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Is 6th armored division active now?

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2007-12-16 00:06:10

No, the "Super Sixth" -- one of the cornerstone units of

Patton's Third Army -- was deactivated on September 18, 1945.

It was reactivated as a training unit in 1950, but never left

Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, and was permanently deactivated in

March, 1956.

The alumni association for the unit held its final reunion in

2000.

Bruce Frederick

http://www.super6th.org

Reference: The Super Sixth, George F. Hofmann


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