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69th Infantry Regiment (United States)

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Active  1918
Branch  United States Army
Size  Regiment
Country  United States
Type  Infantry
69th Infantry Regiment (United States)
Motto(s)  Conjunctis Viribus (With united powers)

The 69th Infantry Regiment was twice a Regular Army (United States) infantry regiment that never saw combat.

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History and Lineage

  • Constituted 9 July 1918 in the Regular Army as the 69th Infantry and assigned to the 10th Infantry Division, Organized 10 August 1918 at Camp Funston, Kansas from personnel of the 41st Infantry. Relieved from the 10th Division and demobilized 13 February 1919 at Camp Funston.
  • Constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 69th Infantry (Light Tank) and allotted to the Seventh Corps Area. Organized about 1936 with headquarters at Minneapolis, Minnesota. Disbanded 11 November 1944.
  • Distinctive unit insignia

  • Description: A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, a wyvern erect Or.
  • Symbolism: The shield is blue for Infantry. The wyvern is a fabulous monster whose glance is death, and to whom is attributed the power to go through flames and to crush and destroy, it also symbolizes mobility.
  • Background: The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 23 June 1939. It was rescinded on 27 January 1959.
  • Coat of arms

  • Blazon
  • Shield: Azure, a wyvern erect Or.
  • Crest: None.
  • Motto: CONJUNCTIS VIRIBUS (With United Powers).
  • Symbolism
  • Shield: The shield is blue for Infantry. The wyvern is a fabulous monster whose glance is death, and to whom is attributed the power to go through flames and to crush and destroy, it also symbolizes mobility.
  • Crest: None.
  • Background: The coat of arms was approved on 23 June 1939. It was rescinded on 27 January 1959.
  • Current units

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    References

    69th Infantry Regiment (United States) Wikipedia


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