US Army Divisions in World War II

36th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:36th
Type:Infantry
Nickname:Texas
Source:National Guard
Theater: Mediterranean & European
Casualties:19,466
Days of Combat:400
Activation Date:25 Nov 40
Date Sent Overseas:13 Apr 43 (N. Africa)
Date Entered Combat:9 Sep 43 (Salerno)
Status June 1946:inactivated 15 Dec 45
Other Wars:WW I, Korea
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Claude V. Birkhead    (Nov 40 - Sep 41)
Maj. Gen. Fred L. Walker    (Sep 41 - Jun 44)
Maj. Gen. John E. Dablquist    (Jul 44 - Nov 1)
 
Campaign(s): Naples-Foggia    (9 Sep 43 - 21 Jan 44)
Rome-Arno    (22 Jan 44 - 9 Sep 44)
Southern France    (15 Aug 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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