US Army Divisions in World War II

66th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:66th
Type:Infantry
Nickname:Black Panther
Source:Army of the US
Theater: European
Casualties:1,452
Days of Combat:91
Activation Date:15 Apr 43
Date Sent Overseas:12 Dec 44 (England)
Date Entered Combat:1 Jan 45 (Northern France)
Status June 1946:inactivated 8 Nov 45
Other Wars:
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Herman F. Kramer    (Apr 43 - Aug 45)
Maj. Gen. Walter F. Lauer    (Aug 45 - inactivation)
 
Campaign(s): Northern France    (25 Jul 44 - 14 Sep 44)
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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