US Army Divisions in World War II

32nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:32nd
Type:Infantry
Nickname:Red Arrow
Source:National Guard
Theater: Pacific
Casualties:7,268
Days of Combat:654
Activation Date:15 Oct 40
Date Sent Overseas:14 May 42 (Australia)
Date Entered Combat:16 Sep 42 (Port Moresby)
Status June 1946:inactivated 28 Feb 46
Other Wars:WW I
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Irving Fish    (Oct 40 - Mar 42)
Maj. Gen. Edwin F. Harding    (Mar 42 - Jan 43)
Maj. Gen. William H. Gill    (Feb 43 - inactivation)
 
Campaign(s): Papua    (23 Jul 42 - 23 Jan 43)
New Guinea    (24 Jan 43 - 31 Dec 44)
Leyte    (17 Oct 44 - 1 Jul 45)
Luzon    (15 Dec 44 - 4 Jul 45)
Southern Philippines    (27 Feb 45 - 4 Jul 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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