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U.S. infantry...?
« on: September 16, 2017, 04:47:53 PM »
Would most US infantry companies be motorized or armoured by mid-war? How about late war?

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Re: U.S. infantry...?
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2017, 07:57:05 PM »
Just about any US infantry would qualify as motorized unless they're paratroopers who have just been dropped behind enemy lines.

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Re: U.S. infantry...?
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2017, 04:59:07 AM »
Right, but I'm trying to figure out how many stands to make with trucks vs. how many stands to make with halftracks.

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Re: U.S. infantry...?
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2017, 05:44:29 AM »
Look at the American MW & LW army lists as your guide. It gives you what you need to know. If your question is more specific than that, be more specific. The lists do not give American infantry the "leg" trait so they are motorized (trucks). The  Armored CC group says you can have 1-3 armored infantry (halftracks). What more do you need?
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Re: U.S. infantry...?
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2017, 07:58:09 AM »
US Armoured divisions have 1 Infantry Regiment of 3 Battalions, all in half tracks and 1 Engineer Battalion; 1 coy in Half Tracks and 2 coys in Trucks

US Infantry Divisions have 3 Infantry regiments, each of 3 battalions; all in trucks and 1 Engineer Battalion, again all in trucks.

Unlike the British Army these trucks are an integral part of the unit itself and will always be present (hence no "leg" infantry for the US).