1 Reply Latest reply on Mar 14, 2018 1:49 PM by Rebecca Collier

    RG 338

    Elliot Schneider Ranger

      How is the following series broken down into just units of major Headquarters and what type of reports do they have.



      Record Group 338:
      Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter), 1917 - 1999

      Unit Histories, 1943 - 1967

      File Unit:
      Headquarters, Wisconsin Group: Historical Reports

        • Re: RG 338
          Rebecca Collier Ranger

          Dear Mr. Schneider,


          Thank you for posting your request on the History Hub!


          The series titled Unit Histories, 1943 - 1967 consists of the working files of division level, organic, and non-organic U.S. Army units, which were maintained and consolidated by the Army Departmental Records Branch. Usually division records include historical reports, general orders, directives, journals, memorandums, circulars, bulletins, and policy files. Records of organic units, such as infantry regiments that were permanently attached to divisions, typically document actions not described elsewhere in the parent division's records and consist of unit histories, general orders, and other administrative files. Records of non-organic units, such as ordnance or quartermaster units that were not permanently attached to a division, generally consist of historical reports and some administrative files.


          These records do not include personnel or medical information nor there is a name index to these records.


          We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!


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