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To which unit was the 106th Coastal AAA attached for the Sicily campaign?

Dear Ms.,
       Thank you for your question.  Assigned to the US Army II Corps, the 106th AAA Automatic Weapons Battalion landed in Sicily across RED Beach near Gela, attached to the US Army 1st Infantry Division.  
       If you plan to place additional question(s) about the 106th AAA Automatic Weapons Battalion, it would help me (and YOU) if you would scan & attach page two of the Veteran's Discharge Documents.  Discharge Documents are invaluable toward ACCURATE historic Research.

   Richard V. Horrell
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Richard V. Horrell


Can answer: World War Two. Specifically, the troop transport ships that took US Military Personnel overseas & returned them to the US, 1941-47. Also, unit history of US Army QM, Signal, MP, Ordnance, Medical, Transportation & Engineer units that served during WW 2. The more obscure units are my specialty. If you have the APO that a Veteran sent letters from or received letters at, I can look up the history of that APO.


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