US Army Divisions in World War II

30th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Nickname:Old Hickory
Source:National Guard
Theater: European
Days of Combat:282
Activation Date:16 Sep 40
Date Sent Overseas:23 Feb 44 (England)
Date Entered Combat:11 Jun 44 (Normandy)
Status June 1946:inactivated 25 Nov 45
Other Wars:WW I
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Henry D. Russell    (Sep 40 - Apr 42)
Maj. Gen. William H. Simpson    (May 42 - Jul 42)
Maj. Gen. Leland S. Hobbs    (Sep 42 - Sep 45)
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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