Army of Occupation

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Army of Occupation is a term for an army occupying conquered territory, and has been used for many armies in many eras including:

  • The Army of Occupation (Mexico) of the U.S. Army commanded by Zachary Taylor just after the annexation of Texas and into the Mexican-American War.
  • The Army of Occupation of Germany (British), or the British Army of the Rhine, stationed in Germany following World Wars I and II.
  • The Army of Occupation of Germany (US), the US Army, stationed in Germany following World Wars I and II.