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Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
1st Armored Division1,2 19402   Old Ironsides1 November 1942 - May 19432: North Africa1,2
October 1943 - May 19452: Italy1,2
    11, 41, 131 61, 111, 141 811
1st Cavalry Division1,2 Before 19402   The 1st Team1 December 1943 - August 19452: Pacific2
Philippines1
         
1st Infantry Division1,2 Before 19402   Big Red 11 November 1942 - May 1943: North Africa2
July - August 19432: Sicily1,2
June 1944 - May 1945: North West Europe2
Tunisia1, Normandy1, Battle of the Bulge1, Germany1
         
1st Marine Corps Division2 19412     August 1942 - August 19452: Pacific2          
2nd Armored Division1,2,3 July 15, 1940 at Ft. Benning, Georgia3
19402
2473 Hell on Wheels1,3 November 1942 - May 19432: North Africa1,2
July - August 19432: Sicily1,2
June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe1,2
Operation Torch - North Africa3, Operation Husky - Sicily3, England3, France3, Operation Cobra - Normandy Breakout3, Battle of the Bulge3, Operation Grenade - Roer Dams3, Ruhr Pocket3
661,3, 671,3 411,3     821
2nd Cavalry Division1     -1 North Africa1          
2nd Infantry Division1,2 Before 19402   Indianhead1 June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Normandy1, Ardennes1, Leipzig1
         
2nd Marine Corps Division2 19412     September 1942 - August 19452: Pacific2          
3rd Armored Division1,2,3 April 15, 1941 at Camp Polk, Louisiana3
19412
2313 Spearhead1,3 June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe1
Normandy1, Northern France1, Rhineland1
England3, France3, Operation Cobra - Normandy Breakout3, Siegfried Line3, Battle of the Bulge3, La Gleize3, Manhay3, Ruhr Pocket3
321,3, 331,3 361,3     831
3rd Infantry Division1,2 Before 19402   Marne1 November 1942 - May 19432: North Africa2
July - August 19432: Sicily1,2
September 1943 - July 19442: Italy2
August 1944 - May 19452: South France2, North West Europe2
Cassino1, Anzio1, Colmar Pocket1, Munich1
         
3rd Marince Corps Division2 19432     October 1943 - August 19452: Pacific2          
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
4th Armored Division1,2,3 April 15, 1941 at Pine Camp, New York3
19412
2303 Breakthrough1 July 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe1,2
Normandy1, Northern France1, Rhineland1
England3, France3, Operation Cobra - Normandy Breakout3, Atlantic Coast of France,3 River Seine3, Arracourt3, Moselle3, Singling3, Battle of the Bulge3, Czechoslovakia3
    81,3, 351,3, 371,3 101,3, 511,3, 531,3 251
4th Infantry Division1,2 19402   Ivy1 June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Cherbourg1, Bastogne1
         
4th Marine Corps Division2 19432     January 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2          
5th Armored Division1,2,3 October 10, 1941 at Ft. Knox, Kentucky3
19412
1613 Victory1,3 July 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe1,2
Normandy1, Northern France1, Rhineland1
England3, France3, Operation Cobra - Normandy Breakout3, Seine3, Luxembourg3, Siegfried Line3, Hurtgen Forest3, Roer3, Rhine3, Elbe3
    101,3, 341,3, 811,3 151,3, 461,3, 471,3 851
5th Infantry Division1,2 Before 19402   Red Diamond1 July 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Metz1, Luxembourg1, Mainz-Worms1
         
5th Marine Corps Division2 19432     February - August 19452: Pacific2          
6th Armored Division1,2,3 February 15, 1942 at Ft. Knox, Kentucky3
19422
2263 Super Sixth1,3 July 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe1,2
Normandy1, Northern France1, Rhineland1
England3, France3, Operation Cobra - Normandy Breakout3, Brittany3, Brest3, Battle of the Bulge3
    151,3, 681,3, 691,3 91,3, 441,3, 501,3 861
6th Infantry Division1,2 Before 19402   Sightseeing Sixth1 January 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
New Guinea1, Philippines1
         
