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Living in the UK I just wondered if anyone could tell me how I might be able to get copies
of American After Action Reports or War Diaries? I sure can't travel to the US to get them I was
hoping there might be somewhere online I could get a copy (and hopefully for free, costs me enough just
buying up copies of British War Diaries let alone anything else)

Hope you guys can help
thanks
 

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Many years ago I found a large number of US Army WWII AARs online; I can't find them now but found the following:
Three battles
Several publications

Not sure if these have much tactical coverage. If I get a moment later today I will try again to find the ones I mentioned above...

[EDIT] There's more here if you poke around:
More stuff
 
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thanks, there sure is a lot there:)

really wondering where I can get Regimental stuff though to be honest
 

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really wondering where I can get Regimental stuff though to be honest
I just found this site, which includes some regimental histories, although they seem kinda brief...
MOAR
 

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Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library
http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/

You can find some theater campaigns, corps, division histories and AAR for various battalions. You will need to DL the Order of Battle ETO Divisions and Fighting Divisions pdfs for reference of campaigns by specific divisions and Order of Battle with detachments and cross attachments for listed divisions during the individual divisions history.
 

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OK, last post on this topic: I also found a handful of pdfs on my hard drive with small-unit AARs from Italy--pretty good stuff. Let me know if you'd like me to zip those and send them over.
 

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OK, last post on this topic: I also found a handful of pdfs on my hard drive with small-unit AARs from Italy--pretty good stuff. Let me know if you'd like me to zip those and send them over.
thanks for taking the time to help. I'd be happy to take one of them:) just found out that, if I buy a cheap Kindle, I can get
American Iliad: The History of the 18th Infantry Regiment in World War II
Baumer, Robert W., Reardon, Mark J.
for only £5 to read on it. Considering the print copy goes for stupid money I'm really leaning towards buying a cheap kindle now
 

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Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library
http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/

You can find some theater campaigns, corps, division histories and AAR for various battalions. You will need to DL the Order of Battle ETO Divisions and Fighting Divisions pdfs for reference of campaigns by specific divisions and Order of Battle with detachments and cross attachments for listed divisions during the individual divisions history.
thanks very much, appreciated :):)
 

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The files, even zipped, are too big to attach. PM me your e-mail and I'll send them your way.

I highly recommend getting a kindle
 

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The files, even zipped, are too big to attach. PM me your e-mail and I'll send them your way.

I highly recommend getting a kindle
thanks, will do

yep, I just need to tweak my budget and the kindle is mine:)
 
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