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US Army 1945 Divisions

[Nota Bene: This information, current as of October 1948, is reproduced from The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950, ]

Component Elements of the Infantry Divisions in World War II

The following table shows the number designations of the organic elements of the divisions in World War II.

Infantry division Infantry regiments Division artillery
Field artillery battalions
Special troops Recon-naisance troop Engineer battalion Medical battalion CIC detach-ment
Signal company Ordnance company Quarter-master Company
1
16
18
26
5
7
32
33
1
701
1
1
1
1
1
2
9
23
38
12
15
37
38
2
702
2
2
2
2
2
3
7
15
30
9
10
39
41
3
703
3
3
10
3
3
4
8
12
22
20
29
42
44
4
704
4
4
4
4
4
5
2
10
11
19
21
46
50
5
705
5
5
7
5
5
6
1
20
63
1
51
53
80
6
706
6
6
6
6
6
7
17
32
184
31
48
49
57
7
707
7
7
13
7
7
8
13
28
121
28
43
45
56
8
708
8
8
12
8
8
9
39
47
60
26
34
60
84
9
709
9
9
15
9
9
10
85
86
87
604
605
616
---
110
710
10
10
126
10
10
24
19
21
34
11
13
52
63
24
724
24
24
3
24
24
25
27
35
161
8
64
89
90
25
725
25
25
65
25
25
26
101
104
328
101
102
180
263
39
726
26
26
101
114
26
27
105
106
165
104
105
106
249
27
727
27
27
102
102
27
28
109
110
112
107
108
109
229
28
728
28
28
103
103
28
29
115
116
175
110
111
224
227
29
729
29
29
121
104
29
30
117-
119
120
113
118
197
230
30
730
30
30
105
105
30
31
124
155
167
114
116
117
149
31
731
31
31
106
106
31
32
126
127
128
120
121
126
129
32
732
32
32
114
107
32
33
123
130
136
122
123
124
210
33
733
33
33
108
108
33
34 .
133
135
168
125
151
175
185
34
734
34
34
109
109
34
35
134
137
320
127
161
216
219
36
735
35
35
60
110
35
36
141
142
143
131
132
133
155
36
736
36
36
111
111
36
37
129
145
148
6
135
136
140
37
737
37
37
117
112
37
38
149
151
152
138
139
150
163
38
738
38
38
113
113
38
40
108
160
185
143
164
213
222
40
740
40
40
115
115
40
41
162
163
186
146
167
205
218
41
741
41
41
116
116
41
42
222
232
242
232
292
402
542
42
742
42
42
142
122
42
43
103
169
172
103
152
169
192
43
743
43
43
118
118
43
44
71
114
324
156
157
217
220
44
744
44
44
63
119
44
45
157
179
180
158
160
171
189
46
700
45
45
120
120
45
63
253
254
255
718
861
862
863
563
763
63
63
263
363
63
65
259
260
261
720
867
868
869
565
765
65
65
265
365
65
66
262
263
264
721
870
871
872
566
766
66
66
266
366
66
69
271
272
273
724
879
880
881
569
769
69
69
269
369
69
70
274
275
276
725
882
883
884
570
770
70
70
270
370
70
71
5
14
66
564
607
608
609
571
771
251
71
271
371
71
75
289
290
291
730
897
898
899
575
775
75
75
275
375
75
76
304
385
417
302
355
364
901
76
776
76
76
301
301
76
77
305
306
307
304
305
306
902
77
777
77
77
302
302
77
78
309
310
311
307
308
309
903
78
778
78
78
303
303
78
79
313
314
315
310
311
312
904
79
779
79
79
304
304
79
80
317
318
319
313
314
315
905
80
780
80
80
305
305
80
81
321
322
323
316
317
318
906
81
781
81
81
306
306
81
83
329
330
331
322
323
324
908
83
783
83
83
308
308
83
84
333
334
335
325
326
327
909
84
784
84
84
309
309
84
85
337
338
339
328
329
403
910
85
785
85
85
310
310
85
86
341
342
343
331
332
404
911
86
786
86
86
311
311
86
87
345
346
347
334
335
336
912
87
787
87
87
312
312
87
88
349
350
351
337
338
339
913
88
788
88
88
313
313
88
89
353
354
355
340
341
563
914
89
789
405
89
314
314
89
90
357
358
359
343
344
345
915
90
790
90
90
315
315
90
91
361
362
363
346
347
348
916
91
791
91
91
316
316
91
92
365
370
371
597
598
599
600
92
792
92
92
317
317
92
93
25
368
369
593
594
595
596
93
793
93
93
318
318
93
94
301
302
376
301
356
390
919
94
794
94
94
319
319
94
95
377
378
379
358
359
360
920
95
795
95
95
320
320
95
96
381
382
383
361
362
363
921
96
796
96
96
321
321
96
97
303
386
387
303
365
389
922
97
797
97
97
322
322
97
98
389
390
391
367
368
399
923
98
798
98
98
323
323
98
99
393
394
395
370
371
372
924
99
799
99
99
324
324
99
100
397
398
399
373
374
375
925
100
800
100
100
325
325
100
102
405
406
407
379
380
381
927
102
802
102
102
327
327
102
103
409
410
411
382
383
384
928
103
803
103
103
328
328
103
104
413
414
415
385
386
387
929
104
804
104
104
329
329
104
106
422
423
424
589
590
591
592
106
806
106
106
81
331
106
Americal
132
164
182
245
246
247
221
26
721
125
21
57
121
182

Component Elements of the Armored Divisions in World War II

Armored division Armored infantry battalions Tank battalions Division artillery
Armored field artillery battalions
Cavalry recon-naisance squadron Armored engineer battalion Armored medical battalion Armored ordnance battalion Armored signal company Combat com-mand CIC detach-ment
1 6 11 14 1 4 13 27 68 91
81
16
47
123
141
A-B-R
501
2 *41 *63 *67 -- -- -- 14 78 92
82
17
48
2
142
A-B-R
502
3 *32 *33 *36 -- -- -- 54 67 391
83
23
45
3
143
A-B-R
503
4 10 51 53 8 35 37 22 66 94
25
24
4
126
144
A-B-R
504
5 15 46 47 10 34 81 47 71 95
85
22
75
127
145
A-B-R
505
6 9 44 50 15 68 69 128 212 231
86
25
76
128
146
A-B-R
506
7 23 38 48 17 31 40 434 440 489
87
33
77
129
147
A-B-R
507
8 7 49 58 18 36 80 398 399 405
88
53
78
130
148
A-B-R
508
9 27 52 60 2 14 19 3 16 73
89
9
2
131
149
A-B-R
509
10 20 54 61 3 11 21 419 420 423
90
55
80
132
150
A-B-R
510
11 21 55 63 22 41 42 490 491 492
41
56
81
133
151
A-B-R
511
12 17 56 66 23 43 714 493 494 495
92
119
82
134
152
A-B-R
512
13 16 59 67 24 45 46 496 497 498
93
124
83
135
153
A-B-R
513
14 19 62 68 25 47 48 499 500 501
94
125
84
136
154
A-B-R
514
16 18 64 69 5 16 26 393 396 397
23
216
216
137
156
A-B-R
516
20 8 65 70 9 20 27 412 413 414
30
220
220
138
160
A-B-R
520

*These units were armored regiments during World War II since the 2d and 3d Armored Divisions were not reorganized, as were the others, on 15 Sept. 1943.


Component Elements of the Airborne Divisions in World War II

The first and second lines for each division show the organization prior to 1 March 1945, and the third and fourth lines show the composition after that date. All units omitted in the third and fourth lines were inactivated or disbanded on 1 March and all additional units listed were activated or assigned on that date.

Division Glider infantry regiment Parachute infantry regiment Glider field artillery battalion Parachute field artillery battalion Airborne anti-aircraft battalion Parachute mainte-nance company Special troops 1 Airborne engineer battalion Airborne medical company
Airborne signal company Airborne ordnance company Airborne quarter-master company
11
187
88
188
511
472
675
457
674
152
11
511
711
408
127
221
11
187
188
511
472
675
457
674
152
11
511
711
408
127
221
13
88
326
515
676
677
458
153
13
513
713
409
129
222
13
326
515
517
676
677
458
460
153
13
513
713
409
129
222
17
193
194
513
680
681
466
155
17
517
717
411
139
224
17
193
194
507
513
680
681
464
466
155
17
517
717
411
139
224
82
325
504
505
319
320
376
456
80
---
82
782
407
307
307
82
325
504
505
319
320
376
456
80
82
82
782
407
307
307
101
327
401
502
321
907
377
81
---
101
801
426
326
326
101
327
502
506
321
907
377
463
81
101
101
801
426
326
326

1. Headquarters Special Troops activated 1 Mar. 1945. Units were previously directly under division.


Component Elements of the 1st Cavalry Division, World War II

Cavalry divisions 1st cavalry brigade 2d cavalry brigade Field artillery battalions Medical squadron Signal troop Engineer squadron Quartermaster squadron Ordnance company Recon troop Light tank company CIC detachment
1
5
12
7
8
61
82
99
271
1
1
8
16
27
302
603
801



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