American 2nd Armored Division

American 2nd Armored Division

American 2nd Armored Division


Date City Region Country
June 9, 1944 St-Laurent-sur-Mer Calvados France
July 2, 1944 St-Paul-du-Vernay Calvados France
July 24, 1944 Le Dezert Manche France
July 25, 1944 Pont-H├ębert Manche France
July 26, 1944 Notre-Dame-de-Cenilly Manche France
Aug. 3, 1944 Percy Manche France
Aug. 4, 1944 Courson Manche France
Aug. 7, 1944 Le Teilleul Manche France
Aug. 10, 1944 Barenton Manche France
Aug. 18, 1944 Sees Orne France
Aug. 19, 1944 Longny-au-Perche Orne France
Aug. 20, 1944 Brezolles Eure-et-Loire France
Aug. 25, 1944 Le Neubourg Eure France
Aug. 27, 1944 Mantes-Gassicourt Eure France
Aug. 30, 1944 Magny-en-Vexin Seinte-et-Oise France
Aug. 31, 1944 Beauvais Oise France
Sept. 1, 1944 Peronne Somme France
Sept. 2, 1944 Rumes Hainaut Belgium
Sept. 6, 1944 Archennes Brabant Belgium
Sept. 8, 1944 Louvain Brabant Belgium
Sept. 9, 1944 Hasselt Limbourg Belgium
Sept. 16, 1944 Maastricht Limburg Netherlands
Sept. 18, 1944 Schimmert Limburg Netherlands
Sept. 19, 1944 Oirsbeek Limburg Netherlands
Oct. 4, 1944 Nieuwenhagen Limburg Netherlands
Oct. 9, 1944 Grotenrath Rhineland Germany
Oct. 11, 1944 Waubach Limburg Netherlands
Nov. 11, 1944 Palenberg Rhineland Germany
Nov. 17, 1944 Ubach Rhineland Germany
Nov. 24, 1944 Baesweiler Rhineland Germany
Dec. 22, 1944 Havelange Namur Belgium
Dec. 25, 1944 Mohiville Namur Namur
Dec. 28, 1944 Leignon Namur Belgium
Dec. 29, 1944 Mohiville Namur Belgium
Jan. 2, 1945 Weris Luxembourg Belgium
Jan. 7, 1945 Fisenne Luxembourg Belgium
Jan. 11, 1945 Erpigny Luxembourg Belgium
Jan. 13, 1945 Odeigne Luxembourg Belgium
Jan. 20, 1945 Florze Liege Belgium
Feb. 3, 1945 Gulpen Limburg Netherlands
Feb. 24, 1945 Aachen Rhineland Germany
Feb. 27, 1945 Mersch Rhineland Germany
Feb. 28, 1945 Garzweiler Rhineland Germany
March 1, 1945 Glehn Rhineland Germany
March 3, 1945 Krefeld Rhineland Germany
March 14, 1945 Schiefbahn Rhineland Germany
March 28, 1945 Bruckhausen Westphalia Germany
March 29, 1945 Altschermbeck Westphalia Germany
March 30, 1945 Hullern Westphalia Germany
March 31, 1945 Walstedde Westphalia Germany
April 1, 1945 Stromberg Westphalia Germany
April 2, 1945 Schloss Holte Westphalia Germany
April 4, 1945 Lemgo Westphalia Germany
April 5, 1945 Schwobber Hannover Germany
April 7, 1945 Elze Hannover Germany
April 10, 1945 Soder Hannover Germany
April 11, 1945 Hornburg Hannover Germany
April 12, 1945 Klein Wanzleben Hannover Germany
April 13, 1945 Gross Ottersleben Hannover Germany
April 21, 1945 Wolfenbuttel Hannover Germany

Chief of Staff:

Nov. 24, 1943: Col. Redding F Perry
March 18, 1944: Col. Charles D Pamer
Sept. 29, 1944: Col. Clayton J Mansfield
Dec. 30, 1944: Col. Gustavus W West

CC B Commander:

Nov. 24, 1943: Col. Isaac D White
May 28, 1944: Brig. Gen. Isaac D White
Jan. 19, 1945: Col. Sidney R Hinds
March 21, 1945: Brig. Gen. Sidney R Hinds

CC A Commander:

Nov. 24, 1943: Brig. Gen. Maurice Rose
Aug. 4, 1944: Col. John H Collier
Nov. 12, 1944: Brig. Gen. John H Collier

Adjutant General:

Nov. 24, 1943: Lt. Col. Robert H Shell
March 19, 1945: Major Clem G Hailey
April 7, 1945: Major Robert F Smith

Commanding General:

Nov. 24, 1943: Maj. Gen. Hugh J Gaffey
March 18, 1944: Maj. Gen. Edward H Brooks
Sept. 12, 1944: Maj. Gen. Ernest N Harmon
Jan. 18, 1945: Brig. Gen. Isaac D White
March 23, 1945: Maj. Gen. Isaac D White

Artillery Commander:

Nov. 24, 1943: Col. Thomas A Roberts Jr
Aug. 5, 1944: Lt. Col. Carl I Hutton
Nov. 2, 1944: Col. Carl I Hutton

Assistant Chief of Staff G-3:

Nov. 24, 1943: Major Lindsay C Herkness Jr
Dec. 27, 1943: Lt. Col. Russell W Jenna
Jan. 23, 1945: Lt. Col. Briard P Johnson
April 24, 1945: Lt. Col. Jasper J Wilson

Assistant Chief of Staff G-1:

Nov. 24, 1943: Lt. Col. Harold M Forde
Oct. 7, 1944: Major Calvin S Hannum
Jan. 10, 1945: Lt. Col. Calvin S Hannum

Assistant Chief of Staff G-5:

Feb. 19, 1944: Major Marcel FJ Brunow
July 15, 1944: Lt. Col. Marcel FJ Brunow
Dec. 11, 1944: Major Byron L Connell
Dec. 26, 1944: Lt. Col. Marcel FJ Brunow

Assistant Chief of Staff G-4:

Feb. 19, 1944: Lt. Col. Charles C Peterson
Dec. 15, 1944: Lt. Col. Lewis M Flint

Assistant Chief of Staff G-2:

April 27, 1944: Lt. Col. Jesse M Hawkins Jr
Sept. 9, 1944: Maj. Gen. Eugene A Trahan
Dec. 16, 1944: Lt. Col. Eugene A Trahan

Killed: 1102
Missing: 253
Wounded: 5331
Captured: 65
Activated: 07/15/1940
Air Medal: 342
PWs Taken: 76963
Arrived ETO: 11/24/1943
Bronze Star: 5331
Silver Star: 1954
Soldiers Medal: 131
Legion of Merit: 13
Total Casualties: 13867
Arrived Continent: 06/09/1944
Battle Casualties: 6751
Non-Battle Casualties: 7116
Percent of T/O Strength: 95.9
Distinguished Service Cross: 21
Entered Combat (Entire Division): 06/13/1944