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Third United States Army
The United States
United States
Army Central, formerly the Third United States
United States
Army, commonly referred to as the Third Army and as ARCENT
ARCENT
is a military formation of the United States
United States
Army, which saw service in World War I and World War II, in the 1991 Gulf War, and in the coalition occupation of Iraq. It is best known for its campaigns in World War II under the command of General George S. Patton. Third Army is headquartered at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina with a forward element at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Coat of arms Motto: "In God
God
We Trust"[1][a] .mw-parser-outpu
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Rhine River
The Rhine
Rhine
(Latin: Rhenus, Romansh: Rein, German: Rhein, French: le Rhin,[1] Dutch: Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden
Graubünden
in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland
Rhineland
and the Netherlands
Netherlands
and eventually empties into the North Sea. The largest city on the Rhine
Rhine
is Cologne, Germany, with a population of more than 1,050,000 people
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Chaumont, Haute-Marne
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.Chaumont (IPA: [ʃomɔ̃]) is a commune of France, and the capital (or préfecture) of the Haute-Marne
Haute-Marne
department
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American Expeditionary Force
Western FrontBattle of Cambrai Spring OffensiveBattle of Cantigny Battle of Belleau Wood Second Battle of the Marne Battle of Château-ThierryHundred Days OffensiveBattle of Saint-Mihiel Meuse-Argonne OffensiveItalian FrontBattle of Vittorio VenetoCommandersCommander in Chief Gen. John J. PershingThe American Expeditionary Forces
American Expeditionary Forces
(AEF) were the fighting men of the United States
United States
Army during World War I. It was established on July 5, 1917, in France
France
under the command of General John J. Pershing. During the United States
United States
campaigns in World War I
World War I
it fought alongside the French Army, British Army, Canadian Army
Canadian Army
and Australian Army
Australian Army
on the Western Front, against the German Empire
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Joseph T. Dickman
Apache Wars Geronimo
Geronimo
CampaignSpanish–American WarBattle of San Juan HillPhilippine–American WarBattle of PanayBoxer RebellionBattle of Pa-ta-ChaoWorld War IBattle of Chateau-Thierry Second Battle of the Marne Battle of Saint-Mihiel Battle of the Argonne ForestAwards Distinguished Service Medal Croix de Guerre
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III Corps (United States)
III Corps
Corps
is a corps of the United States
United States
Army headquartered at Fort Hood, Texas. It is a major formation of the United States
United States
Army Forces Command. Activated in World War I
World War I
in France, III Corps
Corps
oversaw US Army divisions as they repelled several major German offensives and led them into Germany
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John L. Hines
Hines may refer to: Places in the United States[edit]Hines, Illinois, an unincorporated community Hines, Minnesota, an unincorporated community Hines Township, Beltrami County, Minnesota Hines, Oregon, a city Hines, West Virginia, an unincorporated community Hines, Wisconsin, an unincorporated communityPeople[edit] Hines (name), a list of people with the surname or given nameSee also[edit]Edward Hines, Jr., Veterans Administration Hospital Hines College of Architecture
Hines College of Architecture
at the University of Houston Hines Interests Limited Partnership, an international real estate company Hines' Raid, U.S
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IV Corps (United States)
World War IBattle of Saint-Mihiel Battle of LorraineWorld War IIGothic Line Spring 1945 offensive in ItalyCommandersNotable commanders Alexander Patch Willis D. CrittenbergerU.S. Corps
Corps
(1939 - Present)Previous NextIII Corps
Corps
(United States) V Corps
Corps
(United States)IV Corps
Corps
was a corps-sized formation of the United States
United States
Army that saw service in both World War I
World War I
and World War II.Contents1 World War I 2 World War II 3 Bibliography 4 NotesWorld War I[edit] The corps was first organized on 20 June 1918, during World War I
World War I
as part of the American Expeditionary Forces
American Expeditionary Forces
serving on the Western Front, as Headquarters IV Army Corps. It participated in the offensives of St
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VII Corps (United States)
World War I World War IINormandy Northern France Rhineland Ardennes-Alsace Central EuropeGulf WarCommandersNotable commanders Robert C. Richardson Jr. J. Lawton Collins John Galvin Frederick M. Franks, Jr.InsigniaDistinctive unit insigniaShoulder sleeve insignia prior to April 28, 1944U.S. Corps
Corps
(1939 - Present)Previous NextVI Corps
Corps
(United States) VIII Corps
Corps
