Accession Number : ADA590011


Title :   Order of Battle of the United States Army World War II


Corporate Author : EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS PARIS (FRANCE) OFFICE OF THE THEATER HISTORIAN


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a590011.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1945


Pagination or Media Count : 614


Abstract : Order of Battle of the United States Army, World War II, European Theater of Operations Divisions was prepared in the Office of the Theater Historian, Headquarters, United States Forces European Theater, to make available an accurate digest of important facts concerning the sixty-one (6l) divisions assigned to the European Theater. Presented in this volume are command and staff rosters, composition of divisions, attachments and detachments, assignments and attachments to higher units, command post locations and pertinent statistics. With the exception of the lists of attachments and detachments, which cover only the period of combat, the material presented for each division dates from its arrival in the European Theater to the end of hostilities on 9 May 1945. For units arriving from the North African Theater, the record begins on 15 Aug 1944, the date of the Invasion of Southern France. Units which arrived in the European Theater after 9 May 1945 are not dealt with In this volume.


Descriptors :   *DIVISION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS , *EUROPE , *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , *SECOND WORLD WAR , *THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS , ACCURACY , ARMY , HISTORY , NORTH AFRICA , STATISTICS , UNITED STATES


Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE