US Army Divisions in World War II

7th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Divisions of World War II

Name:7th
Type:Infantry
Nickname:Hourglass
Source:Regular Army
Theater: Pacific
Casualties:9,212
Days of Combat:208
Activation Date:01 Jul 40
Date Sent Overseas:11 May 43 (Alaska)
Date Entered Combat:11 May 43 (Attu)
Status June 1946:active Korea
Other Wars:WW I, Korea
Commanding General(s): Maj. Gen. Joseph Stillwell    (Jun 40 - Aug 41)
Maj. Gen. C. H. White    (Aug 41 - Oct 42)
Maj. Gen. Albert E. Brown    (Oct 42 - Apr 43)
Maj. Gen. Eugene Landrum    (May 43 - Jun 43)
Maj. Gen. A. V. Arnold    (Jul 43 - Sep 43)
Maj. Gen. Charles H. Corlett    (Sep 43 - Feb 44)
Maj. Gen. Archibald V. Arnold    (Feb 44 - Sep 45)
 
Campaign(s): Aleutian Islands    (3 Jun 42 - 24 Aug 43)
Eastern Mandates    (31 Jan 44 - 14 Jun 44)
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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