What was the 34th infantry division first big victory during World War 2?
Where can you find a list of the soldiers who served in the 77th infantry division during World War 2?
You can find a list of those who served in the 77th infantry division in a book entitled, "Ours To Hold It High."
The 29th infantry used light infantry weapons during world war 2.
What is the difference in an Amored Infantry Division and an Infantry Division particularly during World War 2?
For WW2: Armored Infantry Divisions were equiped with half-tracks. Regular Infantry Divisions walked (or trucked). During the Vietnam War those Armored Infantry Divisions gave way to the new MECHANIZED INFANTRY DIVISIONS, equipped with M-113 APC/ACAV (Armored Personnel Carriers/Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicles). Only one US Army Mechanized Infantry Division was in Vietnam (and only it's 1st Brigade); the 5th Mechanized Infantry Division (Red Diamond Patch). Regular Infantry Divisions in Vietnam were called "Straight Legs", "Straight" meaning...straight… Read More
Your father-in-law now deceased served with the 141st field artillery battalion during world war 2 you would like to trace his movements especially his path from Italy to the battle of the bulge?
Answer The 141st Field Artillery Battalion was part of the 36th "Texas" Infantry Division. If you research books and links related to the 36th Infantry Division, this will provide details of the artillery units as well. I do not think the 36th Infantry Division fought at the Battle of the Bulge. It may be possible that the artillery battalion was detached from this division and loaned to another unit. Reference Books: "T-Patch to Victory" (relates… Read More
In the Battle of Cantigny, on May 26, 1918, the 1st Infantry Division defeated the Germans in the first American victory of World War 1.
If you mean which parts of the army, it probably would be The Marines. Other wise for divisions, it might be The 1st Infantry Division, 29th Infantry Division, 4th Infantry Division, 90th Infantry Division, and many other divisions.
American Infantry Divisions of WW1 The typical American Infantry Division was organized into what was referred to as a "square division". In 1939/1940, the US Army reduced the size of the division into what was referred to as a "triangle division". The Division was "square" in that it was built on the base number of 4. There were 4 Infantry Regiments in a Division, that were paired into Brigades. The infantry division had an artillery… Read More
The US 1st Infantry Division and the US 29th Infantry Division (Virginia-Maryland National Guard).
Was the World War 2 25th Calvary Recon Squad a part of an infantry division and if so which infantry?
The 25th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized) was assigned to the 4th Armored Division during WW 2. Richard V. Horrell WW 2 Connections.com
The 56th served as part of the U.S. 6th Infantry Division during WWI. Its primary combat service in France was during the Meuse-Argonne offensive near the end of the war.
34th "Red Bull" Infantry Division served 517 days of combat. The 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry served 611 days in combat. The 1st & 34th Infanry Divisions were sent to England for preparation to be used in combat. Both saw service in N. Africa, Sicily, but the 1st Infantry Division was returned to England for preparations of the D-Day invasion. The 34th Infantry Division were allowed a period of rest during the campaign in Sicily(July-August 1943)… Read More
I have a book written by Edward Hassett on the 701st Tank Battalion. No where in this does it mention the 8th armored division. The only mentions are 10th Armored Group which they began with but left them in Belgium and joined the 102nd Infantry. Also mentioned were attachments to the 75th Infantry and 94th Infantry.
he 28th Division traces its history from the briefly active 7th Division, formed in May 1917. In July 1917 or later, the division was renamed the 28th Division. It was activated in September 1917. Its initial organization included the 55th Infantry Brigade (109th and 110th Infantry Regiments) and the 56th Infantry Brigade (111th and 112th Infantry Regiments). During World War I it was involved in the Meuse-Argonne, Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne, and Ypres-Lys operations. During the… Read More
It depends on what kind of division; i.e. infantry, armored, etc. A US Army Infantry Division had 687 Officers, 42 Warrant Officers & 12,959 Enlisted Men in its Table of Organization during WW 2. An Armored Division had 558 Officers, 51 Warrant Officers & 10,001 Enlisted Men in its Table of Organization.
The 39th Infantry REGIMENT of the 9th Infantry Division was stationed in Aichach, Germany in the fall of 1945, & well into 1946. Richard V. Horrell WW 2 Connections.com The 39th Infantry saw heavy combat in Europe in WW2. They were part of the 9th Infantry Division. Check any website relating to the 9th Infantry Division for more info.
Is there an email address to contact the 28th infantry division association as you are trying to trace World War 2 personnel?
Which country did the 28th Infantry Division come from?
