T/4 Harold Andrews and 1st/Sgt Edward Crawford in front of 14th company crest, Camp Gordon, Georgia, October-November 1943 Unit History

14th Chemical
Maintenance Company


U. S. Army Chemical Corps
World War II

14th Company Sign and Soldiers
Taken Camp Gordon, Georgia 1943
 Source: T/5 David O. Meeker, Jr.  

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1942 Timeline

Covers 14th's activation, staffing, and initial training and testing at Fort Rucker, Alabama.

1943 Timeline

Army war games in Tennessee, repair of CWS equipment at various U.S. bases, final preparations and testing at Camp Gordon, Georgia, movement overseas, arrival in the United Kingdom.

1944 Timeline

Final training in England, landing at Omaha Beach in Normandy, advance across France through Paris into Belgium.

1945 Timeline

Advance into Germany, Meritorious Service Unit Award, end of war in Europe, return to the USA, assignment to Fort Polk, Louisiana.


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