Private David A. Samas und Private Dennis Mora, Battle of 73 Easting (26. bis 27. Soldiers from the 17th Armored Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Division gather round a piano for a sing-a-long in the Rue Monteglise, Barenton in Normandy, 10 Aug 1944. The Battalion was attached to 2AD, Apr 1944. We'll be there." See more ideas about wwii, world war, world war ii. From 1975 through 1978, the Brigade HQ was located at Grafenwöhr, along with the rotating armor and artillery battalions, and the supporting engineer and cavalry units. Panzerregiment erhielt). German Orders of Battle five days after the beginning of Operation Barbarossa. L.C. Dazu gehörten die 1/50th Infanterie[5][6], 2/1st Kavallerie, 1/40th Feldartillerie[7] und 1/92nd Feldartillerie[8]. Im Laufe ihrer Geschichte waren dort bis 20.000 Mann[15] stationiert. Pêcherie, Bizerte, Tunisia, 7 Jul 1943. 14th Field Artillery M7 Priest crew, 1946. July 1942 – 6 April 1943. Panzerregiment, das 17. Die sechsmonatigen Rotationen dauerten bis 1978 an, unmittelbar vor der Stationierung in permanente Garnisonen in Norddeutschland. Diese REFORGER-Übungen fanden regelmäßig in den Jahren von 1967 bis 1988 statt. FArtBtl, 78. Nach der Teilnahme im Golfkrieg wurde die Division im Jahr 1995 aufgelöst. Please note that this order of battle reflects wartime, operational command and control rather than peacetime administrative command and control. The top map covers the years 1942 to 1944. 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment | Tank Battalion M5 command tank ''QUEEN-MARY'' at Camp Forrest, TN, Jun 1942. Waffeninstandhaltungs-Bataillon), das 2. Divisionen Im April 1943 gab Generalmajor Harmon das Kommando der Division an Generalmajor Hugh Joseph Gaffey ab. Luftfahrtregiment mit Sitz in Deutschland übergeben. Damit endete die 55-jährige Geschichte der 2. 41st ARM INF BN soldiers, working with the 82nd Reconnaissance Battalion, study a captured German map, during Operation Cobra. Whittington was born July 9, 1921, in Bogalusa, La. Luftfahrtregiment umbenannt. 2AD M4 Tank at Opel Hotel in Berlin, Jul 1945. OFFICE OF THE THEATER HISTORIAN PARIS, FRANCE. US-Infanteriedivision in der Schlacht von Gela. Im Falle eines Kampfeinsatzes des III. Ein Teil der Division verbrachte die nächsten 35 Jahre in Fort Hood, und der andere Teil der Division leistete während des Kalten Krieges seinen aktiven Dienst in Europa. In 1984, 2/66 AR transitioned to the M1 Abrams main battle tank. Saudi-Arabien beteiligte sich an der Operation Desert Storm, indem es die Streitkräfte des United States Marine Corps (USMC) bei ihrem Angriff auf Kuwait mit schwerer Panzerkräften unterstützte. Combat formations: 1 er ... During the Battle for Normandy, the 2nd Division lost 133 men killed, 648 wounded, and 85 missing. Sie überquerte am 18. (3 IN 1), BRONCO MODELS # CB35142 1/35 M1224 MaxxPro MRAP, CLASSY HOBBY # MC16006 1/16 M5A1 “STUART” LIGHT TANK (LATE VERSION), COPPER STATE MODELS # CSM 35001 1/35 Lanchester Armoured Car (4x2), DAS WERK # DW35002 1/35 SONDERANHÄNGER 115 10T TANK TRAILER SD.AH.115, DAS WERK # DW35003 1/35 FAUN L 900 w/SDAH 115, DAS WERK # DW 35004 1/35 3CM FLAKVIERLING 103/38, DRAGON (BLACK LABEL) # 3555 1/35 BRITISH HEAVY TANK CONQUEROR MARK 2, DRAGON # 3584 1/35 M67A2 FLAMETHROWER TANK, DRAGON # 3608 1/35 IDF M113 ZELDA APC - YOM KIPPUR WAR 1973, DRAGON # 6459 1/35 SD.KFZ.164 NASHORN (4 IN 1), DRAGON # 6758 1/35 Jagdpanther Sd.Kfz.173 Ausf.G1 Early Production w/Zimmerit (2 in 1), HOBBY BOSS # 85519 1/35 M911 C-HET W/M747 HEAVY EQUIPMENTS SEMI-TRAILER, MENG # SS-013 1/35 M911 C-HET (8X6) & M747 HEAVY EQUIPMENT SEMI-TRAILER, MENG # SS-014 1/35 RUSSIAN 9K37M1 BUK AIR DEFENSE MISSILE SYSTEM, MENG # SS-015 1/35 ARMORED RECOVERY VEHICLE SD.KFZ.179 BERGEPANTHER AUSF.A, MENG # TS-012 1/35 PANZERHAUBITZE 2000 GERMAN SELF-PROPELLED HOWITZER, MENG # TS-018 1/35 SOVIET T-10M HEAVY TANK, MENG # TS-019 1/35 PANZERHAUBITZE 2000 GERMAN SELF-PROPELLED HOWITZER w/ADD-ON ARMOR, MENG # TS-021 1/35 Mk.A WHIPPET BRITISH MEDIUM TANK, MENG # TS-035 1/35 GERMAN MEDIUM TANK SD.KFZ. battle order on D-Day. Januar 1979 nach Garlstedt verlegt; ersetzt durch 3-67th Arm (Graf), 1st Bn, 14th FA, Garlstedt, am 10. Training at Camp Forrest TN, summer 1942. Speeches by GEN I.D. The Allied offensive was punctuated by a four-hour air barrage that destroyed more than 350 tanks and other vehicles that were halted during a stalled retreat near Roncey. Cavalry Assault Gun Troop (Sep. 1943 — 1945) Light Tank Company (Sep. 1943 — 1945) Tank Battalion. is the armored (tank) division. Aufgrund der Umstrukturierung der US-Army nach dem Ende des Kalten Krieges wurde die Division aus dem aktiven Dienst herausgelöst und musste nach mehr als 50 Jahren ununterbrochenem Dienst aufgelöst werden. Of course, and engineers, artillery, signals, etc. M4 hybrid hull of the 66th ARM RGT crossing engineer bridge, Sep 1944. After a brief period of occupation duty, the division returned to Fort Hood, Texas, in 1946 to retrain and rebuild. The division was holding positions on the Roer when it was ordered to help contain the German Ardennes offensive. After the Gulf War the division went through a series of inactivations and redesignations. The 2nd Armored Division was committed immediately. My father was there. SS-Panzergrenadier-Division „Götz von Berlichingen“, 2nd Armored Division (Forward) USAREUR. 251/17 Ausf. Zusammen mit der 3. White and LTG Edward H. Brooks. Reorganisiert am, Private First Class James Johnson, Jr. Diese Kontingenz wurde während der REFORGER-Übungen in den Jahren 1980 und 1987 praktiziert. It was originally commanded by Major General Charles L. Scott, with Colonel George S. Patton in charge of training. The First Battalion, Fiftieth Infantry; Second Squadron, First Cavalry; First Battalion, Fourteenth Field Artillery; and First Battalion, Ninety-second Field Artillery fought in the war in Vietnam, but not the division as a whole. Die Kerneinheiten der Division waren das 41. This formally ended the 2nd Armored Division's 55-year history. ‘‘THE EXTERMINATOR’’ - M-2 Bradley, bumper # B 22 of the 2d PLT, B CO, 3/41 INF, 1st ("Tiger") BDE, 2AD. Sollte die US-Armee beschließen, in Zukunft weitere Divisionen in Dienst zu aktivieren, so geht man davon aus, dass die erste neue Division die 9. Brigade der 2. 2AD tanks crossing the Sabine River west of Converse, LA. 3.500 Soldaten und ungefähr 2.500 Familienangehörigen und zivilen Angestellte. On 1 September 1991, 2nd Armored Division (Forward), in Germany, officially became 2nd Armored Division after main elements of 2nd Armored Division at Fort Hood inactivated. And while a West German tank platoon won the competition that year at Bergen Hohne, 2/66 surprised the competition by performing well with its old M60A1 tanks, which used optical rangefinder technology from the World War II era. BURT, James M. Rank and organization: Captain, U.S. Army, Company B, 66th Armored Regiment, 2d Armored Division. Februar 1991 im Irak an Bodenoperationen mit direkten und indirekten Feuergefechten beteiligt war. INTERIOR KIT, MINIART # 37012 1/35 T-54-2 SOVIET MEDIUM TANK MOD. On return to Fort Hood in 1991, the Tiger Brigade and 1st Battalion of the 3rd Aviation Regiment, all that remained of the U.S.