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<p>USA Armor School Research Library TDCDE Fort Knox KY Bibliography January 2008</p> <p>13th Cavalry - 13th Armor Including Battalions</p> <p>NOTE: Currently, 1-13 Armor is scheduled to participate in a transition team function as part of the Armys transformation to a modular force. Plans call for the 13th Armor to convert back to the 13th Cavalry, with two squadrons (1st and 2d) slated to serve as reconnaissance squadrons in the 1st Armored Division (On Point (Fall 2006), p. 32)</p> <p>... The insignia was redesignated for the 13th Cavalry Regiment with description updated on 23 May 2007 http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Cav/13CavalryRegiment.htm</p> <p>Distinctive Unit Insignia / Coat of Arms</p> <p>1</p> <p>Index to Battalions:1st Battalion, pp. 23-28 2nd Battalion, pp. 29-32 3rd Battalion, p. 33 4th Battalion, p. 34</p> <p>2</p> <p>Associations13th Tank Bn, Co D 51 Mr. W. Laverne Shot Doll 735 W Elm St Lancaster WI 53813-1219 Phone: 608-723-2928 Email: hank1@pcii.net (updated 2003)</p> <p>http://www.military-network.com/Ben/Associations_Detail.cfm?ID=9677</p> <p>U.S. Cavalry Associationhttp://www.uscavalry.org/</p> <p>Bibliography13th Armored Regiment : A Working Bibliography of MHI Sources (15 Sep 06)http://ahecwebdds.carlisle.army.mil/awapps/pdfopener?smd=1&amp;md=1&amp;did=74010</p> <p>BooksAtkinson, Rick. An army at dawn : the war in North Africa, 1942-1943. New York : Henry Holt &amp; Co., 2002.U.S. 13th Armored Regiment, pp. 52, 222, 234, 511, 538 1st Battalion, p. 231 2nd Battalion, pp. 168, 206-7, 228, 365 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 940.5423 ATKINSON</p> <p>8: The Dusty Trial: The Pancho Villa Punitive Expedition, 1916-1917. 13th U.S. Cavalry Regiment </p> <p>Boot, Max. The savage wars of peace : small wars and the rise of American power. New York : Basic Books, c2002.</p> <p>3</p> <p>United States Units Regiments 13th Armored Regiment, pp. 105, 109, 113, 127, 144 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 940.5423 COGGINS</p> <p>Coggins, Jack. The campaign for North Africa. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1980.</p> <p>13th Cavalry was stationed at the little border hamlet off Columbus, New Mexico USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 357 HE</p> <p>Herr, John K. The story of the U.S. Cavalry, 1775-1942. Boston : Little, Brown, c1953. Chapter IX : Wars Beyond the Border (p. 233- ) In the winter of 1916, the</p> <p>Colonel Raymond E. McQuillin, Commanding Office; includes Regimental Staff, Coat of Arms, History of the 13th Armored Regiment, The 13th Armored Regiment (L) in Action, 13th Armored Regiment (L) Personnel USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. CHAFFEE 355.071 THIRTEENT</p> <p>Historical and pictorial review, First Armored Division of the United States Army, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1941 - 13th Armored Regiment (L). Baton Rouge, La. : Army and Navy Pub. Co., 1941.</p> <p>Armored Force 13th Armored Regiment, pp. 315, 318, 409 U.S. Cavalry 13th Cavalry (Mech), pp. 201, 208, 213, 225, 232, 233, 247, 267, 331, 409 U.S. Constabulary 13th Constabulary Squadron, pp. 433-34 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 357 HOFMANN</p> <p>Hoffman, George F. Through mobility we conquer : the mechanization of U.S. Cavalry. Lexington, Ky. : The University Press of Kentucky, c2006.</p> <p>Howe, George F. (George Frederick). The battle history of the 1st Armored Division, "Old Ironsides". Nashville, TN : Battery Press, 1979.Armored Regiments, 13th: pp. 89, 106, 127-138, 323-324, 330-332, 343347, 357-362 (see also: Beale, Benson, Bruss, Cairns, Carr, Cocke, Cohn, Cole, Crosby, Elliott, Gardiner, Hatcher, Howze, Mayshark, McWatters, Probstfeld, Robinett, Shapiro, Simmerman, Todd, Van Nostrand, Varner, Yeiter) USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. CHAFFEE 940.5412 HOWE</p> <p>Howze, Hamilton H. (Hamilton Hawkins). A cavalryman's story : memoirs of a twentieth-century Army general. Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1996.13th Armored Regiment, pp. 36, 68, 74, 88, 91, 100, 105, 116, 119, 120</p> <p>4</p> <p>13th Cavalry, p. 36 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. BIOGRAPH HOWZE</p> <p>Combat Operations (p. 40) In the late Spring of 1942; however, the 1st Armored Division was shipped overseas to Northern Ireland with both its armored regiments equipped with M3s. One of these, the 13th, was assigned to the forces earmarked for the invasion of North Africa Diagram M3 (Insert) Caption: After Effect was a M3 of the 1st Armored Division, 13th Armored Regiment at Bizete, Tunisia during May of 1943. Photo w/caption (p. 48) : The first American tankers to see combat in North Africa under their own commander were elements of the 1st Armored Division, which too part in the invasion of Oran. This M3 from the 2nd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment and its crew, were at Souk El Khemis . USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 358.18 MESKO</p> <p>Mesko, Jim. M3 Lee/Grant in action. Carrollton, Tex. : Squadron/Signal Publications, c1995.</p> <p>Old Ironsides, 1969. (First Armored Division Association (U.S.)) Dallas, Texas, Taylor Publishing Co., 1969.Officer</p> <p>1st Brigade 1st Battalion, 13th Armor. LTC William E. Hattaway, Commanding 2nd Brigade 2nd Battalion, 13th Armor. LTC John M. Norton, Commanding</p> <p>Officer USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. CHAFFEE 358.18 FIRST</p> <p>Photos w/captions: 13th Armored Regiment - #46, #72 Photos w/captions: 2nd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment - #55, #57, #58, #59, #60 Photo w/caption: 3rd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment - #73 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 358.18 TANKS #21</p> <p>Perrett, Bryan. Allied tanks : North Africa, World War II. [London] : Arms and Armour Press ; [New York, N.Y. : Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub. Co.], 1986.</p> <p>Robinett, Paul M. (Paul McDonald). Armor command; the personal story of a commander of the 13th Armored Regiment, of the CCB, 1st Armored Division, and of the Armored School during World War II. [Washington, c1958]USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 940.5412 ROBINETT</p> <p>5</p> <p>Sawicki, James A. Cavalry regiments of the US Army. Dumfries, Va. : Wyvern Publications, c1985.13th Cavalry, pp. 176-177 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. REF 357 SAWICKI</p> <p>Sawicki, James A. Tank battalions of the US Army. Dumfries, Va. : Wyvern Publications, c1983.13th Tank Battalion, pp. 51-52 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 358.18 SAWICKI</p> <p>Stanton, Shelby L. Order of battle, U.S. Army, World War II. Novato, CA : Presidio, c1984.13th 13th 13th USA Armor Armored Regiment, p. 288 Cavalry Regiment (Mechanized), p. 315 Tank Battalion, p. 298 School Research Library Catalog No. 355.30973 STANTON</p> <p>Stubbs, Mary Lee; Connor, Stanley Russell. Armor-cavalry (Army Lineage Series). Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 196913th Armor, pp. 225-230 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 355 ARMY</p> <p>Tankers in Tunisia. [Fort Knox, Ky. : Headquarters, Armored Replacement Training Center, 1943]</p> <p>Lieutenant William S. Norman, Company H, 3rd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment, near Sidi bou Zid, 14 April 1943 (pp. 48-49) Staff Sergeant Wilbur R. White, Company H, 13th Armored Regiment (pp. 49-50) Staff Sergeant Lewis Shelton, Company I, 13th Armored Regiment (p. 50) 1st Lieutenant George Dempsey, Company I, 13th Armored Regiment, near Sidi bou Zid, 18 April 1943 (p. 50) USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 940.5412 TANKERS</p> <p>Tevington, William M. The United States Constabulary : a history. Paducah, Ky. : Turner Pub. Co., c1998.10th