By Steven J. Zaloga
The armored division were the shock force of the US Army's combat formulations during the fighting in northwest Europe in the final year of the war.
This book examines the combat mission of the armored division in the US Army wartime doctrine. The organization of the US armored division is examined, with special attention to the "Combat Command" concept.
The order of battle of each of the divisions is provided, along with a brief summary of the unit's combat record. This account is rounded out by relevant statistical data including divisional strength and losses. Based on new archival material, this book provides information not previously available in published accounts.