-based division, were re-designated as the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, and the 2nd Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment respectively. The resulting wreckage left the rest of the German column at a standstill. Unterstützungsbataillon, die D-Company, das 17. Participation in "CAT" was a source of great pride among the tank crews of 2AD (FWD). In December 1995, the 2nd Armored Division was again redesignated, this time as the 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), stationed at Fort Carson, CO. is infantry division. The following is a list of United States Army and United States Marine Corps divisions of … Created as one of the original three German tank divisions in 1935, it was stationed in Austria after the Anschluss and then participated in the campaigns in Poland (1939) and France (1940) before it returned to Poland for occupation duties (1940–1941). FArtBtl). Armored Rifle Company (Sep. 1943 — 1945). He enlisted in the Army in August 1940 in Bastrop, La. 3 IN 1, BORDER MODEL # BT-003 1/35 PZ.KPFW.IV AUSF.F1 VORPANZER&SCHÜRZEN. The Garlstedt facilities were officially turned over to the United States by the German government in October. It was halted on the Elbe, 20 April, on orders. 47+ 1St Armored Division Ww2 Order Of Battle Images. Panzeraufklärungsbataillon und die 142. FULL INTERIOR, RYEFIELD MODEL # RM-5038 1/35 BRITISH SHERMAN VC FIREFLY, RYEFIELD MODEL # RM-5062 1/35 CHALLENGER 2 BRITISH MAIN BATTLE TANK, TAKOM # 1001 1/16 FRENCH LIGHT TANK RENAULT FT CHAR CANON/GIROD TURRET, TAKOM # 1002 1/16 FRENCH LIGHT TANK RENAULT FT Char Mitrailleur/Girod Turret, TAKOM # 1003 1/16 FRENCH LIGHT TANK RENAULT FT CHAR CANNON/BERLIET TURRET, TAKOM # 1004 1/16 FRENCH LIGHT TANK RENAULT FT (3 IN 1), TAKOM # 2025 1/35 MK.A "WHIPPET" WWI MEDIUM TANK, TAKOM # 2030 1/35 V-2 ROCKET, MEILLERWAGEN & HANOMAG SS100, TAKOM # 2088 1/35 M31 US TANK RECOVERY VEHICLE, TAKOM # 2089 1/35 US MEDIUM TANK M3 LEE (MID)​​​​​​​, TAKOM # 2096 1/35 KING TIGER INITIAL PRODUCTION, TAKOM # 2100 1/35 PANTHER A MID-LATE PRODUCTION w/ZIMMERIT, TAKOM # 2101 1/35 BERGEPANTHER AUSF.A (ASSEMBLED BY DEMAG) FULL INTERIOR KIT, TAKOM # 2102 1/35 BERGEPANTHER AUSF.D (UMBAU SEIBERT 1945). Das 1. It served at the Battle of Kuwait International Airport. M4A3 (105) VVSS Sherman, 66th ARM RGT, Apr 1945. US-Panzerdivision unterhielt auch kameradschaftliche Beziehungen zu niederländischen, belgischen und britischen NORTHAG-Streitkräften und führte häufig mit ihnen gemeinsame Schulungen in Bergen-Hohne durch. Activated 15 Jul 1940 • Entered Combat 8 Nov 1942 • Days of Combat 443 • Casualties 20,659 The brigade also had a military police platoon and an aviation detachment. Supply Battalion (Nachschubbataillon), das 48. He played a major role in the development of the M-7 self-propelled artillery piece and the Howitzer Motor Carriage M8, both potent forces in armored tactics. Pictured in 1941 at his command post near Chester, South Carolina. In total the United States raised 16 armored division in World War 2. © Copyright 2017 - 2021 Hell On Wheels - AMPS. A LATE, MENG # TS-037 1/35 KING TIGER (PORSCHE TURRET), MENG # TS-038 1/35 GERMAN MEDIUM TANK SD.KFZ.171 PANTHER AUSF. The Germans were headed south on orders to block any further American advance to Avranches. World War Two Historians, Teatchers, Students and Researchers Ressources Center The division’s soldiers and family members received radio and TV broadcasts from The American Forces Network (AFN) – Europe via the AFN Bremerhaven affiliate station located in the nearby port city of Bremerhaven. Citation: Capt. Panzerfernmelde-Kompanie. Infantry troops set up a 57 mm. See Campaigns and engagements - 1941 for details of the engagements. Im Oktober 1983 wurden im Rahmen eines Umstrukturierungsprogrammes des US-Heeres die Verbände in 2–50 Infantry als 4–41 Infantry und 1–14 Feldartillerie als 4-3 Feldartillerie umbenannt. Der Kriegsfilm Fury-Herz aus Stahl behandelt das fiktionalisierte Schicksal einer Panzerbesatzung des 66th Armoured Regiment in den letzten Kriegstagen. 