US Army Divisions in World War II

6th Armored Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:6th
Type:Armored
Nickname:Super 6th
Source:Army of the US
Theater: European
Casualties:4,670
Days of Combat:272
Activation Date:15 Feb 42
Date Sent Overseas:23 Feb 44 (England)
Date Entered Combat:28 Jul 44 (Normandy)
Status June 1946:inactivated 18 Sep 45
Other Wars:
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. William H. H. Morris, Jr.    (Feb 42 - May 43)
Maj. Gen. Robert W. Grow    (May 43 - Apr 45)
Brig. Gen. George W. Read Jr.    (Apr 45 - May 45)
Maj. Gen. Robert W. Grow    (Jun 45 - Jun 45)
Brig. Gen. George W. Read, Jr.    (Jul 45 - inactivation)
 
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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