XI Corps (United States)

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For the Eleventh Army Corps of the Union Army during the American Civil War, see XI Corps (ACW).
XI Corps
US XI Corps SSI.svg
Shoulder sleeve insignia of XI Corps
Country United States United States of America
Branch  United States Army
Engagements World War II, Korean War
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Charles P. Hall
U.S. Corps (1939 - Present)
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XI Corps was a corps of the United States Army in World War II and the Korean War.

It embarked for the Pacific theater in March of 1944 and was assigned to the Alamo Force after arriving at Finschhafen, New Guinea. The Corps fought in New Guinea, Luzon, and the southern Philippines. After the Japanese surrender, the Corps moved to occupation duty in and around Yokohama, Japan.

References[edit]

  • Weigley, Russell F. (1981). Eisenhower's Lieutenants. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. ISBN 0-253-13333-5.
  • Williams, Mary H., compiler (1958). US Army in World War II, Chronology 1941–1945. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office.
  • Wilson, John B., compiler (1999). Armies, Corps, Divisions, and Separate Brigades. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office. ISBN 0-16-049994-1.