By George C Marshall; United States. War Dept. General Staff.; Council on Books in Wartime
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And underwent preliminary training there. In January 1940 it moved by transport to join the Fleet in the Pacific and to participate in landing exercises in the vicinity of Monterey, Calif. After these exercises, the division was given intensive field training at Fort Ord, Calif. The assembly and divisional training of the 1st, 5th, and 6th Division, together with Fourth Corps troops and nondivisional units culminated in April 1940 with 3 weeks of corps maneuvers at Fort Benning, Ga. During this time the 2d Division and 1st Cavalry Division and corps troops maneuvered in eastern Texas.
Funds provided during fiscal year 1941, plus stocks on hand or under procurement, will, with some exceptions, provide modem equipment for the over-all requirements in critical and essential items for the protective mobilization plan and initial allowances in critical items for the augmented force . The exceptions mentioned comprise largely ammunition , combat maintenance in motor vehicles, completion of the modernized seacoast defense program, some chemical munitions, and combat reserve stocks of clothing and equipage.
Procurement of JULY I , 1939, TO JUNE 30, 1941 missing equipment was pushed to the utmost in order to provide a sufficient amount for best training results. Several thousand Reserve officers were ordered to active duty for varying periods to assist in and benefit from the intensified training. The 3d Division assembled at Fort Lewis, Wash. , and underwent preliminary training there. In January 1940 it moved by transport to join the Fleet in the Pacific and to participate in landing exercises in the vicinity of Monterey, Calif.