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Order of Battle of the
U.S. Army, World War II,
European Theater of Operations, Divisions

ORDER OF BATTLE
OF THE
UNITED STATES ARMY
WORLD WAR II
EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS


DIVISIONS


OFFICE OF THE THEATER HISTORIAN
PARIS, FRANCE

December 1945

[Note: This manuscript was prepared at the end of World War by the deployed combat historians assigned to the History Section, United States Army European Theater of Operations (ETO) in Paris. It is reproduced here with only those limited modifications required to adapt to the World Wide Web; spelling, punctuation, and slang usage have not been altered from the original. Where modern explanatory notes were required, they have been inserted as italicized text in square brackets.] Please note that the missing documents will be added in the near future.

SPECIAL NOTE TO READER
FOREWORD iii
PREFACE iv
 
Part I - Order of Battle of Divisions. 
  • (For Each Division)
  • Insignia, Nickname, Insignia Significance, and Motto
  • Command and Staff
  • Statistics
  • Composition - Organic Units
  • Composition - Attachments
  • Composition - Detachments
  • Assignments and Attachments to Higher Units
  • Command Posts
1st Infantry Division 1
2d Infantry Division 15
3d Infantry Division 26
4th Infantry Division 38
5th Infantry Division 53
8th Infantry Division 64
9th Infantry Division 73
13th Airborne Division 88
17th Airborne Division 94
26th Infantry Division 100
28th Infantry Division 109
29th Infantry Division 120
30th Infantry Division 132
35th Infantry Division 143
36th Infantry Division 153
42d Infantry Division 162
44th Infantry Division 170
45th Infantry Division 178
63d Infantry Division 188
65th Infantry Division 196
66th Infantry Division 203
69th Infantry Division 210
70th Infantry Division 217
71st Infantry Division 224
75th Infantry Division 231
76th Infantry Division 240
78th Infantry Division 248
79th Infantry Division 257
80th Infantry Division 268
82d Airborne Division 278
83d Infantry Division 289
84th Infantry Division 301
86th Infantry Division 310
87th Infantry Division 317
89th Infantry Division 325
90th Infantry Division 331
94th Infantry Division 344
95th Infantry Division 351
97th Infantry Division 358
99th Infantry Division 365
100th Infantry Division 373
101st Airborne Division 381
102d Infantry Division 392
103d Infantry Division 401
104th Infantry Division 410
106th Infantry Division 418
 
2d Armored Division 425
3d Armored Division 435
4th Armored Division 448
5th Armored Division 460
6th Armored Division 469
7th Armored Division 480
8th Armored Division 490
9th Armored Division 498
10th Armored Division 506
11th Armored Division 514
12th Armored Division 521
13th Armored Division 531
14th Armored Division 537
16th Armored Division 546
20th Armored Division 552
French 2d Armored Division 557
   
Part II - General Information
A. Table - Organic Composition of Divisions, Infantry 558
B. Table - Organic Composition of Divisions, Armored 559
C. Table - Organic Composition of Divisions, Airborne 560
D. Table - Index to Organic Units By Branch and Number 561
E. Table - Organization and Strength -- Infantry Division 565
F. Table - Organization and Strength -- Armored Division 566
G. Table - Organization and Strength - Airborne Division 568
H. Table - Summary of Division Equipment 569
I. Table - Comparative Statistics, Chronology 571
J. Table - Comparative Statistics, Individual Awards 575
K. Table - Comparative Statisitcs, Casualties & Campaigns 577
L. Calendars - 1942, 1943, 1944 and 1945 579
M. Table of Geographical Sub-Divisions 583
N. Abbreviations 585