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Andere Verbände The next level up was the Tank Battalion, which consisted of 1 HQ & HQ Company, 3 Medium Tank Companies (this), 1 Light Tank Company, 1 Service Company, … Orders of Battle and Organizations - All dates on this site are given thus: day . Seven divisions served in both the Mediterranean and European Theaters (1st, 3rd, 9th, 36th, 45th infantry divisions; 82nd Airborne; and 2nd Armored.) Das Bataillon nahm an diversen Luftangriffen entlang der Grenzregion teil. Medical Detachment (Sep. 1943 — 1945). Eventually, artillery units joined the fight and the destruction of the German convoy was completed. Samuel R. Marcum. Von 1975 bis 1978 befand sich das Brigadehauptquartier in Grafenwöhr, zusammen mit den rotierenden Panzer- und Artillerie-Bataillonen, sowie den unterstützenden Pionier- und Kavallerieeinheiten. "Old Gravel Voice" Major General Ernest N. Harmon. Der Tigerbrigade wurde die Vernichtung von 181 feindlichen Panzern, 148 APCs (Armoured Personnel Carrier), 40 Artilleriegeschützen, 27 AntiAir-Stellungen[18] und 263 gefallenen irakischen Soldaten zugeschrieben, wobei weitere 4.051 Gegner gefangen genommen wurden. Under the command of Lieutenant General Bernard Montgomery 1. SIGNAL CORPS photo # 198343. The brigadier general in charge of 2nd Armored Division (Forward) had a unique command. Angehörigen der Division wurden 9369 Medaillen verliehen. 67th ARMORED REGIMENT M4A3 (76)W GUARDING THE POTSDAMMER PLATZ, BERLIN, 4 JUL 1945. 2AD M4A3E2 Jumbo near Manhay during the Battle of the Bulge. US-Panzerdivision auf der Cotentin-Halbinsel und bildete später die rechte Flanke des Angriffs der Operation Cobra[4]. Zwischen Waffenstillstand und offiziellem Kriegsende im April 1991 nahm die 2. Initially it was tasked with performing counter reconnaissance and reconnaissance missions against Iraqi reconnaissance units. Auf dem Weg dorthin nahm die 2. Major General Edwin H. Burba, division commander during Exercise Big Lift (Oct 1963). Sgt. Panzerdivision, die nicht weniger als 80 Kampffahrzeuge zerstörte. The crew failed to see the bridge weight limit while utilizing blackout drive. The division sent brigades to participate in exercises in Germany from 1973 through 1979, and in 1987 the division was engaged in the largest deployment to Europe since World War II as a part of the Third Corps exercise "Reforger 87" to demonstrate the ability to deploy and fight in support of NATO. One of the brigade's battalion task forces, Task Force 1/41 Infantry, was the first coalition force to breach the Saudi Arabian border on 15 February 1991 and conduct ground combat operations in Iraq engaging in direct and indirect fire fights with the enemy on 17 February 1991. The division landed on Omaha Beach 9 June 1944 and operated in the Cotentin Peninsula and later formed the right flank of the Operation Cobra assault. Creation of the 2nd I.D. Heeresfliegerregiment wurde nach dem Waffenstillstand nach Saudi-Arabien zurückverlegt, wobei zwei Schwärme in Kuwait stationiert blieben, um bei Wiederaufnahme der Feindseligkeiten Betankungs- und Aufrüstungsdienste für Bataillonsflugzeuge bereitzustellen. Luftlandedivision unterstellt. 3rd Cavalry Regiment | CONTACT. Die Brigade erhielt zusätzliche Teileinheiten von Heeresfliegern, Pionieren, militärischer Aufklärung, Sanitätsdienste und Nachschub. With his platoon leader and platoon sergeant missing in action, Whittington took charge, according to his Medal of Honor citation. Italian army order of battle 28 october 1940. Bei der Rückverlegung nach Fort Hood im Jahr 1991 wurden die Tigerbrigade und das 1. note that the division manevered by Combat Commands. 