US Army Divisions in World War II

2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Nickname:Indian Head
Source:Regular Army
Theater: European
Days of Combat:303
Activation Date:26 Oct 17
Date Sent Overseas:18 Oct 43 (UK)
Date Entered Combat:8 Jun 44 (Normandy)
Status June 1946:active Fort Lewis, Washington
Other Wars:WW I, Korea, Iraq
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. John C. H. Lee    (Nov 41 - May 42)
Maj. Gen. Walter M. Robertson    (May 42 - Jun 45)
Brig. Gen. W. K. Harrison    (Jun 45 - Sep 45)
Maj. Gen. Edward M. Almond    (Sep 45 - Jun 46)
Campaign(s): Normandy    (6 Jun 44 - 24 Jul 44)
Northern France    (25 Jul 44 - 14 Sep 44)
Rhineland    (15 Sep 44 - 21 Mar 45)
Ardennes-Alsace    (16 Dec 44 - 25 Jan 45)
Central Europe    (22 Mar 45 - 11 May 45)
Activation date is the date the division was activated or inducted into federal service (national guard units).
Casualties are number of killed, wounded in action, captured, and missing.
Other Wars are the wars in which the division was mobilized.
The dates after the campaign name are the dates of the campaign not of the division.

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