26th Infantry Division was named the "Yankee Division" and their shoulder patch was a khaki Diamond with blue letters "Y D". This infantry division served in France and Germany. A typical WW2 infantry division contained about 15,000 men at full strength. It contained 3 Infantry regiments and 4 artillery battalions as well as support units such as Medial, Engineering, QuarterMaster and Signals.
The following German division fought in Italy. Herman Goering Panzer Division 26 Panzer 3 Panzer Gr 15 Panzer Gr 16 SS Panzer Gr 29 Panzer Gr 90 Panzer Gr 1 Parachute 4 Parachute 19 Luftwaffe Field Division 20 Luftwaffe Field Division 42 Jaeger 114 Jaeger 5 Mountain 44 Infantry 65 Infantry 71 Infantry 92 Infantry 94 Infantry 162 Infantry 278 Infantry 305 Infantry 334 Infantry 356 Infantry 362 Infantry 710 Infantry 715 Infantry 188 Mountain
The 163rd Infantry was a part of the 41st Division, which was originally the National Guard from the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Called up for service, the 41st Division was formed and trained at Camp Greene, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Upon reaching France in February, 1918, the Division received a great disappointment when its members learned that it was to be broken up to provide replacements for other divisions. Much of the… Read More
All National Guard units were federalized during WW2 and fought with the exception of the 39th Infantry Division.
With varying numbers for all armies, the IJA (Imperial Japanese Army) basically had 3 categories of INFANTRY division organizations in the 20th century, but used primarily two of them: Square and Triangular Divisions. The Square Divisions normally had two Regiments to a Brigade and two Brigades to a Division...approximately 12,000 men. After 1936, the IJA went to Triangular Divisions of 3 regiments to a Brigade and 3 Brigades to a Division...approximately 20,000 men. Examples: The… Read More
No,but the opposite occurred. " One of the few active units organized on foreign soil, the 2nd Infantry Division was born on October 26, 1917, at Bourmont France and received extensive training from French Army veterans. At the time of its activation, the Indianhead Division was composed of one brigade of U.S. Army Infantry, one brigade of U.S. Marines, an artillery brigade, and various supporting units. During "The Great War", the division was commanded twice… Read More
Most likely in the vicinity of St. Aignan, France. The 163rd Infantry was part of the 41st Infantry Division (National Guard). The Division was organized at Camp Greene, N. C., near Charlotte, in September 1917. The Division was composed of National Guard Troops from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. Its nickname was the "Sunset Division". The Division remained in training at Camp Greene until October, when parts of it began embarking for France, the… Read More
The 6th Infantry Division, also known as the Red Star, was active in both world wars, and remained extant until the last years of the Cold War. During World War I, the unit saw action in the Geradmer district of France. In World War II, it fought in battles in Luzon, New Guinea. During the Cold War, the unit was active in various capacities, including training sites. Today, its main role is as an airborne… Read More
8th Infantry Division
The U.S Army 1rst infantry division, The Big Red One.
The PA national guard earned that title, i believe during the civil war. The division patch is read and resembles a bucket.
The 28th Infantry Division
US infantry division contained 15,000 men, including artillery and support units.
the 3 stands for the 3 rd infantry [crossed rifles] H was the division, hence the 3 rd infantry division,
Major Generals are two star generals, and the normal position for them is commanding a division. The US had about 65 infantry divisions, 16 armored divisions, two cavalry divisions, five airborne divisions and one mountain division. A division commander took orders from his superior officers, a corp commander, and above him a field army commander, then a theater commander, and ultimately the Chief of Staff of the army, and the president. A major general commanding… Read More
It is a combat formation of the US Army. Before World War One, except during wars, the US Army was mostly scattered in small detachments in frontier forts and coastal installations. It was rare to see so much as a regiment assembled in one place. When the US entered WWI, it had to create a large army for fighting in Europe, so once more divisions were created. The modern organization of the US army goes… Read More
Army Infantry Joe Collins was named "Lightning Joe" during World War 2 because of his fighting spirit as a Commander of the 25th Army Division in the Pacific battle of Guadalcanal. You can read more about him on the link below.
Does anyone have a photo of Company H of the 111Th Infantry Division of the 28Th Infantry Division that served in World War 1?
Unfortunatly I do not at the moment however I do know that someone in my family has a picture of several men in the company. I am unsure as to where it is. My great grandfather served in the company too. :)
Answer The 9th Armored Infantry Battalion was part of the 6th Armored Division. It received credit for the following campaigns: Normandy Central Europe Ardennes-Alsace Northern France Rhineland If you search for the history of the 6th Armored Division, then you will find details on the 9th Armored Infantry Battalion.
