65th Armored Field Artillery Battalion

65th Armored Field Artillery Battalion

A light colored monolith granite stone with a thunderbolt symbol cannon, hand and thunderbolt at the top followed by the inscription: 65th ARMD FA BN (SEP) THE Thunderbolt Battalion 105MM HOW M-7 WW II TUNISIA SICILY First ARTY BN to Land 6 June 1944 Normandy Rhineland Northern France Central Europe Supported in combat 4 Armies 8 CORPS 18 Divisions 2050 Combat Miles to occupy 163 Positions Fired 150,916 rounds in 7,389 Missions 406 Days in Combat Activated Regular army 1 Oct 1941 Inactived 25 Nov 1945 Dedicated to those who served in the 65th AFAB

 

Memorial War Era(s):

WWII

Location:

Fort Sill, Oklahoma

 

Published on February 24, 2018