706th Tank Destroyer Battalion

Unit History:  Formed on March 30, 1942, at Camp Chaffee, AR, as a Heavy Self-Propelled unit.  Deactivated on Apr. 14, 1944, Fort Ord, CA.  Personnel transferred to 539th, 540th and 720th Amphibious Tractor Battalions.

Combat Equipment:  N/A

Commanding Officers:  Unknown

Code Name/s:  N/A

Campaign Credits:   Continental U.S. Service Only

Awards:  None

 

Additional Information/Materials:

1.)  Miscellaneous Documents-from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home, Abilene, Kansas.

                General Order #41, Unit Reorganization, May 15, 1943........1 Page

                General Order #72, Unit Assignment, July 21, 1943............2 Pages

2.)  539th Amphibious Tractor Battalion-from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home, Abilene, Kansas.

                Historical Summary, April 14, 1944-Nov. 1, 1945................4 Pages

                Historical Summary, Nov. 1-Dec. 1, 1945............................3 Pages (Includes promotions)

                Medical Detachment, Annual Rpt, Dec. 31, 1944..................3 Pages

3.)  Photo Gallery