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

9th Infantry Division

Major General  Manton S. Eddy

28th Infantry Division

Maj. Gen. Brown – Wharton – Cota

29th Infantry Division

Major General Charles H. Gerhardt

30th Infantry Division

Major General Paul W. Baade

35th Infantry Division

Major General  Leland S. Hobbs

79th Infantry Division

Major General Ira T. Wyche

80th Infantry Division

Major General Horace L. McBride

83rd Infantry Division

Major General Robert C. Macon

90th Infantry Division

Brig. Gen. MacKelvie – Landrum

Provisional Ranger Group

Lt. Col. James Earl Rudder

Airborne infantry

DIVISION

COMMANDER

BATTLE ORDER

Major General Matthew B. Ridgway

Major General Maxwell D. Taylor

Armored units

DIVISION

COMMANDER

BATTLE ORDER

2nd Armored Division

Major General Edward H. Brooks

3rd Armored Division

Maj. Gen. Leroy R. Watson – Maurice Rose

4th Armored Division

Major General John Shirley Wood

5th Armored Division

Major General Lunsford E. Oliver

6th Armored Division

Major General Robert W. Grow

7th Armored Division

Major General Lindsay M. Silverster

Engineers

DIVISION

COMMANDER

BATTLE ORDER

Engineer special brigade

Major General Lewis Lyne