3rd Armored Division - 36th Armored Infantry Regiment - The Spearhead Doughboy
The Spearhead Doughboy Staff
Editor and Gen. Mgr.
T/5 Kenneth Danielsen
Sports and Photography
Pfc. Harrison Schneider
Pvt. Charles Schmeltz
Pfc. Eddy Harbin
( Printed by M. Ruckert's Buchdruckerei in Gerabronn Germany )
The 36th Armored Infantry was formed on 1 July 1916 at Brownsville, Texas from elements of the 4th Infantry, 26th Infantry and 28th Infantry. It was assigned to the 12th Infantry on 5 July 1918, relieved from the 12th Division 31 January 1919, and inactivated at Fort Jay New York on 13 October 1921.
The 36th was reassigned to the Ninth Infantry Division on 24 March 1923 and relieved from the Ninth Infantry Division on 1 August 1940. It was redesignated the 36th Infantry (Armored) on 15 April 1941 and reassigned to the Third Armored Division. On 1 July 1942 it was redesignated the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment. The regiment's first commander was Walton Walker.
The 1st Battalion of the 36th Infantry Regiment was reactivated on September 16, 2008 and assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. The motto is "Deeds Not Words!"
|The Spearhead Doughboy 1945 07 15 nr 05|
A Letter From Lt. Col. Orr ..... Regiment Assembles For The Last Time -36 Infantry Regiment, Rot am See ..... Letter From General Collins to General Hickey, 3rd Armored Division
Chaplain's Corner - GIs and sex ..... Under The Sun by T/5 by Ken Danielsen ..... Sweethearts of Men of the 36th, Betty Earl of
Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mrs Frances Melnick, Norristown, Pennsylvania. Miss Marie Yaccarino, Brooklyn, New York. Mrs. Marjorie L. Brown, San Francisk
co, Calif. Miss Phyllis Knipprath, Miss, Louise Clark, St. Louis, Missouri ..... I Remember by Capt. Leland M. Cook .....
Regimental Colors and Staff - Leland M. Cook, Lamar Welch, William R. Orr, Earl Bloxham, H.A. Brown .....
Looking Back at The Major Operations - Breakthrough to Paderborn, Mons, Belgium, battle of Fromentel .....
Pages of Memories with Photos, 3rd Armored Division in Normandy, Colonel Robert L. Howze, Gen. Doyle Hickey, Mausbach, Gen. Maurice
Rose, Panther tank in Cologne, crossing Rhine River .....
S/Sgt Albert Anderson, T/Sgt. Blaine C. Hilegas, Pfc. Ildo Bianchi, S/Sgt. Robert W Schuet .....
Pictures of Gerabronn Fire, Captain Earl Bloxham .....
Children of Menof the 36th: Wayne Douglas Mellon, Beverly Jean Orr, Frances Vivian Welch, Glenda Lee Baska, Richard Louis Treme
|The Spearhead Doughboy 1945 10 07 nr 17|
Presidential Citation Award Ceremony, Major-General Maurice Rose .....
Six C Co. Officers Came From New York State, Capt. Robert Cook, 2nd Lt.
Louis A. Cannizzaro, 1st. Joseph J. Schratwieser, 2nd Lt. H.J. Lavin,
2nd Lt. Gordon Banks, 2nd. Lt. Ralph Gravrok ..... Lone Armored Division In The Pacific .....
D Co. Captured 88's With Crews at Guns ..... 3rd Armored to stay In ETO
until 1946 ..... Muhlheim -- City of Windmills ..... Something German Made
Is Good, Sgt. Ardis L. George "Curly" kills 6 Germans with Sturmgewehr .....
Pfc. Fredric T. Pizzarelli ..... Entering Cologne overpass sign .....
"Call Me Spearhead" by Pfc. Edwin G. Johannsen .....
I Company, Pfc Francis Marino
|The Spearhead Doughboy 1945 11 nr 20|
E Co. Leads Mess Contest, Charles Gantos, Joseph J. Morrison, John V. Gasparro .....
Spearhead Deactivation ..... Chaplain's Corner, Obedience in Peace Time .....
Mrs. Rose Thanks 3rd Armored ..... Sweethearts of the Man of 36th: Irma Finne, Alicia Teja,
Vi Grudzien, Thomas P. Forrestal, Eugene Carboni, John Hallisey .....
Cpl. Hacker Applies For Civil Service ..... First Party a Success: 120German girls from Bad
Mergentheim ..... GIs answer question of the week: William P. Lower, Ralph E. Wagner, Ernest Wales,
Robert G. Vredenburg ..... Brown Nose, Pfc. Lewis B. Richards ..... New Sgt. Major James G. Johnson
..... Mike "The Fuhrer" Vernamonti .... Civilian Driver Spills Spuds ..... Special Boxing Match -
3rd Armored vs 508 Paratroopers