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8th Infantry Division – WW-2

The 8th Infantry Division, was an infantry division of the US Army during WW-14 and WW-2. Initially activated in Jan 1918, the unit did not see combat during WW-1 and returned to the USA. Activated again on Jul 1,...

7th Armored Division – WW-2

The 7th Armored Division was activated on March 1 1942 at Camp Polk, Louisiana and moved on September 15 to the IV Corps Louisiana Maneuvers. It returned to Camp Polk on November 9, arrived on March 11 1943 at...

6th Armored Division – WW-2

The 6th Armored Division was activated on Feb 15, 1942, at Fort Knox, Kentucky and was moved to Camp Chaffee, Arkansas on Mar 15 to participate, on Aug 25, to the VIII Corps Louisiana Maneuvers. After this staging, the...

6th Infantry Division – WW-2

The 6th Division (Red Star) was activated first during the month of November 1917 with the following Order of Battle: 11th Infantry Brigade (51-IR, 52-IR and 17th Machine Gun Battalion), 12th Infantry Brigade (53-IR, 54-IR and 18th Machine Gun...

5th Armored Division – WW-2

The 5th Armored Division was activated at Fort Knox, Kentucky, on Oct 1, 1941, and was moved to Camp Cooke, California, on Feb 16, 1942. On Aug 14, the division participated in the Desert Training Center Armored Corps California...

4th Infantry Division – WW-2

Activated on Jun 1, 1940, as the 4th Division at Fort Benning, Georgia, the Unit was reorganized as 4th Division (Motorized) on Jul 1, 1940, then as 4th Motorized Division on Jul 11, 1941. It moved then to Dry...

4th Armored Division – WW-2

The 4th Armored Division was activated on Apr 15, 1941, at Pille Camp, New York and moved to Camp Forrest, Tennessee, on Oct 2, 1942, for the 1st Corps Tennessee Maneuvers. On Nov 17, the unit arrived at Camp...

3rd Infantry Division – WW-2

The 3rd Division was activated in Nov 1917 during World War One at Camp Greene, North Carolina. Eight months later, it saw combat for the first time in France. At midnight, on Jul 14, 1918, the division earned the...

3rd Armored Division – WW-2

The 3rd Armored Division (Spearhead) was activated on Apr 15, 1941, at Camp Beauregard, Louisiana. During the month of Jun 1941, it moved to Camp Polk, Louisiana. On Mar 9, 1942, it came under the command of Gen Lesley...

5th Infantry Division – WW-2

The 5th Division was activated on Dec 11, 1917, eight months after the United States entered into World War One, at Camp Logan, Houston, Texas and began training for deployment to the Western Front. Sent oversea, as a part...