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Ardennes Campaign

 

 

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Ardennes
General Orders 114, War Department, 7 December 1945

Battle Participation Credit for this Campaign was also awarded to the four 416th BG Squadrons.

Combat zone - The area forward of the line: Euskirchen-Eupen (inclusive) - Liege (exclusive),
east bank of Meuse River to its intersection with the Franco-Belgian border,
thence south and east along this border and the southern border of Luxemgourg.
Time limitation - 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945.

The "Ardennes" Campaign was originally established by General Orders 28, War Department, 10 April 1945.



General Orders 24, War Department, 4 March 1947, Page 40, Figure 35

See also:
U.S. Army Center of Military History "The Campaigns of World War II" Series: Ardennes-Alsace by Roger Cirillo
Webpage and PDF


           
AG 200.6 OpGA, 30 Jun 1945, "Ardennes" Campaign Battle Participation Award, Pages 1,4 6
(Fold3.com WWII ETO Army Records, Images 289093448, 289093454, 289093459)

     
General Orders 114, War Department, 7 December 1945, Units Entitled to Battle Credits, Pages 1, 18
(U.S. Army MCoE Library General Orders Collection, "General Orders 1945 copy 2")

     
General Orders 114, War Department, 7 December 1945, Units Entitled to Battle Credits, Pages 25, 26
(U.S. Army MCoE Library General Orders Collection, "General Orders 1945 copy 2")



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