US Army Divisions in World War II

4th Armored Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:4th
Type:Armored
Nickname:Breakthrough
Source:Regular Army
Theater: European
Casualties:6,212
Days of Combat:230
Activation Date:15 Apr 41
Date Sent Overseas:11 Jan 44 (England)
Date Entered Combat:17 Jul 44 (Normandy)
Status June 1946:active Reorganized as constabulary
Other Wars:
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. H. W. Baird    (Apr 41 - May 42)
Maj. Gen. J. S. Wood    (May 42 - Dec 44)
Maj. Gen. Hugh J. Gaffey    (Dec 44 - Mar 45)
Maj. Gen. W. M. Hoge    (Mar 45 - Jun 45)
Brig. Gen. B. L. Clarke    (Jun 45 - Jul 45)
Brig. Gen. W. Lyn Roberts    (Jul 45 - 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)
Notes:
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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