650th Tank Destroyer Battalion

Unit History:  Formed on Mar. 13, 1943, at Camp Bowie, TX.  Redesignated as the 425th Armored Field Artillery Battalion on Mar. 25, 1944.

Combat Equipment:  N/A

Commanding Officers:  Major Arthur Park

Code Name/s:  N/A

Campaign Credits:   Continental U.S. Service Only

Awards:  None

Additional Information/Materials

1.)  Monthly Narratives-Descriptions of unit activities.  April, June and July are missing.  From the NARA.

2.)  Miscellaneous Documents-from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home, Abilene, Kansas.  Also from the NARA (*).

                      Unit Activation....................................................................1 Page (*)

                      Origins of Unit....................................................................2 Pages (*)

                      General Orders #48, Convert to Armored FA........................2 Pages (*)

                      Special Order #105, May 1, 1943.........................................1 Page

                      Special Order #22, Nov. 9, 1943..........................................1 Page