278th Field Artillery Battalion – 278th Field Artillery Battalion Goes to War (PDF)



56 pages
May 6, 1943 – May 8, 1945

The 278th is born and grows
Green Joes shock golden wheat
Way out west in Kansas
From peashooter to blunderbuss
Bon Voyage
England, you cawn’t miss it, you know
Northern France Campaign – a cook’s tour through Normandy and points east
Laid and ready to fire, at last
Rhineland Campaign, Nancy – Chambrey
The six weeks positions
Battle of snow and mud
278th stays with the nieghbors
The campaign for Central Europe
Liberate and run
Kase-Schmelewerk X.&R. Rentz – Ostheim