1 Reply Latest reply on Dec 19, 2018 2:18 PM by Rebecca Collier

    Information about 413th Anti-Aircraft Division during WWII

    Rhonda Ottem Newbie

      I am looking for information about the 413th Anti-Aircraft Division during WWII. Could anyone find a list of the men who served in the 413th Anti-Aircraft Division during WWII?

        • Re: Information about 413th Anti-Aircraft Division during WWII
          Rebecca Collier Pioneer

          Dear Ms. Ottem,

           

          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

           

          We checked the World War II Order of Battle and the only anti-aircraft artillery unit with the number 413 is the 413th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion. Therefore, we searched the World War II Operations Reports, 1940 - 1948 in the Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1905-1981 (Record Group 407) and located after action reports for June  & July 1944 and September 1944 to May 1945; a narrative report for 6 June 1944 to 15 May 1945; a diary for D-Day Operations in June 1944; and general orders for 1943-1945 of the 413th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion. Many of the servicemen received awards. No additional records were located.

          For access to and/or copies of these files, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at archives2reference@nara.gov.

          Morning reports for Army units for WWII are in the custody of the National Archives at St. Louis (RL-SL), MO. Please contact RL-SL for access to these records. The address is the National Archives in St. Louis, 1 Archives Drive, St. Louis, MO  63138-1002 and the email address is stl.archives@nara.gov.

          RL-SL also have microfilm copies of most of the monthly rosters from 1912-43 and 1947-59 for Army units. Please be aware that rosters for units serving in World War II from 1944-46 were destroyed in accordance with Army disposition authorities.

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

           

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