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REFORGER 76 Gordian Shield / Lares Team
The Screaming Eagles deploy to West Germany's Defence
In the autumn of 1976, the US Army conducted REFORGER 76. Exceptional during this exercise was the participation of the 101st (US) Airborne Division in two corps-level field training exercises in Germany, with the airmobile forces providing valuable support to the armoured formations. FTX Gordian Shield was conducted in Hesse during the period 6-11 September, whereas FTX Lares Team took place in the Franconian region of Bavaria from 11-17 September. In total, Gordian Shield involved 36,000 troops, 6,000 wheeled vehicles and 2,500 tracked vehicles. In turn, Lares Team included 44,000 troops, as well as 8,000 wheeled and 3,500 tracked vehicles.
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Illustrated with 64 black&white photographs, 64 colour photographs and two graphics
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