6th Marine Corps Division2 19442     March - August 19452: Pacific2          
7th Armored Division1,2,3 March 1, 1942 at Camp Polk, Louisiana3
19422
1723 Lucky Seventh1,3 August 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe1,2
Normandy1, Northern France1, Rhineland1
Scotland3, France3, Battle of the Bulge3, St. Vith3, Ruhr Pocket3, Elbe3
    171,3, 311,3, 401,3 231,3, 381,3, 481,3 871
7th Infantry Division1,2 19402   Bayonet1 May 1943 - August 19452: Pacific2
Attu1, Kwajalein1, Leyte1, Okinawa1
         
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
8th Armored Division1,2,3 April 1, 1942 at Ft. Knox, Kentucky3
19422
2603 Iron Snake1, Thundering Herd1,3, Tornado1 January - May 19452: North West Europe1,2
Northern France1, Rhineland1
England3, Battle of the Bulge3, Harz Mountains3, Czechoslovakia3
    181,3, 361,3, 801,3 71,3, 491,3, 581,3 881
8th Infantry Division1,2 19402   Pathfinder1 July 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Brittany1, Düren1, Cologne1
         
9th Armored Division1,2,3 July 15, 1942 at Ft. Riley, Kansas3
19422
913 Phantom1,3 December 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe1,2
Northern France1, Rhineland1
England3, France3, Battle of Bulge3, Ludendorff3, Bridge at Remagen3
    21,3, 141,3, 191,3 271,3, 521,3, 601,3 891
9th Infantry Division1,2 19402   The Varsity1 November 1942 - May 19432: North Africa1,2
July - August 1943: Sicily1,2
June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Cotentin Peninsular1, Germany1
         
10th Armored Division1,2,3 July 15, 1942 at Ft. Benning, Georgia3
19422
1243 Tiger1,3 September 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe1,2
Northern France1, Rhineland1
France3, Metz3, Saar3, Bastogne3, Rhine3, Neckar3, Bavarian Alps3
    31,3, 111,3, 211,3 201,3, 541,3, 611,3 901
10th Mountain Division1,2 19432   Mountaineers1 January - May 19452: Italy2
Gothic Line1, Po Valley1
         
11th Airborne Division1,2 19432   Angels1 May 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
Leyte1, Manila1, Cavite1
         
11th Armored Division1,2,3 August 15, 1942 at Camp Polk, Louisiana3
19422
963 Thunderbolt1,3 December 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Northern France1, Rhineland1
England3, Netherlands3, Battle of the Bulge3, Rhine3, Austria3
    221,3, 411,3, 421,3 211,3, 551,3, 631,3 411
12th Armored Division1,2,3 September 15, 1942 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky3
19422
1023 Hellcats1,3 November 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Northern France1, Rhineland1
England3, France3, Alsace3, southern Germany3, Rhine3, Wurzburg3, Alps3
    231,3, 431,3, 7141,3 171,3, 561,3, 661,3 921
12th Infantry Division1     The Plymouth Division1 Stayed in United States1          
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
13th Airborne Division1     -1 Stayed in United States1          
13th Armored Division1,2,3 October 15, 1942 at Camp Beale, California3
19422
163 Black Cat1,3 January - May 19452: North West Europe2
Northern France1, Rhineland1
France3, Rhine3, Bavaria3
    241,3, 451,3, 461,3 161,3, 591,3, 671,3 931
14th Armored Division1,2,3 November 15, 1942 at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas3
19422
1333 Liberator1,3 October 1944 - May 1945: North West Europe2
Northern France1, Rhineland1
France3, Alsace3, Siegfried Line3, southern Germany3
    251,3, 471,3, 481,3 191,3, 621,3, 681,3 941
14th Infantry Division1     Wolverine1 Stayed in United States1          
16th Armored Division1,2,3 July 15, 1943 at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas3
19432
33 -1,3 February 1945 - May 1945: North West Europe2
Rhineland1, Central Europe1
France3
    51,3, 161,3, 261,3 181,3, 641,3, 691,3 231
17th Airborne Division1,2 19432   Golden Talon1 December 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Rhine Crossing1
         