The 112th Infantry was one of the four infantry regiments in the 28th Infantry Division in WWI. The 28th ID is in peacetime the Pennsylvania National Guard. More than a dozen National Guard Divisions were deployed to France, more than "regular army" or so-called National Army (draftee) divisions. The 28th ID was in the line in several different parts of the western front in France. The division was credited with participation in the Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne… Read More
27th Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insignia. The red circle stars depict Orion, punning on "O'Ryan", the name of the division's World War I commander John F. O'Ryan. The secret password is orion.
In World War I Hitler voluntarily enlisted in the 16th Royal Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment (part of the 6th Royal Bavarian Reserve Infantry Division).
How can you find a list of men who served in Company B 15th Infantry 3rd Infantry Division during World War 2?
I have a list of all the men that served in the 15th Infantry Regiment during WW 2. Unfortunately it is not broken down by "Company," but alphabetical for the entire regiment. Please feel free to e-mail me with the question(s) that you have so that I may try to assist you. Richard V. Horrell WW 2 Connections.com need to know if my grandfather served in this section of WWII.
The 165th infantry regiment was part of the 27th Infantry Division, composed largely of New York national guard units. They fought in the Pacific in the Bismark Archipeligo, the Philippines, on Saipan (where they faced the last and largest Japanese banzei charge of the war), and Okinawa. On Saipan they were under the command of Marine General Holland Smith, whose contempt for the US Army was legendary.
The 8th Infantry Division, known as the 'Golden Arrow Division' , landed on Utah Beach on 4 th July 1944 and went on through northern France into Germany
None. The 34th "Red Bull" Infantry Division served in North Africa and all during the Italian Campaign. They were first attached to the II Corps and later to the IV and maybe VI Corps. The V Corps took part in the D-Day landings at Normandy. They were part of the 1st Army for awhile, then the 3rd Army and finally the 7th Army. However the 5th Army did serve in Italy and the 34th Infantry… Read More
10th Mountain Division - Fought in Italy. Arrived in Italy in February 1945 only 2 weeks before the snows melted. They were used in several successful attacks to dislodge the Germans from mountain peaks in preparation for the Spring Offensive in April 1945. They lead the spear head into Northern Italy. 10th Infantry Regiment - Was one of the regiments of the 5th "Red Diamond" Infantry Division. It was credited with following campaigns: Normandy Northern… Read More
i had to look this up and apparantly in a division the size can vary from a minimum 10,000 to 15,000 (depending on type, artillery, communications, infantry etc).
The 55th Infantry was one of the four infantry regiments in the 7th Infantry Division during WWI. The low numbered divisions, such as the 7th, were called "Regular Army" divisions, though in truth there were not too many prewar regular soldiers in them. The ranks were full of wartime volunteers and draftees. Compared to some of the other US WWI divisions, the 7th did not see a lot of heavy action, and had the somewhat… Read More
The British Infantry Division of World War 2 was very similar to the American division in size and support units but it was structured a little different. A typical American infantry division would be made up of 3 infantry regiments, 3 field artillery battalions(1 more was added later) and support units. The infantry regiments were sub-divided into 3 battalions---thus the name "Triangle division". The British infantry division was made up of Brigades, which consisted of… Read More
In a typical US infantry division such as the 1st, there would be on average 25000, but up to 30000 if you include replacements at the ready. In a UK infantry division there would be on average a lot less, approximately 15000, because as the war went on they got more and more spread out. Looking at an axis power such as Germany, in 1939 they had an impressive average of 40000 men with an… Read More
Those in the Philippines when the war began, including the 31st Infantry. Elements of the 106th Infantry Division at the beginning of the German assault in the Ardennes, the "Battle of the Bulge".
In the US Army in WWI, the 56th Infantry REGIMENT was in the 14th Infantry Brigade of the 7th Infantry Division. At that time, US divisions were "square" divisions consisting of two Brigades of two Regiments each. My grandfather served in the Company L of the 56th Infantry Regiment during WWI. His Discharge papers show he served in the following Battles, engagements, skirmishes and expeditions: Premy Ridge Occupation Prevenelle (?) Sector, West of Moselle (this… Read More
The typical airborne division in WW2 was smaller than the infantry division and had around 9,000 men when fully equipped. However, due to high casualty rate, the 101st Airborne Division had many replacements during its time in combat. I don't know the exact number of men who served in the 101 ABD but it could easily be double that or 18,000 men.