||World War II Armed Forces — Orders of Battle and Organizations
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United States Army
In cooperation with Mark Boland
U.S. Army Forces in the Far East
8 / 7 December 1941
On 26.07.41 the President Roosevelt of the USA issued the order calling Philippine Army into service of the
United States. General MacArthur was recalled to active duty at that date and designated Commanding General Forces in the Far East,
including the Philippine Department and the Philippine Army.
On 26.07.41, USAFFE Order No. 1 created the U.S. Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE), with MacArthur assuming command.
On 15.08.41, the cadres of the ten reserve divisions of the Philippine Army as well as all units of the Philippine Army Air Corps were called into US service.