Asked in Maori Language and Culture
Maori Language and Culture
Was it compulsary for maori men to join the battalion?
Asked in Maori Language and Culture
What day did the maori battalion go to war?
•The 28th (Maori) Battalion was part of the 2nd New Zealand Division, the fighting arm of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force. during World War 2 . A frontline infantry unit made up entirely of volunteers, the Battalion usually contained 700-750 men, divided into five companies. ...
Asked in World War 2, US in WW2, Military Terminology
What is the difference between a battalion and battalion commander?
battalion alludes to the number of men therein. battalion commander alludes to the commander of the battalion ...
Which is larger a brigade or battalion and how many men?
A brigade is larger than a battalion by about 100,000 men
Asked in Vietnam War
How many men in a Vietnam error airborne battalion?
You'll not always get an accurate answer for those statistical questions, for example a Mechanized Infantry battalion in Vietnam was roughly 900 men, a tank battalion in Vietnam was about 570 men, and a straight leg outfit (regular infantry) averaged about 600 men (some sources will state 700 or 800 men). Airborne battalion's in Vietnam averaged about 600 men (or more) per battalion. ...
Asked in World War 2, Maori Language and Culture
Maori battalion w w 2?
The Māori Battalion was part of the second New Zealand Expeditionary Force during World War II. It was formed as the 28th Battalion following pressure on the Labour government of New Zealand by the Māori MPs and Māori organisations throughout the country who wanted a full Māori unit to be raised for service overseas. The battalion was organized with its Companies formed along tribal lines. The battalion went into action for the first time in Greece on April 15, 1941. It served in...
Asked in US Army
How many men are in a mechanized infantry battalion?
Between 600 and 1000 men.
Asked in World War 2
How many survivors were there from the 39th battalion?
The 39th Battalion was a regiment in the Australian Army. The group fought in both World Wars and by the time it was disbanded had, had 1666 men serve in it. There were only 32 men to survive the 39th Battalion, seven officers and 25 others. ...
Asked in Military Terminology
How many soldiers in a United States army battalion?
A Battalion consits of about 500 to 1500 men usually consisting of between two and six companies and a battalion is usually commanded by a Lieutenant Colonel. ...
Asked in Mormonism, US Army
What percentage of Mormons join the military?
It depends on the country. In many countries, military service is compulsary for young men, so in these nations, 40-60% of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) join the military. In the United States, military service is not required, and the percentage of Mormons in the military is around 2-3%. ...
Asked in War and Military History, US in WW2, US Marine Corps, US Marine Corps History and Traditions
What is a Marine Infantry Battalion?
For the US Army, during the Vietnam War, a battalion was about 600 men. The US Marine Corps will be similar in organization (during the Vietnam era). ...
What is the marine corps boot camp first battalion reputation?
1st Battalion makes men, 2nd Battalion makes Marines, and 3rd Battalion makes machines. Our old saying back in boot camp. Honestly though I would say drill. 1st has always had the best drill in my opinion and experience. ...
How many men in an American battalion?
Answer A Battalion of an Infantry Division contained 4 Infantry companies. There were 3 Infantry Regiments within a Division, and each regiment was divided into 3 Battalions---thus the name "Triangular Division". An infantry company contained about 250 men. One of the 4 companies was a Heavy Weapons company that operated heavy machine guns and mortars. The Battalion was commanded by a Colonel and included a HQ staff. Total was about 1000 men. ...