(United States)The VII Corps
Corps
of the United States
United States
Army was one of the two principal corps of the United States
United States
Army Europe during the Cold War. Activated in 1918 for World War I, it was reactivated for World War II
World War II
and again during the Cold War
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John J. Pershing
Indian Wars Apache
Apache
Wars Sioux
Sioux
WarsSpanish–American WarBattle of San Juan HillPhilippine–American WarMoro RebellionRusso-Japanese War Mexican Revolution Pancho Villa
Pancho Villa
ExpeditionWorld War IWestern FrontAwards Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Medal Silver Star Honorary Knight Grand Cross
Knight Grand Cross
of the Order of the Bath
Order of the Bath
(United Kingdom) Légion d'honneur
Légion d'honneur
(France)Signature General of the Armies
General of the Armies
John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948) was a senior United States Army
United States Army
officer
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Mayen
Mayen
Mayen
is a town in the Mayen-Koblenz
Mayen-Koblenz
District of the Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhineland-Palatinate
Federal State
Federal State
of Germany, in the eastern part of the Volcanic Eifel
Eifel
Region. As well as the main town, additional settlements include Alzheim, Kürrenberg, Hausen-Betzing, Hausen and Nitztal. Mayen
Mayen
is the administrative centre of the Vordereifel ‘Collective Municipality’, although it is not part of the municipality.Contents1 Geography 2 History 3 Boroughs 4 Infrastructure 5 Industry 6 Sights 7 Events 8 Education 9 Notable residents and natives 10 Twin towns 11 References 12 External linksGeography[edit] To the west, as well as to the north and south-west of Mayen, is the country landscape of the Eifel
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Coblenz
Koblenz
Koblenz
(German: [ˈkoːblɛnts] ( listen); French: Coblence), spelled Coblenz[2] before 1926, is a German city situated on both banks of the Rhine
Rhine
where it is joined by the Moselle. Koblenz
Koblenz
was established as a Roman military post by Drusus around 8 BC. Its name originates in the Latin
Latin
(ad) cōnfluentēs, meaning "(at the) confluence".[3] The actual confluence is today known as the "German Corner", a symbol of German reunification
German reunification
that features an equestrian statue of Emperor William I. The city celebrated its 2000th anniversary in 1992. After Mainz
Mainz
and Ludwigshafen
Ludwigshafen
am Rhein, it is the third largest city in Rhineland-Palatinate, with a population of c. 106,000 (2006)
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Engers
Engers
Engers
is an district of Neuwied
Neuwied
on the right banks of the river Rhine in Germany
Germany
located next to Koblenz
Koblenz
in Rhineland-Palatinate. Engers
Engers
has 5,367 inhabitants. It is highwater-endangered by its direct contact with the river Rhine.Contents1 City history 2 Tourist attractions 3 Miscellaneous 4 Literature 5 External linksCity history[edit]9th Armored Division halftracks advance through Engers
Engers
March 27, 1945The eldest evidences for settlements reach back to 800 - 600BC. A cemetery of the Iron Age
Iron Age
was discovered nearby Engers. An important historic event was the military activity under Julius Caesar in 55 BC at the town Urmitz
Urmitz
with the goal to punish the Germanic Sicambris. Around 400 AC a Roman castellum was built
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Area Of Responsibility
Area of Responsibility (AOR) is a pre-defined geographic region assigned to Combatant commanders of the Unified Command Plan (UCP), that are used to define an area with specific geographic boundaries where they have the authority to plan and conduct operations; for which a force, or component commander bears a certain responsibility. The term may also be used in other countries worldwide but it originated within the United States Armed Forces. This system is designed to allow a single commander to exercise command and control of all military forces in the AOR, regardless of their branch of service. The President of the United States signed the U.S
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Remagen
Remagen
Remagen
is a town in Germany
Germany
in the Land Rhineland-Palatinate, in the district of Ahrweiler. It is about a one-hour drive from Cologne, just south of Bonn, the former West German capital. It is situated on the left (western) bank of the river Rhine. There is a ferry across the Rhine
Rhine
from Remagen
Remagen
every 10–15 minutes in the summer. Remagen
Remagen
has many beautiful and well-maintained buildings, churches, castles and monuments. It also has a sizeable pedestrian zone with plenty of shops. Overlooking the west bank of the Rhine
Rhine
just north of the city centre is the Apollinariskirche. It has an observation deck that is only open to parishioners on Sundays. Pedestrians reach the church via a dirt trail that passes a series of roadside monuments representing each of the fourteen Stations of the Cross
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