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American ground forces – Battle of Normandy

American ground forces in Normandy

History and battle orders of the American ground forces during the Battle of Normandy from June to August 1944.

Infantry

DIVISION

COMMANDER

BATTLE ORDER

General Walter M. Robertson

5th Infantry Division

Major General Stafford L. Irwin

8th Infantry Division

Major General William C. McMahon

Battle order

9th Infantry Division

Major General  Manton S. Eddy

Battle order

28th Infantry Division

Maj. Gen. Brown – Wharton – Cota

Battle order

29th Infantry Division

Major General Charles H. Gerhardt

Battle order

30th Infantry Division

Major General Paul W. Baade

Battle order

35th Infantry Division

Major General  Leland S. Hobbs

Battle order

79th Infantry Division

Major General Ira T. Wyche

Battle order

80th Infantry Division

Major General Horace L. McBride

Battle order

83rd Infantry Division

Major General Robert C. Macon

Battle order

90th Infantry Division

Brig. Gen. MacKelvie – Landrum

Battle order

Provisional Ranger Group

Lt. Col. James Earl Rudder

Battle order

Airborne infantry

DIVISION

COMMANDER

BATTLE ORDER

82nd Airborne Division

Major General Matthew B. Ridgway

Battle order

101st Airborne Division

Major General Maxwell D. Taylor

Battle order

Armored units

DIVISION

COMMANDER

BATTLE ORDER

2nd Armored Division

Major General Edward H. Brooks

Battle order

3rd Armored Division

Maj. Gen. Leroy R. Watson – Maurice Rose

Battle order

4th Armored Division

Major General John Shirley Wood

Battle order

5th Armored Division

Major General Lunsford E. Oliver

Battle order

6th Armored Division

Major General Robert W. Grow

Battle order

7th Armored Division

Major General Lindsay M. Silverster

Battle order

Engineers

DIVISION

COMMANDER

BATTLE ORDER

Engineer special brigade

Major General Lewis Lyne

Battle order

News from Normandy

Wall of Remembrance

Wall of Remembrance

The Wall of Remembrance is a tribute to the veterans of the Battle of Normandy who have passed away

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