US Army Divisions in World War II

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

Name:4th
Type:Infantry
Nickname:Ivy
Source:Regular Army
Theater: European
Casualties:22,660
Days of Combat:299
Activation Date:01 Jun 40
Date Sent Overseas:26 Jan 44 (England)
Date Entered Combat:6 Jun 44 (D-Day)
Status June 1946:inactivated 12 Mar 46
Other Wars:WW I, Vietnam, Iraq
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Walter E. Prosser    (Jun 40 - Oct 40)
Maj. Gen. Lloyd R. Fredendall    (Oct 40 - Jul 41)
Maj. Gen. Oscar W. Griswold    (Aug 41 - Sep 41)
Maj. Gen. Harold R. Bull    (Oct 41 - Nov 41)
Maj. Gen. Terry de la Mesa Allen    (Dec 41 - Dec 41)
Maj. Gen. Fred C. Wallace    (Jan 42 - Jun 42)
Maj. Gen. Raymond 0. Barton    (Jul 42 - Dec 44)
Maj. Gen. Harold W. Blakeley    (Dec 44 - Oct 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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