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First on the Line: The 35th Engineer Battalion in World War Two and the Evolution of a High-Performance Combat Unit Shawn M. Umbrell

First on the Line: The 35th Engineer Battalion in World War Two and the Evolution of a High-Performance Combat Unit

Shawn M. Umbrell

Published September 17th 2012
ISBN : 9781249410034
Paperback
158 pages
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This thesis examines the effects of functional discipline and unit cohesion on the combat performance of the 35th Engineer (Combat) Battalion during World War Two. The 35th Engineer Battalion was mobilized in the summer of 1941 as the 1st Battalion,MoreThis thesis examines the effects of functional discipline and unit cohesion on the combat performance of the 35th Engineer (Combat) Battalion during World War Two. The 35th Engineer Battalion was mobilized in the summer of 1941 as the 1st Battalion, 35th Engineer Regiment. The 35th participated in the Louisiana Maneuvers of 1941, the Alaskan-Canadian Highway construction, and three campaigns in the European Theater of Operations. The thesis text length is 153 pages and considers the importance of functional discipline and unit cohesion on a units performance in combat.