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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Organizational Unit Records, 1943-1947 in the Records of Headquarters, European Theater of Operations, United States Army (World War II) (Record Group 498) that includes two file units of the 1255th Engineer Combat Battalion. We also located the series Unit Inspection Files, 1944 in the Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter) (Record Group 338) that contains one file unit relating to the 1255th from 1944. In addition, we located the series, Reports of Investigations, 1942-1946 in Record Group 338 that has a Report of Investigation Regarding the Shooting Between the Members of the 540th QM Salvage Repair Company and Members of Company A, 1255th Engineering Battalion on 30 June 1945. Plus, we located the series Unit Annual Reports, 1940-1949 in the Records of the Office of the Surgeon General (Army) (Record Group 112) that includes one file unit pertaining to the 1255th Engineer Combat Battalion. Lastly, we located the World War II Operations Reports, 1940-1948 in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917-1981 (Record Group 407) that may include records of the 1255th. For access to all of these records, please contact the National Archives at College Park, Textual Reference (RDT2) by email at email@example.com.
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