MARS TASK FORCE

U.S. Army 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)

MARS TASK FORCE - U.S. Army 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)

HISTORY
Long range penetration force,Burma 1944-45
activated 26th July 1944 India
withdrawn to China February 1945

475th Infantry Regiment (Special) (included survivors of Merrill’s Marauders)
124th Cavalry Regiment (Special) (former Texas National Guard)
612nd Field Artillery Bn (Pack)
613rd Field Artillery Bn (Pack)
1st Chinese Regiment (Separate) (mainly held in reserve)
44th Portable Surgical Hospital
49th Portable Surgical Hospital
18th Veterinary Evacuation Hospital
35th Quartermaster Pack Troop
37th Quartermaster Pack Troop
252nd Quartermaster Pack Troop
253rd Quartermaster Pack Troop

6,000 + men
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