532nd Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment

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The 532nd Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment was a United States Army engineer unit that served in World War II and the Korean War. It was designated the 532nd Engineer Amphibian Regiment in July 1943 and was assigned to the 2nd Engineer Special Brigade.

One member, Junior Van Noy, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Huon Peninsula campaign.

References[edit]

  • Baldwin, William C. (1985). "Amphibian Engineers in World War II", Engineer, 4.
  • Becker, Marshall O. (1946). The Amphibious Training Center. Washington, D.C.: Historical Section, Army Ground Forces.
  • Stanton, Shelby L. (2006). World War II Order of Battle: An Encyclopedic Reference to U.S. Army Ground Forces from Battalion through Division, 1939-1946 (Revised Edition). Mechanicsburg: Stackpole