American 83rd Infantry Division

American 83rd Infantry Division

American 83rd Infantry Division


Date City Region Country
June 16, 1944 Stonehenge England
June 17, 1944 Southampton Hampshire England
June 25, 1944 Omaha Beach Calvados France
June 26, 1944 Bricqueville Manche France
June 28, 1944 Carentan Manche France
July 5, 1944 Carentan Manche France
July 28, 1944 Feugeres Manche France
July 29, 1944 Feugeres Manche France
Aug. 3, 1944 Pontorson Manche France
Aug. 4, 1944 Pontorson Manche France
Aug. 5, 1944 Chateau Goulion Ille & Vilaine France
Aug. 7, 1944 Chateauneuf Ille & Vilaine France
Aug. 10, 1944 Dinan Ille & Vilaine France
Aug. 25, 1944 Chateaubriant Loire Infre France
Sept. 15, 1944 Vendome Loire et Cher France
Sept. 20, 1944 Orleans Loiret France
Sept. 24, 1944 Luxembourg Luxembourg
Nov. 9, 1944 Mondorff Luxembourg
Nov. 12, 1944 Luxembourg Luxembourg
Dec. 6, 1944 Krewinkel Rhineland Germany
Dec. 26, 1944 Eilendorf Rhineland Germany
Dec. 27, 1944 Nettine Luxembourg Belgium
Dec. 31, 1944 Barvaux Luxembourg Belgium
Jan. 1, 1945 Izier Luxembourg Belgium
Jan. 8, 1945 Jevigne Luxembourg Belgium
Jan. 15, 1945 Ottre Luxembourg Belgium
Jan. 21, 1945 Hamoir Luxembourg Belgium
Feb. 6, 1945 Dalhem Liege Belgium
Feb. 22, 1945 Schaufenberg Rhineland Germany
Feb. 28, 1945 Hasselsweiler Rhineland Germany
March 1, 1945 Aldenhoven Rhineland Germany
March 2, 1945 Buttgen Rhineland Germany
March 21, 1945 Echt Limburg Netherlands
March 28, 1945 Schiefbahn Westphalia Germany
March 29, 1945 Hunxe Westphalia Germany
March 30, 1945 Stockweise Westphalia Germany
March 31, 1945 Ludinghausen Westphalia Germany
April 1, 1945 Beckum Westphalia Germany
April 3, 1945 Delbruck Westphalia Germany
April 4, 1945 Bad Lippspringe Westphalia Germany
April 5, 1945 Steinheim Westphalia Germany
April 7, 1945 Rischenau Westphalia Germany
April 8, 1945 Escherhausen Westphalia Germany
April 10, 1945 Langelsheim Westphalia Germany
April 11, 1945 Heudeber Westphalia Germany
April 12, 1945 Cochstedt Westphalia Germany
April 13, 1945 Calbe Magdeburg Germany
May 7, 1945 Wernigerode Magdeburg Germany

Adjutant General:

April 1, 1944: Lt. Col. Robert G Harrell
May 8, 1945: Major Norman P Cowden

Commanding Officer 331st Inf:

April 19, 1944: Col. Martin D Barndollar Jr
July 4, 1944: Lt. Col. William E Long
July 7, 1944: Col. John C Whitcomb
July 10, 1944: Col. James D Bender
July 11, 1944: Col. Robert T Foster
July 13, 1944: Col. Robert H York
Dec. 21, 1944: Lt. Col. William E Long
Dec. 22, 1944: Lt. Col. Russell F Walthour
Jan. 20, 1945: Col. Robert H York
May 2, 1945: Lt. Col. Henry Nielsen

Assistant Division Commander:

April 19, 1944: Col. Claude B Ferenbaugh
May 27, 1944: Brig. Gen. Claude B Ferenbaugh

Commanding Officer 330th Inf:

April 19, 1944: Col. Ernese L McLendon
July 13, 1944: Col. Robert T Foster
Dec. 12, 1944: Lt. Col. Russell F Walthour
Dec. 22, 1944: Col. Robert T Foster

Artillery Commander:

April 19, 1944: Brig. Gen. Robert M Montague

Chief of Staff:

April 19, 1944: Col. Samuel V Krauthoff
Feb. 1, 1945: Lt. Col. Shelly G Hughes
Feb. 6, 1945: Col. Conrad L Boyle
Feb. 10, 1945: Col. Conrad L Boyle

Commanding Officer 329th Inf:

April 19, 1944: Col. Edwin B Crabill

Commanding General:

April 19, 1944: Brig. Gen. Robert C Macon
June 1, 1944: Maj. Gen. Robert C Macon

Assistant Chief of Staff G-1:

April 19, 1944: Major Alan FS Mackenzie
June 15, 1944: Lt. Col. Alan FS Mackenzie
May 8, 1945: Lt. Col. Robert G Harrell

Assistant Chief of Staff G-4:

April 19, 1944: Lt. Col. Shelly G Hughes

Assistant Chief of Staff G-2:

April 19, 1944: Lt. Col. Jules H Deshotels Jr

Assistant Chief of Staff G-3:

April 19, 1944: Major Robert T Hering
June 15, 1944: Lt. Col. Robert T Hering
July 9, 1944: Col. Conrad L Boyle
Feb. 10, 1945: Lt. Col. Robert W Duke

Assistant Chief of Staff G-5:

May 15, 1944: Major James C Hanrahan
Dec. 1, 1944: Lt. Col. James C Hanrahan

Killed: 2735
Missing: 547
Wounded: 11678
Captured: 288
Activated: 08/15/1942
Air Medal: 107
Arrived ETO: 04/19/1944
Bronze Star: 5078
Silver Star: 653
Days in Combat: 244
Soldiers Medal: 24
Legion of Merit: 1
Total Casualties: 23980
Arrived Continent: 06/19/1944
Battle Casualties: 15248
Non-Battle Casualties: 8732
Percent of T/O Strength: 170.2
Distinguished Service Cross: 3
Entered Combat (Entire Division): 06/27/1944