US Army Divisions in World War II

96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:96th
Type:Infantry
Nickname:Deadeye
Source:Organized Reserves
Theater: Pacific
Casualties:8,812
Days of Combat:200
Activation Date:15 Aug 42
Date Sent Overseas:28 Jul 44 (Hawaii)
Date Entered Combat:20 Oct 44 (Leyte)
Status June 1946:inactivated 3 Feb 46
Other Wars:WW I
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. James L. Bradley    (Aug 42 - inactivation)
 
Campaign(s): Leyte    (17 Oct 44 - 1 Jul 45)
Southern Philippines    (27 Feb 45 - 4 Jul 45)
Ryukyus    (26 Mar 45 - 2 Jul 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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