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While we wait for more detail I did find some interesting diagrams that should help you. I can tell you that the EOC is for British, Elswick Ordnance Company made the first shell. EOC's main customer was the British Government during WW1. If it was stamped EOC it would have been used by the Brits, otherwise it was stamped with W.G. Armstrong if it was ...


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It would be better to add more details, mainly what you understand as 'US HQ in Munich'. The source below gives some details about the establishment of the Office of Military Government for Bavaria (OMGBY), which took place between the 14th of May and the 14th of June 1945. It doesn't give any exact details as to where in Munich they were stationed, but ...


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There were five guard units formed by Maria Theresia in 1763, which were considered household troops in Austria-Hungary. These are the: Arcièren-Leibgarde königlich-ungarische Leibgarde k.u.k. Trabantenleibgarde k.u.k. Leibgardereitereskadron K.u.k. Leibgardeinfanteriekompanie The first two followed the Emperor around and were in place for representative ...


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On the Pacific theater, there was a plan to invade Japan (Operation Downfall), and it is very helpful to have land bases for your B-24s, P-51, etc. So bypassing Iwo Jima or Okinawa is not really helpful, since you need a large island for the troops and airfields, and there aren't that many options. Also a month is not enough time. Rabaul was bypassed in ...


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