MERRIL'S MARAUDERS

U.S.Army 5307 Composite Unit (Provisional) (Task Force Galahad)

MERRILL'S MARAUDERS - U.S.Army 5307 Composite Unit (Provisional) (Task Force Galahad)

HISTORY
formed 1.9.1943
personnel originally from 5th,14th and 33rd Infantry Regiments
HQ
1 Battalion (Red and White Combat Teams)
2 Battalion (Blue and Green Combat Teams)
3 Battalion (Orange and Khaki Combat Teams)
31st Quartermaster Pack Troop
33rd Quartermaster Pack Troop
disbanded 10.8.1944
personnel integrated into 475th Infantry (disbanded 1.7.1945)
475th redesignated 75th Infantry 21.6.1954 (the forerunner of the present day 75th Ranger Regiment)

note on awards section
Most of the men in Roll of Honour had awards so I have only included survivors in this section.
It has been reported that all Merrill's Marauders received the Bronze Star.
Roll Of Honour: 356Awards: 4039Images: 983Links: 1
Web Links:
Merrills Marauders - website for Merrills Marauders - excellent
Recommended:
Spearhead: A Complete History of Merrill's Marauder Rangers Spearhead: A Complete History of Merrill's Marauder Rangers
By Dr. James E. T. Hopkins
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    Jun 14, 2020
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