Division Chronology


Activated by Headquarters, Armored Force

Activation Ceremonies, Camp Chaffee, Ark.

Reorganized from "Heavy" to "Light" Division

Second Army Tennessee Maneuvers



28 Aug. 1942

15 Nov. 1942

20 Sept. 1943

17 Nov. 1943 - 10 Jan. 1944

 

Arrived new post at Camp Campbell, Ky.

Arrived Camp Shanks, N.Y. in preparation
for overseas movement

Boarded Ships for Transport Overseas

 


25 Jan. 1944

1-6 Oct. 1944


13 Oct. 1944

 
 

Arrived Marseilles, France (D+75)

Entered Combat:
First Elements (Maritime Alps)
Entire Division (Seventh Army)

29 Oct. 1944


14 Nov. 1944
20 Nov. 1944


 

First Entered Germany

Crossed Rhine River (vic. Worms)

Transferred to Third Army

Reached the Danube River

16 Dec. 1944

01 Apr. 1945

23 Apr. 1945

26 Apr. 1945


Crossed Inn River

Boarded Ship at Marseilles for Transport to U.S

Arrived Hampton Roads, Va.

Inactivated Camp Patrick Henry, Va.


02 May 1945

26 Aug. 1945

07 Sept. 1945

16 Sept. 1945