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Historical and Pictorial Review, 117th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division, Army of the United States: Fort Jackson, South Carolina
This collection contains a copy of Historical and Pictorial Review, 30th Infantry Division, Army of the United States: Fort Jackson, South Carolina, 1941, as presented to Sgt. Bill Purdom, 117th Infantry, 30th Division. It is a yearbook for the 30th Division and the 117th Infantry, and includes historical information.
The Mark Reardon Collection is composed of research regarding the Battle of Mortain (France) that Reardon assembled while writing Victory at Mortain: Stopping Hitler's Panzer Counteroffensive (2002). This material consists of unit reports (Box 2, Folders 49, 50, Box 3, Folders 1-42), declassified orders (Box 2, Folders 42, 43), written interviews with survivors (Box 1, Folders 63-67), and histories of the different battalions involved (Box 1, Folders 3-26, 45-58).
This collection includes two typed copies of Warren Giles’s work, “Company B, 117th Infantry.” As noted in the preface, this work is a “narrative of events of Company B, 117th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division, Tennessee National Guard from April 1921 to November 24, 1945.”