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Histoire du RBFM (Régiment Blindé de Fusiliers Marins)

Histoire du RBFM (Régiment Blindé de Fusiliers Marins)

History of the RBFM The french Armored Regiment of Marine, or “RBFM” in french, was created in September 1943 under the command of Corvette Captain Raymond Maggiar. His staff mainly comes from the Bizerte battalion (including officers) and the French war force in North Africa, which was under the Vichy regime before the Anglo-American landing; …

Historique de la 4th Armored Division US

Historique de la 4th Armored Division US

History of the 4th AD The 4th Armored Division was activated on April 15, 1941 with 3,800 men, then reinforced to reach 10,000 a month and a half later, under the command of Brigadier General Baird. In May and June 1942, it was organized as a fully armored division under the command of Major General …