RAIDERS

U.S.Marine Corps Raider Battalions

RAIDERS - U.S.Marine Corps Raider Battalions

HISTORY
1 Marine Raider Bn
formed 16.2.1942
redesignated 1 Raider Bn,1 Marine Raider Regiment 15.3.1943
redesignated 1 Bn 4th Marines 1.2.1944

2 Marine Raider Bn
formed 19.2.1942
redesignated 2 Raider Bn,1 Marine Raider Regiment 27.3.1943
redesignated 2 Raider Bn,2 Marine Raider Regiment 12.9.1943
reverted to 1 Marine Raider Regiment 26.1.1944
disbanded 1.2.1944

3 Marine Raider Bn
formed 29.9.1942
redesignated 3 Raider Bn,1 Marine Raider Regiment 1.5.1943
redesignated 3 Raider Bn,2 Marine Raider Regiment 12.9.1943
reverted to 1 Marine Raider Regiment 26.1.1944
disbanded 1.2.1944

4 Marine Raider Bn
formed 23.10.1942
redesignated 4 Raider Bn,1 Marine Raider Regiment 22.3.1943
redesignated 2 Bn 4th Marines 1.2.1944

892 Raiders died in WW2 - 795 KIA 69 DOW 28 MIA
Roll Of Honour: 90Awards: 158Images: 38Links: 1
Web Links:
Marine Raiders - Official Web Site Pacific Marine Raiders WWII
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    Jun 14, 2020
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