2AD M4 tank with hedgerow cutter near Pont Hebert, Normany, France, 26 Jul 1944. Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron. H/41st Armored Infantry Regiment troops resting by knocked out vehicles from 2nd SS Panzer Division "Das Reich" along D 49 road near Grimesnil, France the after the "Land of the Dead" night battle. 2AD M3 tanks during Carolina War Games, 1941. At that time the Garlstedt kaserne (camp) was named after General Lucius D. Clay, revered by the German people for his role as the American military commander following World War II. Brooks personally pushed the 2nd Armored Division into being among the first Allied divisions on Belgian soil and was the first Allied division commander to enter that country by assault. Dad drove a half-track for A Co, 17 AE. The bottom map includes 1945. Under his leadership the division continued training through 1941 and participated in general maneuvers in Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, and the Carolinas. During World War II, the 2nd Armored Division took 94,151 POWs, liberated 22,538 Allied POWs, shot down or damaged on the ground 266 enemy aircraft, and destroyed or captured uncountable thousands of enemy tanks and other equipment and supplies. The following was the organization of the Medium Tank Company of the U.S. Army from September 1943 through to the end of World War II. He died Jan. 17, 1969, in Toledo, Ohio. Bataillon des 3. 2AD Sherman passes a German Panther tank, Grandmenil, Belgium. The 2nd Armored Division was formed at Fort Benning, Georgia on 15 July 1940. SHOP. C Company, 2/66 AR first contested for the trophy in 1983. However, the 2nd Armored Division did not see much action in North Africa and instead remained in French North Africa on garrison and training duties. Panzerregiment mit dem Kampfpanzer (MBT – Main Battle Tank) M1 Abrams ausgestattet. ), US Army in Norddeutschland. Die unterstellten Kampfeinheiten der 3. 2AD M7 Priest, Sciacca, Sicily, 20 Jul 1943. Light Tank Company (Sep. 1943 — 1945). Kfz. The division's 2nd Brigade could not be deployed as a whole, it was in the middle of inactivating. Panzerdivision verbunden waren, darunter Bataillone des 66. D SPECIAL EDITION, TAMIYA # 30057 1/35 WWI BRITISH TANK Mk.IV MALE (w/SINGLE MOTOR), TAMIYA # 32592 1/48 U.S. MAIN BATTLE TANK M1A2 ABRAMS, TAMIYA # 32594 1/48 CHURCHILL MK. Die 2nd Armored Division (deutsch 2. In April 1986, a Burger King restaurant opened on the kaserne. September 1991 wurde die in Deutschland stehende 2. Order of Battle – 1941. (en. Die 2. The brigade initially deployed to Germany with the M60 Patton tank and the M113 armored personnel carrier. Order of battle for 2 New Zealand Division during WW2. 2nd Armored Division troops move out from a pre-positioned equipment location in Germany. US-Armee, in Deutschland, befand sich die 2. D armored personnel carrier, Sd.Kfz. Infanterie-Brigade in Grafenwöhr, Deutschland. Panzerkompanien der 2/66th und später der 3/66th nahmen am halbjährlichen NATO-Panzervergleichsschießen, der Canadian Army Trophy (CAT), für NORTHAG-Teams teil. Infanteriedivision in Fort Carson, Colorado, der 1. 1st Army Tank Brigade under Brigadier Price 1.1. Die Brigade unterhielt auch einen Militärpolizei-Zug und eine Abteilung Heeresflieger. During the campaign the division came under the command of the U.S. SdKfz 251 armored personnel carriers of the 2nd SS "Das Reich" division near the French town of Coutance. 