Constabulary Regiment: Initial assignments of the (regiment) and its Squadrons Headquarters were as follows 13th Constabulary Squadron, Bayreuth </p> <p>6</p> <p>13th Constabulary Squadron (p. 32) inactivated 20 September 1947 at Coburg, Germany USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 940.55 TEVINGTO</p> <p>To Bizerte with the II Corps, 23 April 1943-13 May 1943. Washington, D.C., Historical Division, War Dept. [1943] / Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 1990.http://www.history.army.mil/books/wwii/bizerte/bizerte-fm.htm The Second Phase : Axis Resistance Is Broken http://www.history.army.mil/books/wwii/bizerte/bizerte-second.htm USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 940.5423 UNITED</p> <p>Chapter VIII. Villas Raid on Columbus, New Mexico ; Chapter XIX. Operations of the Second Squadron, 13th Cavalry (Lindsley), March 21 to April 2 ; Chapter XX. Operations of the Provisional Squadron, 10th and 13th Cavalry (Tompkins), March 21 to April 2 ; Chapter XXIV. Operations of the Provisional Squadron, 13th Cavalry (Tompkins) April 2 to 12 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. CHAFFEE 972.8 TO</p> <p>Tompkins, Frank. Chasing Villa; the story behind the story of Pershing's expedition into Mexico. [Harrisburg, Pa.] The Military Service Pub. Co., 1934.</p> <p>Toulmin, H. A., Jr. (Colonel) With Pershing in Mexico. Harrisburg, Pa. : The Military Service Publishing Co., 1935.Chapter III. The Columbus Raid; Chapter V. The 13th Cavalry Fight at Parral USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. CHAFFEE 972.08 TO</p> <p>Urwin, Gregory J. W. The United States Cavalry : an illustrated history, 1776-1944. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2003]</p> <p>Units, American U.S. Cavalry 13th U.S. Cavalry, pp. 172, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 184 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 357.1 URWIN</p> <p>Zaloga, Steve. Kasserine Pass 1943 : Rommel's last victory. Oxford : Osprey, 2005.US forces 13th Armored, pp. 26, 28, 51-2, 55, 56-7, 60, 63, 89 USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 940.5423 ZALOGA</p> <p>7</p> <p>Zaloga, Steve. M3 Lee/Grant medium tank 1941-45. Oxford : Osprey, 2005.United States Army Armored Regiment, 2/13th, pp. 19, 20, 21, C, D USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 358.18 ZALOGA</p> <p>Photos w/captions, pp. 6-end. Example: The crew of a M3 medium tank swab out the barrel following the fighting near Medjez al Bab in November 1942. The marking aside the gun identifies this as a tank of Co. F, 13th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. 358.18 ZALOGA</p> <p>Zaloga, Steve. US tank battles in North Africa and Italy 1943-45. New Territories, Hong Kong : Concord, c2004.</p> <p>DocumentsHarris, Benjamin James (Major, US Army) The United States Zone Constabulary: An Analysis of Manning Issues and Their Impact on Operations. Thesis. Fort Leavenworth, KS : US Army Command and General Staff College, 1993. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cgibin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/p4013coll2&amp;CISOPTR=726&amp;filename=727.pdf 13th Constabulary Squadron (use FIND feature)</p> <p>After Action ReportsAfter Action Report, 13th Armored Regiment. 8 May 1943 15 July 1944.USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. AAR 813 AR 602</p> <p>After Action Report, 13th Tank Battalion, 1st Armored Division. 