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"11th Airborne Division: activated February 25, 1943, at Camp Mackall, North Carolina ... Composed of paratroopers and glidermen who have been through the toughest kind of training, including full portions of double time hikes, guerrilla exercises, and bivouacs."

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United States Army, World War 1939-1945, Regimental histories, 11th Airborne Division, 187th Glider Infantry Regiment, 188th Glider Infantry Regiment, 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 674th Glider Field Artillery Battalion, 675th Glider Field Artillery Battalion, 457th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 127th Airborne Engineer Battalion, 152nd Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion, 221st Medical Company, 408th Quartermaster Company, 511th Signal Company, 711th Ordnance Company, 221st Medical Company


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11th Airborne Division



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