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How do you find information on the 36th Cavalry Recon Squadron in World War 2 and did they belong to the 11th Group and their relationship to the Blackhorse Unit?

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2008-05-06 03:06:14
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The 36th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron was assigned the the US Ninth Army after it arrived in France, November 26, 1944.

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