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NAME:

IV Corps / Fourth Corps / 4th Corps / IV Army Corps

 

NICKNAME:

None.

 

BATTLE HONORS:

 

World War I

St.-Mihiel

Lorraine 1918

 

World War II

Rome- Arno

North Apennines

Po Valley

 

ACTIVATED:

June 1918

1940

 

DEACTIVATED:

1919

April 1, 1968

 

HISTORY:

 

World War I

 

The IV Corps was organized June 1918 in the Regular Army at Neufchateau, France.

 

 

World War II

 

The IV Corps Headquarters was located at Atlanta, Georgia, when the United States entered WW II. After establishing defenses in the American Theater, the Corps assisted in training other Corps Headquarters for combat before embarking for the Mediterranean Theater in March of 1944.

 

The IV Corps was initially assigned to the Fifth Army Reserve in Italy and became operational on May 28th and participated in the destruction of the Gustav Line when Corps elements attacked and captured Mt. Campi, San Martino, and Priverno.

 

 

Order of Battle

IV Corps (American) [ of Fifth Army, 9 Apr 1945 ]

- 1st Armored Division (American)

- 1st Infantry Division, Brazilian Expeditionary Force

- 10th Mountain Infantry Division (American)

- 679th Tank Destroyer Battalion

- 701st Tank Destroyer Battalion

- 751st Tank Battalion

- 760th Tank Battalion

- 894th Tank Destroyer Battalion

- IV Corps Artillery

- 7th Army Group Royal Artillery

- 178th Medium Regiment (5.5in)

- 2nd Medium Regiment (4.5in)

- 253rd Battery, 17th Medium Regiment (5.5in)

- 8th Survey Regiment [-1bty,-1trp]

- 26th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment

- 53rd Anti-Aircraft Operations Room

- 424th Field Artillery Group

- 633rd Field Artillery Battalion

- 403rd Field Artillery Battalion

- 328th Field Artillery Battalion

- 910th Field Artillery Battalion

- C Battery, 360th Searchlight Battalion

- II Corps Engineers

- 1108th Engineer Combat Group

- 235th Engineer Combat Battalion

- 255th Engineer Combat Battalion

- 337th Engineer Combat Battalion

- 23rd Italian Engineer Combat Battalion

- 1029th Engineer Treadway Bridge Company

 

IV Corps (American) [ of Fifth Army, 23 Apr 1945 ]

- Headquarters and Headquarters Company

- Brazilian Expeditionary Force

- 1st Brazilian Infantry Division

- Graves Registration Platoon

- 1st Medical Group

- 2nd Medical Group

- 3rd Medical Group

- 107th AAA Group [att]

--- Headquarters and Headquarters Battery

- 1st Armored Division (American)

- 10th Mountain Division (American)

- 34th Infantry Division (American)

- 85th Infantry Division (American)

- 365th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division [att]

- 371st Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division [att]

- 91st Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron

- 751st Tank Battalion

- 701st Tank Destroyer Battalion

- 894th Tank Destroyer Battalion [-1co]

- A Company, 760th Tank Battalion

- D Company, 760th Tank Battalion

- Detachment, Flight B, 121st Liaison Squadron [att]

- 401st AAA Gun Battalion (Type C)

- Battery C, 360th AAA Searchlight Battalion

- 1439th Engineer Searchlight Maintenance Detachment [att]

- 84th Chemical Mortar Battalion

- 179th Chemical Smoke Generating Company [-1pltn]

- Engineer Section, IV Corps

- 1108th Engineer Combat Group

--- Headquarters and Headquarters Company

- -- 23rd Italian Engineer Combat Battalion [att]

- 235th Engineer Combat Battalion

- 255th Engineer Combat Battalion

- 337th Engineer Combat Battalion

- 401st Engineer Combat Battalion

- 1029th Engineer Treadway Bridge Company

- 3rd Platoon, 2916th Engineer Camouflage Company

- 4th Platoon, 2916th Engineer Camouflage Company

- Field Artillery, IV Corps

- IV Corps Artillery

--- Headquarters and Headquarters Battery

--- 617th Field Artillery Observation Battalion

- 424th Field Artillery Group

--- Headquarters and Headquarters Battery

- 633rd Field Artillery Battalion (155mm Gun)

- 766th Field Artillery Battalion (155mm Howitzer)

- 1125th Armored Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer Self-propelled)

- 7 Army Group, Royal Artillery [att]

--- Headquarters

--- 2 Medium Regiment (4.5-inch Gun)

--- 232 Battery, 17 Medium Regiment (5.5-inch Gun/Howitzer)

--- 8 Survey Regiment [-1btry]

--- 212 Battery, 111 Field Regiment (25-pounder)

--- 178 Medium Regiment (5.5-inch Gun/Howitzer)

--- 26 Light Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment [-1btry]

------- 53 Anti-Aircraft Operations Room [att]

- 48th Finance Disbursing Section

- 35th Infantry Scout Dog Platoon

- 37th Infantry Scout Dog Platoon

- Medical Section, IV Corps

- 163rd Medical Battalion

--- Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment

--- 671st Medical Collecting Company

--- 672nd Medical Collecting Company

--- 673rd Medical Collecting Company

--- 615th Medical Clearing Company

- 32nd Field Hospital

- Military Police Platoon, IV Corps

- C Company, 101st Military Police Battalion

- 148th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad

- 2nd Platoon, 22nd Quartermaster Car Company

- 2nd Platoon, 318th Italian Quartermaster Service Company [att]

- 62nd Signal Battalion

- 3916th Signal Service Company (Radio Intelligence) [att]

- 1st Italian Pack Mule Battalion [att]

- Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment

- 5th Italian Pack Mule Company

- 10th Italian Pack Mule Company

- 17th Italian Pack Mule Company

- 4th Italian Pack Mule Battalion [att]

- Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment

- 12th Italian Pack Mule Company

- 18th Italian Pack Mule Company

- 20th Italian Pack Mule Company

- 204th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment [att]

 

 

 

Divisional history from:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._I_Corps

http://www.milhist.net/ordbat/4corpsus.html

http://www.pbase.com/sfce7/image/43272364

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IV Corps patch

 

front and back are identical. It's a one piece with no borders in between the blue and the white. The material I guess is thick cotton.

 

patch came from Germany

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Interests: German made patches (fruit loop, bevo etc.), Berlin Briagde, VII Corps, German made Aviation patches, USMLM Potsdam, Mission to Moscow, EUCOM, 7th Army & 70th Inf Div

 

 

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IV Corps patch

 

front and back are identical. It's a one piece with no borders in between the blue and the white. The material I guess is thick cotton.

 

patch came from Germany

phillip italian made

WANTED!!! US Army Europe patches with scrolls or titles over there. a highway patrol brassard from us army germany and a m42 jump jacket

WANTED!!!!!!!!! and some german items WW2

 

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A ribbed-stitched variation.

 

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In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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