77th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Nickname:Statue of Liberty
Source:Organized Reserves
Theater: Pacific
Days of Combat:260
Activation Date:25 Mar 42
Date Sent Overseas:30 Mar 44 (Hawaii)
Date Entered Combat:21 Jul 44 (Guam)
Status June 1946:inactivated 15 Mar 46
Other Wars:WW I
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Robert L. Eichelberger    (Mar 42 - Jun 42)
Maj. Gen. Roscoe B. Woodruff    (Jun 42 - May 43)
Maj. Gen. Andrew D. Bruce    (May 43 - Feb 46)
Campaign(s): Western Pacific    (15 Jun 44 - 2 Sep 45)
Leyte    (17 Oct 44 - 1 Jul 45)
Southern Philippines    (27 Feb 45 - 4 Jul 45)
Ryukyus    (26 Mar 45 - 2 Jul 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.

Sources: The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States; , U.S. Government Printing Office. Army Battle Casualties and Nonbattle Deaths in World War II, Final Report, 1 December 1941 - 31 December 1946.

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