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Airborne), Codename für die alliierte Invasion auf Sizilien, 50th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia? Feldartilleriebataillon, 92nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion/92. US-Panzerdivision wurde zur Forward-Division ernannt. But Whittington was undaunted, and by the end of the attack his actions would be worthy of the nation’s highest honor. Damit waren sie, zusammen mit der 1., 3., 9. und 34. ), Order of Battle of the US Army - WWII - ETO. ), 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Airborne), https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2nd_Armored_Division_(Vereinigte_Staaten)&oldid=205342717, Militärischer Verband im Zweiten Weltkrieg (Vereinigte Staaten), „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“, Hq/Hq Co, 2nd Armd Div (Fwd), Garlstedt, Ende September 1978 nach Garlstedt verlegt, 3rd Bn, 41st Inf (Mech), Garlstedt, aus Wildflecken September 1978; ersetzt durch 1st Bn, 12th Cav, 2nd Bn, 50th Inf (Mech), Garlstedt, aus Hohenfels; im Oktober nach Garlstedt verlegt, 2nd Bn, 66th Arm, Garlstedt, am 28. Feldartilleriebataillon, 78th Armored Field Artillery Battalion/78. The division landed on Omaha Beach on June 9, 1944. Note Cullin hedgerow cutter blotted out by censor. World War II Armed Forces — Orders of Battle and Organizations: Last Updated 02.11.2020: WWII Orders of Battle and Organizations. Both types had an infantry component of three mechanized battalions, although the heavy divisions maintained an "armored infantry regiment" organization. Im April 1991 kehrte die Einheit nach Fort Hood, Texas, zurück und setzte die Inaktivierung fort, die unterbrochen wurde, als der Irak in Kuwait einfiel. US-Panzerdivision; Spitzname Hell on Wheels, Hölle auf Rädern) war eine Panzerdivision der US-Army. 1/66 ARM M4 w/infantry after crossing the Weser, between crossing points Ohr and Hagenohsen, 6 Apr 1945. Das 82. gepanzerte Aufklärungsbataillon war als „Auge und Ohr“ der 2. 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment was pulled back into Saudi Arabia after the cease fire, with two squads staging in Kuwait to proved refueling and rearming services for battalion aircraft if hostilities resumed. Während ein westdeutscher Panzerzug in jenem Jahr Hohne den Wettbewerb in Bergen gewann (PzBtl 293 und PzBtl 153 für CENTAG), überraschte ein Panzerzug der 2./66th im Wettbewerb mit guten Schussleistungen ihrer veralteten M60A1-Kampfpanzern, welche eine optische Entfernungsmessertechnologie verwandt, die noch aus der Zeit des Zweiten Weltkriegs stammte. Eine Task Force der Brigade, die Task Force 1/41st Infantry, war die erste Koalitionstruppe, die am 15. T2 Recovery vehicle 'Go Get It' in a landing craft at Bizerte, Tunisia waiting for the invasion of Sicily. Januar 1979 nach Garlstedt verlegt, 2nd Bn, 50th Infantry (Mech), Clay-Kaserne, Garlstedt, 1983 umgegliedert in 4th Bn, 41st Infantry (Mech), 3rd Bn, 41st Infantry (Mech), Clay-Kaserne, Garlstedt, 2nd Bn, 66th Armoured Regiment, Clay-Kaserne, Garlstedt, 1st Bn, 14th Field Artillery, Clay-Kaserne, Garlstedt, 1983 umgegliedert in 4th Bn, 3rd Field Artillery, C-Trp, 2nd Sq, 1st Cav, Clay-Kaserne, Garlstedt, 1984 ersetzt durch D-Trp, 2-1st Cav (Air), D-Company, 17th Engineers Bn, Clay-Kaserne, Garlstedt, Service Company, Combat Command A und Combat Command B, 41st Armored Infantry Regiment/41. But the Japanese signed the armistice before the division was deployed. [ISBN: 0-88365-775-9] (United States Army Divisions in WWII) US Army Order of Battle: World War II--ETO; US Army Center of Military History: Lineage & Honors Elements of the division were among the first U.S. military to engage in offensive ground combat operations in the European and Mediterranean theater during World War II. 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