US Army Divisions in World War II

90th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:90th
Type:Infantry
Nickname:Tough ‘Ombres
Source:Organized Reserves
Theater: European
Casualties:19,200
Days of Combat:308
Activation Date:25 Mar 42
Date Sent Overseas:4 Apr 44 (England)
Date Entered Combat:9 Jun 44 (Normandy)
Status June 1946:inactivated 27 Dec 45
Other Wars:WW I
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Henry Terrell, Jr.    (Mar 42 - Jan 44)
Brig. Gen. Jay W. MacKelvie    (Jan 44 - Jul 44)
Maj. Gen. Eugene M. Landrum    (Jul 44 - Aug 44)
Maj. Gen. Raymond S. McLain    (Aug 44 - Oct 44)
Maj. Gen. James A. Van Fleet    (Oct 44 - Feb 45)
Maj. Gen. Lowell W. Rooks    (Feb 45 - Mar 45)
Maj. Gen. Herbert L. Earnest    (Mar 45 - Nov 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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