American 45th Infantry Division

American 45th Infantry Division

American 45th Infantry Division


Date City Region Country
Aug. 15, 1944 Ste-Maxime-sur-Mer Var France
Aug. 17, 1944 Vidauban Var France
Aug. 18, 1944 Salernes Var France
Aug. 19, 1944 Fox Amphoux Var France
Aug. 20, 1944 Espairon Var France
Aug. 21, 1944 Mirabeau Vaucluse France
Aug. 23, 1944 Asperes Gard France
Aug. 28, 1944 Vif Isere France
Aug. 29, 1944 Voiron Isere France
Aug. 31, 1944 Lancin Isere France
Sept. 1, 1944 Lagnieu Ain France
Sept. 4, 1944 Bourg Ain France
Sept. 5, 1944 Lons Le Saunier Jura France
Sept. 6, 1944 Ornans Doubs France
Sept. 7, 1944 Aissey Doubs France
Sept. 10, 1944 Baume Jura France
Sept. 11, 1944 Romain Doubs France
Sept. 13, 1944 Cubry Doubs France
Sept. 20, 1944 Bains-les-Bains Vosges France
Sept. 24, 1944 Epinal Vosges France
Sept. 25, 1944 Epinal Vosges France
Oct. 4, 1944 Girecourt Vosges France
Oct. 25, 1944 Fremifontanie Vosges France
Nov. 1, 1944 Rambervillers Vosges France
Nov. 9, 1944 Bains-les-Bains Vosges France
Nov. 23, 1944 Baccarat Meurthe-et-Moselle France
Nov. 24, 1944 Sarrebourg Moselle France
Nov. 25, 1944 Gugenheim Bas-Rhin France
Nov. 26, 1944 Hochfelden Bas-Rhin France
Nov. 29, 1944 Bouxwiller Bas-Rhin France
Dec. 11, 1944 Reichshofen Bas-Rhin France
Dec. 14, 1944 Langensulzbach Bas-Rhin France
Jan. 6, 1945 Ingwiller Bas-Rhin France
Jan. 22, 1945 La Petite Pierre Moselle France
Feb. 20, 1945 Luneville Meurthe-et-Moselle France
March 15, 1945 Sarreguemines Moselle France
March 17, 1945 Breitfurt Rhineland Germany
March 21, 1945 Homburg Rhineland Germany
March 22, 1945 Grunstadt Rhineland Germany
March 27, 1945 Zwingenberg Hessen Germany
March 28, 1945 Gross Ostheim Hessen Germany
April 4, 1945 Mernes Nassau Germany
April 5, 1945 Bad Bruckenau Bavaria Germany
April 6, 1945 Gersfeld Bavaria Germany
April 12, 1945 Maroldsweisach Bavaria Germany
April 13, 1945 Hallstadt Bavaria Germany
April 15, 1945 Ebermannstadt Bavaria Germany
April 16, 1945 Lauf Bavaria Germany
April 22, 1945 Roth Bavaria Germany
April 23, 1945 Weissenburg Bavaria Germany
April 24, 1945 Langenaltheim Bavaria Germany
April 28, 1945 Schrobenhausen Bavaria Germany
April 29, 1945 Haimhausen Bavaria Germany
April 30, 1945 Feldmoching Bavaria Germany
May 1, 1945 Munchen Bavaria Germany

Commanding Officer 180th Infantry:

Aug. 15, 1944: Col. Robert L Dulaney
Jan. 6, 1945: Lt. Col. Everett W Duvall

Adjutant General:

Aug. 15, 1944: Lt. Col. Henry B Roach

Assistant Division Commander:

Aug. 15, 1944: Brig. Gen. Frederick D Butler
Dec. 22, 1944: Col. Paul D Adams
March 24, 1945: Brig. Gen. Paul D Adams

Assistant Chief of Staff G-5:

Aug. 15, 1944: Major Orwin W Campbell

Commanding General:

Aug. 15, 1944: Maj. Gen. William W Eagles
Dec. 3, 1944: Maj. Gen. Robert T Frederick

Artillery Commander:

Aug. 15, 1944: Brig. Gen. Henry JD Meyer

Chief of Staff:

Aug. 15, 1944: Col. George E Martin
Dec. 5, 1944: Col. Kenneth G Wickham

Assistant Chief of Staff G-4:

Aug. 15, 1944: Lt. Col. Walter Schlotzhauer

Assistant Chief of Staff G-1:

Aug. 15, 1944: Capt. Frank J Glasgow
Jan. 1, 1945: Major Frank J Glasgow

Assistant Chief of Staff G-3:

Aug. 15, 1944: Lt. Col. James A Reynolds
Dec. 25, 1944: Lt. Col. Emil P Eschenburg

Assistant Chief of Staff G-2:

Aug. 15, 1944: Lt. Col. Francis J Reichmann
Dec. 3, 1944: Major Leo V Bishop
March 5, 1945: Lt. Col. Francis J Reichmann
May 1, 1945: Major Leo V Bishop

Commanding Officer 157th Infantry:

Aug. 30, 1944: Lt. Col. Walter P O'Brien

Commanding Officer 179th Infantry:

Oct. 7, 1944: Lt. Col. Preston JC Murphy
Dec. 7, 1944: Col. Preston JC Murphy
April 16, 1945: Lt. Col. William P Grace

Killed: 1510
Missing: 1436
Wounded: 7246
Captured: 266
Inducted: 09/06/1940
Air Medal: 53
Arrived ETO: 08/15/1944
Bronze Star: 3314
Silver Star: 1230
Days in Combat: 230
Soldiers Medal: 36
Legion of Merit: 30
Total Casualties: 26449
Arrived Continent: 08/15/1944
Battle Casualties: 10458
Non-Battle Casualties: 15991
Percent of T/O Strength: 187.7
Distinguished Service Cross: 54
Entered Combat (Entire Division): 08/15/1944