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WWII

WWII - The Beginning
Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor
Adolf Hitler and the ETO
The US Joins the War in Europe
The Third Army
WWII Posters
WWII Era Documents
    Selective Service
    Draft Notice
    Army Driving Permit
    Special Combat Orders
    Passes - A Day Off
    Discharge Papers
    Separation Papers
    Record of Service
Letters Written by 808ers to Loved Ones Back Home
    Cal Taylor writes to his sister
    Val Valente writes to his wife
    Els Breedemeyer writes to his dad

Tank Destroyers

The Need for Tank Destroyers
Creating Tank Destroyers
The First Tank Destroyers
Specialized Tank Destroyer Training
Tank Destroyer Gear
    Boots and Shoes
    The Quartermaster
    WWII Dog Tags

The 808th Tank Destroyers

Roll Call
The 808 Tank Destroyers Stateside
    Leadership
    Camp Bowie
    Camp Hood
    Camp Phillips
    Camp McCoy
    Camp Shanks

The European Theater

808th TD Shipped to Europe
Patton's Speech
From Britain to the Front
After Action Report - Oct 1944
After Action Report - Nov 1944
Attached to 80th Infantry
After Action Report - Dec 1944
Battle of the Bulge
After Action Report - February 1945
Attached to the 76th Infantry
Liberation of Concentration Camp
After Action Report - May 1945
Attached to the 65th Infantry
Action Summary
Headquarters Locations in the ETO
Germany Surrenders
Truman's Proclamation on VE Day
The Medals Earned by the Man of the 808th Tank Destroyers

The 808th Tank Destroyers in the Post War Years

Reunions - Overview - a listing of every reunion
    1954
    1959
    1961
    1965
    1993
    2001
    2003
    2004
    2007
    2008
    2009
    2010
    2011
    2012
The 808th Tank Destroyers Are Recognized For Their Services
    From the White House - 2003
    City Proclamation - 2003
    Key to the City - 2004
    North Carolina House - 2004
    Fort Hood Appreciation - 2007
    Certificate of Recognition - 2008
    City Proclamation - 2008
    Ohio House - 2008
    City Proclamation - 2008
The Men of the 808th Remember the War - Each page has a group of usually unrelated incidents of the war.
    Page 1
    Page 2
    Page 3
    Page 4
Tank Destroyer Memorials
    Introduction
    Armored Forces - Washington D.C.
    Fort Hood
    Fort Benning
    Fort Knox
    Fort Sill

The 808th Tank Destroyers in the News

Introduction
1944
1945
1965
1966
1968
1969
1970
1971
1984
1988
1990
2008

Photo Gallery - A collection of slide shows from WWII

Old Soldiers of the 808th - A poem written by one of the men of the 808th

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