Re: 690th FA BN
Hi,Not an expert but here is what I have found.Check out this site.Do an edit find on this page and input 690th FN BN.Hope it helps.
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And here is a statement that puts them in the ETO in 1945.It's from this site:
"As of 8 May 1945 there were a total of 238 separate field artillery battalions in the ETO, including:
Four 75mm howitzer battalions:
The 463rd Parachute, 464th Parachute, 601st Pack, and 602nd Pack;
Thirty-six 105mm howitzer battalions:
The 18th, 25th, 70th, 74th, 76th, 115th, 130th, 162nd Puerto Rican, 170th, 193rd, 196th, 241st, 242nd, 250th, 252nd, 255th, 280th, 281st, 282nd, 283rd, 284th, 394th, 401st, 512th, 522nd Nisei, 569th, 580th, 583rd, 627th, 687th, 688th, 690th, 691st, 692nd, 693rd, and 802nd;"