US Army Divisions in World War II

9th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:9th
Type:Infantry
Nickname:The Varsity
Source:Regular Army
Theater: Mediterranean & European
Casualties:23,277
Days of Combat:304
Activation Date:01 Aug 40
Date Sent Overseas:8 Nov 42 (North Africa)
Date Entered Combat:8 Nov 42 (North Africa)
Status June 1946:active Germany
Other Wars:Vietnam
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Jacob L. Devers    (Oct 40 - Jul 41)
Maj. Gen. Rene E. DeR. Hoyle    (Aug 41 - Jul 42)
Maj. Gen. Manton S. Eddy    (Aug 42 - Aug 44)
Maj. Gen. Louis A. Craig    (Aug 44 - May 45)
Brig. Gen. Jesse A. Ladd    (May 45 - Feb 46)
 
Campaign(s): Algeria-French Morocco    (8 Nov 42 - 11 Nov 42)
Tunisia    (17 Nov 42 - 13 May 43)
Sicily    (9 Jul - 17 Aug 43)
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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