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United States Marine Corps
With thanks to John Sayen
Authorized Organizations
Valid in 1942
Fleet Marine Force, Divisions
   Marine Division — 10 January 1942
   Marine Division — 1 July 1942
Fleet Marine Force, Defense Battalions
    Marine Defense Battalion, Type A — 25 May 1942
    Marine Defense Battalion, Type B — 25 May 1942
    Marine Defense Battalion, Type C — 25 May 1942
    Marine Defense Battalion, Type D — 25 May 1942
    Marine Defense Battalion, Type E — 25 May 1942
Fleet Marine Force, Non-Divisional Units
    Aviation Engineer Battalion — 8 May 1942
    Motor Transport Battalion — 15 May 1942
    Corps Signal Company — 29 June 1942
    155mm Howitzer Battalion — 1 July 1942
    Separate Naval Construction Company — 25 August 1942
    Aviation Engineer Battalion — 21 September 1942
Fleet Marine Force, Aircraft Units
    Marine Aircraft Wing — 28 March 1942
    Marine Aircraft Group (Base Defense) — 28 March 1942
    Marine Airdrome Battalion — 22 June 1942
 
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