20 July 30 October 1944; 1 December 1944 28 February 1945; 1-30 April 1945.USA Armor School Research Library Catalog No. AAR 813 TB 101</p> <p>8</p> <p>http://www.generalpatton.org/education/archives.asp</p> <p>Emert L. Davis Research Library Patton Museum Fort Knox KY</p> <p>COL Simpson Collection (1 linear foot) United States, Army Armored Regiments 13th Armored Regiment http://www.generalpatton.org/education/archive_s_t.asp Gardiner Collection (4 Linear Feet) Collection of the personal papers of COL Henry E. Gardiner Commander of 13th Tank Battalion, 1st Armored Division. Includes photographs and documents concerning operations of the 1st Armored Division, specifically the 13th Armored Regiment and 13th Tank Battalion. Also includes a complete set of maps for the area of operation in North Africa and in Italy (1943-1945), and includes correspondence and records for the 1st Armored Division Association 1947-1980. http://www.generalpatton.org/education/archive_g_h.asp Van Zant Collection (3 Linear Feet)</p> <p>Collection of maps, photographs, reports, letters, and memorandums covering the military career of LTC Robert E. Van Zant. LTC Van Zant was a member of the 13th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division, as well as an instructor at the Armor School, Fort Knox, between 1941 and 1945 http://www.generalpatton.org/education/archive_u_v.asp</p> <p>http://www.archives.gov/</p> <p>National Archives</p> <p>13th Tank Battalion: Unit History, 1901 1955 ARC Identifier 1189593 - File Unit from Record Group 338: Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter), 1917 1993 http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/basic_search.jsp - type ARC Identifier number in search box 322.02: 13th Cavalry, 26 Apr 27 - 25 May 40</p> <p>ARC Identifier 1411066 - File Unit from Record Group 177: Records of the Chiefs of Arms, 1878 1943 http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/basic_search.jsp - type ARC Identifier number in search box</p> <p>of the Adjutant General's Office, 1905 1981</p> <p>601-TK(13) - 13th Medium Tank Battalion, 1st Armored Division: Command Report, 1951 ARC Identifier 799036 - File Unit from Record Group 407: Records</p> <p>9</p> <p>http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/basic_search.jsp - type ARC Identifier number in search box</p> <p>ARC Identifier 1013002 - File Unit from Record Group 153: Records of the Office of the Judge Advocate General (Army), 1792 1981 http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/basic_search.jsp - type ARC Identifier number in search box</p> <p>Case 119 of Lt F. F. Clifton of Illinois - 13th Cavalry, D Company, 03/1863</p> <p>ARC Identifier 607566 Series from Record Group 391: Records of U.S. Regular Army Mobile Units, 1815 1950 http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/basic_search.jsp - type ARC Identifier number in search box</p> <p>General Orders Issued, 1901 / 13th Cavalry Regiment</p> <p>Historical Records - 1st Armored Group 6/1944, 13th Tank Battalion 12/1944, 775th Tank Battalion 1/1945, 1st Tank Battalion 11/1944 ARC</p> <p>Identifier 1128979 - File Unit from Record Group 338: Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter), 1917 1993 http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/basic_search.jsp - type ARC Identifier number in search box</p> <p>History of the 13th Cavalry Regiment, entry 310, box 485, Records of the WarDepartment General and Special Staffs, RG 165, NARA. (Footnote 12) http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1997/fall/mexican-punitiveexpedition-1.html</p> <p>ARC Identifier 607562 Series from Record Group 391: Records of U.S. Regular Army Mobile Units, 1815 1950 http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/basic_search.jsp - type ARC Identifier number in search box</p> <p>Letters Sent, 1905 1906 / 13th Cavalry Regiment</p> <p>ARC Identifier 607578 - Series from Record Group 391: Records of U.S. Regular Army Mobile Units, 1815 1950 http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/basic_search.jsp type ARC Identifier number in search box</p> <p>Lists, Letters, Orders, and Reports, 1901 1916 / 13th Cavalry Regiment</p> <p>ARC Identifier 533442 - Series from Record Group 165: Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs, 1860 1952 http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/basic_search.jsp - type ARC Identifier number in search box</p> <p>The Mexican Punitive Expedition, 1916 1917</p> <p>10</p>...