4.2 mortar
United States Army 71st Chemical Mortar Battalion
4.2 mortar
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Reunions: 1997. October 9, Madison AL,

Contact: Arthur Sparks (1919-2007) - Martin, TN

Activated: 7 Dec 1944 at Camp Shelby, MS, from 479th AAA Bn

Inactivated: 18 Jan 1946 at Vancouver Barracks, WA

Overseas: Arrived SPE 22 Jul 1945, Okinawa 22 Aug 1945; returned SPE 17 Jan 1946

Campaigns: Ryukyus

Number of men killed in action: None

Number of days in combat: None

Number of rounds fired: None

History of the 71st Cml Mortar Bn

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