UNIT HISTORY




Searchlight Battalion Table of Organization
(Reprinted from World War II Order of Battle by Shelby L. Stanton)

Element

Coast Artillery S/L
Battalion (Mobile)
(1 Jan 42)

AAA S/L Battalion
(Mobile)
(23 May 1944)

Officers 27 28
Warrant Officers 1 2
Enlisted Men 724 771
Searchlight Unit 30 36
Multiple-Carriage .50 cal MG N/A 36
Machine Gun, .50 cal HB 30 22
Machine Gun, .30 cal N/A N/A
Submachine Gun, .45 cal N/A 117
Rifle, .30 cal 650 572
Carbine, .30 cal N/A 92
Pistol, .45 cal 82 2
Rocket Launcher, 2.76" AT N/A 54
Truck, 2.5 ton 17 29
Truck, 1.5 ton 29 N/A
Truck, 0.75 ton N/A 16
Truck, 0.75 ton Command & Recon 17 N/A
Truck, 0.25 ton 18 13
Truck, K-56 and K-60 N/A 60
Heavy Wrecker N/A 1
Ambulance N/A 1
Bicycles N/A 27
Wrecker, 4 ton 3 N/A
Ambulance and Car, Sedan 2 N/A

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