, Comments and Observations by 125th Cav. Rcn Sq. Mecz." Washington D. C.: Headquarters, Army Ground Forces, Army War College. 7 Oct 1944.

________. "Subject: Report by Lt Col Micheal Popowski." Washington D.C.: Headquarters, Army Ground Forces, Army War College, 28 October, 1944.

________. TC 107, "Mechanized Cavalry." Headquarters, Army Ground Forces, Army War College, 1943.

________. Equipment Review Board, Part I: Board Study and Annexes. Washington D.C.: Headquarters Army Ground Forces, 1945.

US Army Cavalry School. Cavalry Combat. Fort Riley Kansas: The Cavalry School, 1937.

________. Mechanized Cavalry, 1932-1933. Fort Riley Kansas: The Cavalry School, 1937.

________. FM 2-10, Cavalry Field Manual: Vol II, Mechanized Cavalry. Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1938.

________. FM 2-10, Cavalry Field Manual: Mechanized Elements. Fort Riley, KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1941.

________. FM 2-20, Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized. Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1944.

________. FM 2-30, Cavalry Field Manual, Cavalry Mechanized Reconnaissance Squadron. Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1943.

________. FM 2-7, Cavalry Drill Regulations, Mechanized. Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1944.

________. Cavalry Reconnaissance, Number One: Operations of the 81st Armored Reconnaissance Battalion in Tunisia. Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1944.

________. Cavalry Reconnaissance, Number Two: Operations of the 81st Armored Reconnaissance Battalion in Tunisia (Part III). Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1944.

________. Cavalry Reconnaissance, Number Three: Operations of the 91st Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized, From El Abiod to Mateur. Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1944.

________. Cavalry Reconnaissance, Number Four: Operations of the 91st Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized, From Mateur to Bizerte. Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1944.

________. Cavalry Reconnaissance, Number Five: Operations of the 3d Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized (Part I- Sicily). Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1944.

________. Cavalry Reconnaissance, Number Seven: Operations of a Reconnaissance Company in Tunisia. Fort Riley KS: US Army Cavalry School, 1944.

War Department. "Mechanized Force Becomes Cavalry. May 18, 1931." The Cavalry Journal (May-June 1931): 5-6.

________. FM 2-15. Cavalry Field Manual, Employment of Cavalry. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1941.

________. FM 100-5. Field Service Regulations. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1941.

________. FM 100-5. Field Service Regulations. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1944.

________. FM 100-17. Field Service Regulations For Larger Units. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1941.

________. T/O 2-25, Cavalry Squadron, Reconnaissance, Mechanized, Cavalry Division, Horse. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1940.

________. T/O&E 2-25, Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1943.

________. T/O 2-27, Cavalry Troop, Reconnaissance, Mechanized, Cavalry Division Horse, and Cavalry Troop, Reconnaissance, Mechanized, Regiment, Horse and Mechanized. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1940.

________. T/O&E 2-27, Reconnaissance Troop. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1943.

________. T/O&E 2-28, Assault Gun Troop. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1943.

________. T/O 2-51, Cavalry Regiment, Horse and Mechanized. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1940.

________. T/O 2-65, Cavalry Squadron, Mechanized, Regiment, Horse and Mechanized. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1940.

________. T/O 17-35, Armored Reconnaissance Battalion. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1940.

________. T/O 17-35, Armored Reconnaissance Battalion. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1942.

________. T/O 17-37, Reconnaissance Company, Armored Regiment or Armored Reconnaissance Battalion. Washington D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1942.

 


Unpublished Materials

Polk, James H. "Letters and Notes of James H. Polk 1944-1945".

Wilson, Robert. Letter to the Deputy Commander, US Army Armor Center. Undated.


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