American 5th Armored Division

American 5th Armored Division

American 5th Armored Division


Date City Region Country
July 23, 1944 Southampton Hampshire England
July 24, 1944 Utah Beach Manche France
July 25, 1944 St-Sauveur Manche France
Aug. 2, 1944 Feuillie Manche France
Aug. 3, 1944 Ganerie Manche France
Aug. 4, 1944 La Bogerie Manche France
Aug. 5, 1944 Fougeres Ille-et-Vilaine France
Aug. 7, 1944 Houssay Mayenne France
Aug. 9, 1944 Le Mans Sarthe France
Aug. 10, 1944 Courcement Sarthe France
Aug. 11, 1944 Sure Orne France
Aug. 12, 1944 Sees Orne France
Aug. 15, 1944 La Houdiere Eure-et-Loir France
Aug. 16, 1944 Marville Moutier Brule Eure-et-Loir France
Aug. 18, 1944 Les Boseus Eure-et-Loir France
Aug. 19, 1944 Cravent Seine-et-Oise France
Aug. 24, 1944 Champenard Eure France
Aug. 25, 1944 Boinville Seine-et-Oise France
Aug. 30, 1944 Pacy-sur-Eure Eure France
Sept. 2, 1944 Noyon Oise France
Sept. 3, 1944 Maing Nord France
Sept. 4, 1944 Wasigny Ardennes France
Sept. 5, 1944 Montigny-sur-Vence Ardennes France
Sept. 6, 1944 Noyers Ardennes France
Sept. 8, 1944 La Moncelle Ardennes France
Sept. 10, 1944 Bascharage Moselle France
Sept. 12, 1944 Fels Luxembourg
Sept. 18, 1944 Mastroff Luxembourg
Sept. 22, 1944 Fels Luxembourg
Oct. 5, 1944 Faymonville Liege Belgium
Oct. 17, 1944 Bambusch Liege Belgium
Nov. 4, 1944 Neudorf Luxembourg
Dec. 1, 1944 Welkenraedt Li├Ęge Belgium
Dec. 24, 1944 Eupen Liege Belgium
Jan. 28, 1945 Moresnet Liege Belgium
Feb. 5, 1945 Hoensbroek Limburg Netherlands
Feb. 26, 1945 Ubach Rhineland Germany
Feb. 27, 1945 Hottorf Rhineland Germany
March 4, 1945 Kempen Rhineland Germany
March 10, 1945 Neersen Rhineland Germany
March 31, 1945 Stockum Westphalia Germany
April 1, 1945 Nattuln Westphalia Germany
April 2, 1945 Everswinkel Westphalia Germany
April 3, 1945 Herford Westphalia Germany
April 7, 1945 Bad Oeynhausen Westphalia Germany
April 11, 1945 Lessien Hannover Germany
April 12, 1945 Brunau Magdeburg Germany
April 21, 1945 Salzwedel Magdeburg Germany

Assistant Chief of Staff G-5:

Feb. 20, 1944: Major Alfred E Baldrige
May 18, 1944: Major John W Sampier

Artillery Commander:

Feb. 23, 1944: Col. Roy L Dalferes
April 18, 1944: Col. Douglas J Page

Chief of Staff:

Feb. 23, 1944: Col. Edward G Farrand

Assistant Chief of Staff G-1:

Feb. 23, 1944: Lt. Col. Francis W Marks

Assistant Chief of Staff G-2:

Feb. 23, 1944: Lt. Col. L P MacFarland

Assistant Chief of Staff G-3:

Feb. 23, 1944: Lt. Col. F B Butler Jr

Assistant Chief of Staff G-4:

Feb. 23, 1944: Lt. Col. H R Entrekin

CC R Commander:

Feb. 23, 1944: Col. Glen H Anderson

CC A Commander:

Feb. 23, 1944: Brig. Gen. Eugene A Regnier

CC B Commander:

Feb. 23, 1944: Col. John T Cole

Commanding General:

Feb. 23, 1944: Maj. Gen. Lunsford E Oliver

Adjutant General:

Feb. 23, 1944: Major Charles C De Vault
July 1, 1944: Lt. Col. Charles C De Vault

Killed: 547
Missing: 177
Wounded: 2768
Captured: 62
Activated: 10/10/1941
Air Medal: 54
Arrived ETO: 02/23/1944
Bronze Star: 2142
Silver Star: 312
Days in Combat: 161
Soldiers Medal: 10
Legion of Merit: 6
Total Casualties: 7146
Arrived Continent: 07/25/1944
Battle Casualties: 3554
Non-Battle Casualties: 3592
Percent of T/O Strength: 67
Distinguished Service Cross: 18
Entered Combat (Entire Division): 08/02/1944
Total Units: 362
Total Locations: 6909
Total Commanders: 1863