Where was the 45th infantry division from in the war of 1812?
The Infantry Division did not exist in 1812. Instead there was a 45th regiment, mainly from Massachusetts and what would become Maine.
From the District of Maine in Massachusetts. Maine became a
separate state in 1820.
Nurnburg fell to the US 45th Infantry Division April 20, 1945. The Division pushed on and crossed the Danube April 27 and were in the vicinity of Munich when the war ended. Component units of the 45th Infantry Division included its three infantry regiments, the 157th, 179th and 180th; its four artillery battalions, the 158th, 160th, 171st and 189th; the 46th (not 45th) Signal Company, the 700th Ordnance Company; the 45th Quartermaster Company, the 45th… Read More
Semper Anticus=Always Forward 45th infantry Division during WWII. In 1968 the 45th ID reorganized and became the 45th IN BDE. Because of its great history and aachievement's during WWII and Korea, it was given the honor of keeping the Thunderbird patch and motto. Today the 45th is now an Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), and is currently deployed in Afghanistan involved in full spectrum operations. Read More
Guy Nelson has written: 'Thunderbird' -- subject(s): United States, United States. Army. Infantry Division, 45th, Regimental histories, World War, 1939-1945, History Read More
The US 1st Infantry Division and the US 29th Infantry Division (Virginia-Maryland National Guard). Read More
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. Read More
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? Read More
The US 179th Infantry Regiment was one of the 3 regiments of the 45th "Thunderbird" Infantry Division. This unit first saw combat at Sicily in July 1943 and then later served in Italy. After the fall of Rome, it was transferred from Italy and landed in Southern France in August 1944. It continued to fight on into Germany where it was one of the first units to liberate Dachau concentration camp. Read More
In 1951 the 31st was at Ft. Jackson, S.C. As a New York " draftee", we (from all over the US)were sent for Infantry training with the 31st. We had the DD patch on shoulders, and many wore the confederate flag pin on shoulders. Because of the problem of an all white division to go overseas to war, the rumor had it that the Division would not be allowed to go to Korea. Many were… Read More
Daniel Fish has written: 'The American union, the fittest monument to its dead defenders' -- subject(s): Nationalism 'The Forty-Fifth Illinois' -- subject(s): 45th, History, Illinois Infantry, Illinois Infantry. 45th Regiment, 1861-1865, Regimental histories, United States Civil War, 1861-1865, United States, United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865), Campaigns, United States. Army Read More
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The U.S Army 1rst infantry division, The Big Red One. Read More
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. Read More
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
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." Read More
US infantry division contained 15,000 men, including artillery and support units. Read More
The 29th infantry used light infantry weapons during world war 2. Read More
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. Read More
During the War of 1812, North Carolina supplied 13,739 infantry men, 267 cavalry men, and 131 artillery men for a total of 14,137 men. Read More
Kenneth D. Williamson has written: 'Tales of a Thunderbird in World War II' -- subject(s): American Personal narratives, Biography, Campaigns, History, Personal narratives, American, Soldiers, United States, United States. Army, United States. Army. Infantry Division, 45th, World War, 1939-1945 Read More
My father was injured near Soun-ni, Korea, on 15 October 1951. He was in Company F, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. Read More
See the website concerning the 24th ID. Read More
the 4th Infantry division was sent there in december 1944 Read More
In World War I Hitler voluntarily enlisted in the 16th Royal Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment (part of the 6th Royal Bavarian Reserve Infantry Division). Read More
the 3 stands for the 3 rd infantry [crossed rifles] H was the division, hence the 3 rd infantry division, Read More
The Americal Division (23rd ID) spent most of it's time headquartered at Chu Lai. Read More
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
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". Read More
Try the "American War Library." If you have a copy of his Discharge papers and you know the General Order that issued the BSM, then you can request a copy of it from the National Archives. If not, they you would have to research the files or hire someone to do this. Note, that in 1947 there was a rule change that awarded the BSM to any soldiers who fought in combat as an infantryman… Read More
Allied units included the US 7th Army (Sicily only), the US 5th Army and British 8th Army. American formations included in Sicily the 1st, 3rd, and 45th Infantry Divisions, the 82nd Airborne Division, and the 1st Ranger Battalion. After Sicily the 1st Infantry Division was moved to England to prepare for the Normandy landings. large as two regiments, or 2/3rds of a division) and some smaller units. There were units from Australia, Poland, New Zealand… Read More
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 Read More
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. :) Read More
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 Read More
By the numbers, Yank. the 45th was a Division, unless you are talking about, say a fighter squadron in the AF ( tended to go for three digit numbers, as did the Bomber formations. TAC is Tactical Air Command ( formerly called fighter command or interceptor control) SAC- Strategic Air Command, Bombers also now Missiles and other globe-wreckers- but in World War II it was plain Bomber Command- after USAF was re-organized ( separate from… Read More
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. 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. Read More
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 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. Read More
It is called the war of 1812 because the war was declared and fought in the year of 1812. Read More
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
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). Read More
You need to obtain a copy of VIETNAM WAR: ORDER OF BATTLE; by Shelby Stanton. The USAF had generals, the USMC, and the US Army (the Navy had Admirals). The following US Army divisions were in Vietnam, each commanded by a general (11th ACR may have had only a full Colonel in command): Generals Harkins, Westmoreland, and Abrams were the commanders of ALL US Forces in Vietnam from '61 thru '73. 1. 1st Air Cavalry… Read More
Paul L. Schultz has written: 'The 85th Infantry Division in World War II' Read More
That is a United States 95th Infantry Division insignia. Read More
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
A little more (or more accurate) details needed here. There was a 23rd Infantry Division, more commonly referred to as the Americal Divison...maybe even known as the Oregon Task Force Division. It was stationed at Chu Lai (I Corps=Military Region I). Both Generals Powell and Schartzkoph (Desert Storm fame) were part of that division during the war. Read More
The number of men in a Division of any army depends on a number of factors, - the type of Division ( Infantry, Artillery, Logistics etc) , whether the country is on a war footing and possibly if this is a regular or reserve Division. -I generally use a 'rule of thumb' of 15,000 men per Division. Read More
The War of 1812 began in 1812. It used to be referred to as the War of 1812-1814, but that name became too cumbersome and ultimately, through general usage, was shortened to the War of 1812. Read More