18th Infantry Division1     Cactus Division1 Stayed in United States1          
19th Infantry Division1     -1 Stayed in United States1          
20th Armored Division1,2,3 March 15, 1943 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky3
19432
83 -1,3 February - May 19452: North West Europe2
Rhineland1, Central Europe1
Munich3, Salzburg3
    91,3, 201,3, 271,3 81,3, 651,3, 701,3 301
23rd Infantry Division1,2 19422   Miracle1, Americal Division1,2 October 1942 - August 19452: Pacific2
Guadalcanal1, Bougainville1, Cebu Island1
         
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
24th Infantry Division1,2 19412   Victory1 April 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
New Guinea1, Philippines1
         
25th Infantry Division1,2 19412   Tropical Lightning1 December 1942 - August 19452: Pacific2
Guadalcanal1, New Georgia1, Philippines1
         
26th Infantry Division1,2 19412   Yankee1 September 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Battle of the Bulge1, Siegfried Line1
         
27th Infantry Division1,2 19402   New York1 June 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
Makin Island1, Saipan1, Okinawa1
         
28th Infantry Division1,2 19412   Keystone1 July 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Paris1, Hurtgen Forest1, Colmar Pocket1
         
29th Infantry Division1,2 19412   Blue and Grey1 June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Normandy1, Siegfried Line1, Aachen1
         
30th Infantry Division1,2 19402   Old Hickory1 June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
St. Lo1, Aachen1, Malmédy1, Stavelot1, Rhine Crossing1
         
31st Infantry Division1,2 19402   Dixie1 March 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
Philippines1
         
32nd Infantry Division1,2 19402   Red Arrow1 September 1942 - August 19452: Pacific2
New Guinea1, Leyte1
         
33rd Infantry Division1,2 19412   Praire1 December 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
Northern Luzon1
         
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
34th Infantry Division1,2 19412   Red Bull1 November 1942 - May 19432: North Africa2
September 1943 - May 1945: Italy2
Tunisia1, Cassino1, Gothic Line1
         
35th Infantry Division1,2 19402   Sante Fe1 July 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Metz1, Nancy1, Ardennes1, Ruhr Valley1
         
36th Infantry Division1,2 19402   Texas1 April - May 19432: North Africa2
September 1943 - July 1944: Italy2
August 1944 - May 19452: South France2, North West Europe2
Salerno1, Cassino1, Germany1
         
37th Infantry Division1,2 19402   Buckeye1 July 1943 - August 19452: Pacific2
Munda1, Bougainville1, Manila1, Lingayen Gulf1
         
38th Infantry Division1,2 19412   Cyclone1 December 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
Bataan1
         
39th Infantry Division1     Delta1 Stayed in United States1          
40th Infantry Division1,2 19412   Grizzly1 April 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
Philippines1
         
41st Infantry Division1,2 19402   Sunset1 January 1943 - August 19452: Pacific2
Salamaua1, Marshall Island1, Mindanao1, Palawan1
         
42nd Infantry Division1,2 19432   Rainbow1 January - May 19452: North West Europe2
Schweinfurt1, Munich1, Dachau1
         
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
43rd Infantry Division1,2 19412   Winged Victory1 July 1943 - August 19442: Pacific2
New Georgia1, New Guinea1, Luzon1
         
44th Infantry Division1,2 19402   -1 September 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
The Saar1, Ulm1, Danube River1
         
45th Infantry Division1,2 19402   Thunderbird1 July - August 19432: Sicily1,2
September 1943 - July 19442: Italy2
August 1944 - May 19452: South France2, North West Europe2
Salerno1, Cassino1, Belfort Gap1
         
46th Infantry Division1     Iron Fist1 Stayed in United States1          
47th Infantry Division1     Viking1 Stayed in United States1          
48th Infantry Division1     -1 Stayed in United States1          
49th Infantry Division1     Argonaut1 Stayed in United States1          
51st Infantry Division1     Rattlesnake1 Stayed in United States1          
63rd Infantry Division1,2 19432   Blood and Fire1 January - May 19452: North West Europe2
Bavaria1, Danube River1
         
65th Infantry Division1,2 19432   Battle Axe1 January - May 19452: North West Europe2
Saarlauten1, Regensburg1, Danube River1
         
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
66th Infantry Division1,2 19432   Panther1 December 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Lorient1, St. Nazaire1
         
69th Infantry Division1,2 19432   Fighting 69th1 January - May 19452: North West Europe2
Germany1
         
