US Army parachute oval 307th engineers

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On 25 March 1942 the Battalion was again ordered into active service at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana as part of the 82nd Infantry Division under the command of General Omar Bradley. Later the same year on August 15th the Battalion was redesignated the 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion of the 82nd Airborne Division. The Battalion's first combat action would come 11 months later.The 307th AEB consisted of three Companies at this stage: Battalion Medical Company, Two Companies of Engineers B & C. D Company was created after Normandy from parts of B & C to support the 508th for the duration of the war. A Company also came into being to support the 325 Glider Infantry Regiment.

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