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2nd US Infantry Division battle order – 1944

2nd US Infantry Division

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Battle order – June 1st, 1944 – Battle of Normandy


Commander: Maj. Gen. Walter M. Robertson
Deputy commander: Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Martin
Artillery commander: Brig. Gen. George P.
Chief of Staff: Col. John H. Stokes, Jr.
Adjoint G-1: Maj. Arthur M. Sherwood, III
Adjoint G-2: Lt. Col. Donald P. Christensen
Adjoint G-3: Lt. Col. John H. Chiles
Adjoint G-4: Lt. Col. Homer S. Reese
Adjoint G-5: Lt. Col. Ellis O. Keller


2nd (mechanized) Reconnaissance Troop

Combat and combat support units

9th Infantry Regiment
Commander: Col. Chester J. Hirschfelder

23th Infantry Regiment
Commander: Col. Hurley E. Fuller

38th Infantry Regiment
Commander: Col. Walter A. Elliot

741st Tank Battalion

2nd Engineer Battalion

Service units

2nd signal company
702nd ordnance company
2nd quarter-master Company
2nd medical battalion
2nd CIC detachment
Military Police Platoon

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