70th Infantry Division1,2 19432   Trailblazer1 January - May 19452: North West Europe2
Saarbrücken1, Moselle River1
         
71st Infantry Division1,2 19432   Red Circle1 February - May 19452: North West Europe2
Hardt Mountain1, Southern Germany1
         
75th Infantry Division1,2 19432   -1

December 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2

Ardennes1, Battle of the Bulge1, Westphalia1

         
76th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Onaway1 January - May 19452: North West Europe2
Luxembourg1, Germany1
         
77th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Statue of Liberty1 July 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
Guam1, Leyte1, Okinawa1
         
78th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Lightning1 November 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Aachen1, Roer River1, Ruhr River1
         
79th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Cross of Lorraine1 June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Normandy1, Vosges Mountains1
         
80th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Blue Ridge1 August 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Normandy1, Moselle River1, Relief of Bastogne1
         
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
81st Infantry Division1,2 19422   Wildcats1 September 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
Angaur1, Peleliu1, Ulithi1
         
82nd Airborne Division1,2 19422   All American1 July - August 19432: Sicily1,2
September 1943 - March 19442: Italy2
June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Normandy1, Nijmegen1, Ardennes1
         
83rd Infantry Division1,2 19422   Thunderbolt1 June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Italy1, Dusseldorf1, Magdeburg1
         
84th Infantry2 / Airborne Division1 19422   Railsplitters1 November 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Ardennes1, Hannover1
         
85th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Custer1 March 1944 - May 19452: Italy2
Rome1, Po Valley1
         
86th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Black Hawk1 March - May 19452: North West Europe2
Dachau1, Ingolstadt1, South Germany1
         
87th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Golden Acorn1 December 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Ardennes1, Germany1, Czechoslovakian Border1
         
88th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Blue Devils1 February 1944 - May 19452: Italy2
Liri Valley1, Volterra1, Northern Italy1, Trieste1
         
89th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Rolling W1 January - May 19452: North West Europe2
Bigen1, Eisenach1
         
90th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Tough Ombres1 June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Normandy1, Czechoslovakia1, Metz1
         
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
91st Infantry Division1,2 19422   Powder River1, Pine Tree1 June 1944 - May 19452: Italy2
Gothic Line1, Bologna1, Gorizia1
         
92nd Infantry Division1,2 19422   Buffalo1 October 1944 - May 19452: Italy2
Stayed in United States1
         
93rd Infantry Division1     Bloody Hand1 Bougainville1          
94th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Neuf Quatres1 September 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Bougainville1, Brittany1, Siegfried Line1, Moselle River1, Saar1
         
95th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Victory1 September 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Metz1, Moselle River1, Saar1, Siegfried Line1
         
96th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Deadeye1 October 1944 - August 19452: Pacific2
Leyte1, Okinawa1
         
97th Infantry Division1,2 19432   Trident1 March - May 19452: North West Europe2
Central Germany1, Neumarkt1
         
98th Infantry Division1     Iroquois1 Stayed in United States1          
99th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Checkerboard1 November 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Ardennes1, Remagen Bridgehead1
         
100th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Century1 October 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Bitche1, Remagen Bridgehead1
         
Division Name Formed Days in Combat Nickname Locations Regiments Battalions Cavalry
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Armored Infantry Tank Infantry
101st Airborne Division1,2 19422   Screaming Eagles1 June 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Normandy1, Bastogne1
         
102nd Infantry Division1,2 19422   Ozark1 September 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Siegfried Line1, Ruhr Valley1, München-Gladbach1
         
103rd Infantry Division1,2 19422   Cactus1 October 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Stuttgart1, Austria1
         
104th Infantry Division1,2 19422   Timberwolves1 September 1944 - May 19452: North West Europe2
Rhine Crossing1, Cologne1, Ruhr Valley1
         
106th Infantry Division1,2 19432   Golden Lion1 December 1944 - March 19452: North West Europe2
St. Vith1, Battle of the Bulge1
         

Sources:

  1. US Army Handbook 1939-1945, George Forty, 1995
  2. World War II The Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures, John Ellis, 1995
  3. US Armored Divisions, The European Theater of Operations, 1944-45, Steven J. Zaloga, 2004
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