US Army Divisions in World War II

29th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:29th
Type:Infantry
Nickname:Blue and Gray
Source:National Guard
Theater: European
Casualties:20,620
Days of Combat:242
Activation Date:03 Feb 41
Date Sent Overseas:11 Oct 42 (Scot/Eng)
Date Entered Combat:6 Jun 44 (D-Day)
Status June 1946:inactivated 17 Jan 46
Other Wars:WW I
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Milton A. Reckord    (Feb 41 - Jan 42)
Maj. Gen. Leonard T. Gerow    (Feb 42 - Jul 43)
Maj. Gen. Charles H. Gerhardt    (Jul 43 - 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)
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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