American 6th Armored Division

American 6th Armored Division

American 6th Armored Division


Date City Region Country
July 15, 1944 Batsford Oxford England
July 19, 1944 Le-Mesnil-St-Martin Manche France
July 29, 1944 Coutances Manche France
July 30, 1944 Brehal Manche France
July 31, 1944 Avranches Manche France
Aug. 2, 1944 St-Domineu Ille-et-Vilaine France
Aug. 3, 1944 Merdrignac Cotes-du-Nord France
Aug. 4, 1944 No set up Finistere France
Aug. 5, 1944 Huelgoat Finistere France
Aug. 7, 1944 Plabennec Finistere France
Aug. 9, 1944 Plouvien Finistere France
Aug. 14, 1944 Plouay Morbihan France
Sept. 5, 1944 Plouay Morbihan France
Sept. 16, 1944 Chateaubriant Loire-Inferieure France
Sept. 17, 1944 Lorris Loiret France
Sept. 19, 1944 Colombey-les-Belles Meurthe-et-Moselle France
Sept. 22, 1944 Gremecy Wood Moselle France
Sept. 26, 1944 Saulxures Meurthe-et-Moselle France
Nov. 8, 1944 Pont-a-Mousson Meurthe-et-Moselle France
Nov. 10, 1944 Nomeny Meurthe-et-Moselle France
Nov. 11, 1944 Luppy Moselle France
Nov. 16, 1944 Brulange Moselle France
Nov. 24, 1944 Landroff Moselle France
Dec. 5, 1944 Farschviller Moselle France
Dec. 19, 1944 Ober Homburg Moselle France
Dec. 24, 1944 Metz Moselle France
Dec. 26, 1944 Udingen Luxembourg
Dec. 29, 1944 Habay La Neuve Luxembourg Belgium
Dec. 31, 1944 Nives Liege Belgium
Jan. 11, 1945 Assenois Liege Belgium
Jan. 21, 1945 Troine Luxembourg
Jan. 27, 1945 Boevange Luxembourg
Feb. 11, 1945 Clervaux Luxembourg
Feb. 23, 1945 Dasburg Rhineland Germany
Feb. 26, 1945 Arzfeld Rhineland Germany
March 10, 1945 Vic-sur-Seille Moselle France
March 18, 1945 Ormingen Bas-Rhin France
March 20, 1945 Zweibrucken Rhineland Germany
March 21, 1945 Ebertsheim Rhineland Germany
March 25, 1945 Gross Gerau Hessen Germany
March 26, 1945 Morfelden Hessen Germany
March 27, 1945 Neu Isenberg Nassau Germany
March 28, 1945 Hochstadt Nassau Germany
March 29, 1945 Steinbach Hessen Germany
April 2, 1945 Friemen Kurhessen Germany
April 3, 1945 Eschwege Kurhessen Germany
April 5, 1945 Muhlhausen Thuringia Germany
April 9, 1945 Langensalza Thuringia Germany
April 11, 1945 Bad Sulza Thuringia Germany
April 12, 1945 Osterfeld Halle-Merseburg Germany
April 14, 1945 Zeitz Halle-Merseburg Germany

CC A Commander:

Feb. 22, 1944: Brig. Gen. Fen James Taylor
Aug. 30, 1944: Col. Harry F Hanson
Nov. 8, 1944: Col. John L Hines Jr
March 25, 1945: Col. Albert E Harris

Assistant Chief of Staff G-1:

Feb. 22, 1944: Lt. Col. LtJames S Moncrief Jr

Assistant Chief of Staff G-2:

Feb. 22, 1944: Major Ernest W Mitchell Jr
May 1, 1945: Lt. Col. Ernest W Mitchell Jr

CC B Commander:

Feb. 22, 1944: Col. George W Read Jr
Feb. 24, 1945: Col. Harry F Manson
April 18, 1945: Lt. Col. Embry D Lagrew

Assistant Chief of Staff G-3:

Feb. 22, 1944: Lt. Col. Michael J Galvin

Assistant Chief of Staff G-4:

Feb. 22, 1944: Lt. Col. James C Boggs

Commanding General:

Feb. 22, 1944: Maj. Gen. Robert W Grow
April 30, 1945: Brig. Gen. George W Read Jr

Adjutant General:

Feb. 22, 1944: Major George W Moore Jr
May 1, 1944: Lt. Col. George W Moore Jr

CC R Commander:

Feb. 22, 1944: Col. Harry F Hanson
Aug. 30, 1944: Lt. Col. Albert E Harris
Jan. 27, 1945: Col. Albert E Harris
March 25, 1945: Lt. Col. Embry D Lagrew
April 18, 1945: Lt. Col. Ralph H McKee

Artillery Commander:

Feb. 22, 1944: Col. Lowell M Riley
July 16, 1944: Lt. Col. William R Jesse
Sept. 14, 1944: Col. Lowell M Riley

Chief of Staff:

Feb. 22, 1944: Col. Glen C McBride

Assistant Chief of Staff G-5:

May 12, 1944: Major Walter C Bowman
July 27, 1944: Capt. Royce S Weisenberger
Nov. 1, 1944: Major Royce S Weisenberger

Assistant Division Commander:

Feb. 24, 1945: Brig. Gen. George W Read Jr

Killed: 1169
Missing: 152
Wounded: 4198
Captured: 7
Activated: 02/15/1942
Air Medal: 79
Arrived ETO: 02/25/1944
Bronze Star: 5213
Silver Star: 1400
Days in Combat: 226
Soldiers Medal: 31
Legion of Merit: 21
Total Casualties: 12816
Arrived Continent: 07/18/1944
Battle Casualties: 5526
Non-Battle Casualties: 7290
Percent of T/O Strength: 120.1
Distinguished Service Cross: 20
Entered Combat (First Elements): 07/27/1944
Entered Combat (Entire Division): 07/28/1944