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American ground forces on D-Day

American ground forces on D-Day

This list of military units corresponds to US ground forces landed and parachuted between June 6 and 7, 1944. It includs all units except sections and detachments that were part of a larger organization and is based on the War Department of Army General Orders: WD GO 70, 1945; WD GO 75, 1945; WD GO 116, 1946; DA GO 23, 1947; DA GO 72, 1948; DA GO 6, 1950; DA GO 37, 1950; DA GO 32, 1953; and DA GO 1956.

1st Infantry Division

History of the division

HHC, 1st Infantry Division
16th Infantry
18th Infantry
26th Infantry
HHB, 1st Division Artillery
5th Field Artillery Battalion
7th Field Artillery Battalion
32d Field Artillery Battalion
33d Field Artillery Battalion
1st Signal Company
701st Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
1st Quartermaster Company
1st Reconnaissance Troop
1st Engineer Combat Battalion
1st Medical Battalion
1st Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment
1st Military Police Platoon
1st Infantry Division Band
Headquarters, Special Troops, 1st Infantry Division

4th Infantry Division

History of the division

HHC, 1st Infantry Division
16th Infantry
18th Infantry
26th Infantry
HHB, 1st Division Artillery
5th Field Artillery Battalion
7th Field Artillery Battalion
32d Field Artillery Battalion
33d Field Artillery Battalion
1st Signal Company
701st Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
1st Quartermaster Company
1st Reconnaissance Troop
1st Engineer Combat Battalion
1st Medical Battalion
1st Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment
1st Military Police Platoon
1st Infantry Division Band
Headquarters, Special Troops, 1st Infantry Division

29th Infantry Division

History of the division

HHC, 29th Infantry Division
115th Infantry
116th Infantry
175th Infantry
HHB, 29th Division Artillery
110th Field Artillery Battalion
111th Field Artillery Battalion
224th Field Artillery Battalion
227th Field Artillery Battalion
29th Signal Company
729th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
29th Quartermaster Company
29th Reconnaissance Troop
121st Engineer Combat Battalion
104th Medical Battalion
29th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment
29th Military Police Platoon
29th Infantry Division Band
Headquarters, Special Troops, 29th Infantry Division

90th Infantry Division 

HHC, 90th Infantry Division
357th Infantry
358th Infantry
359th Infantry
HHB, 90th Division Artillery
343d Field Artillery Battalion
344th Field Artillery Battalion
345th Field Artillery Battalion
915th Field Artillery Battalion
90th Signal Company
790th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
90th Quartermaster Company
90th Reconnaissance Troop
315th Engineer Battalion
315th Medical Battalion
90th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment
90th Military Police Platoon
90th Infantry Division Band
Headquarters, Special Troops, 90th Infantry Division

82nd Airborne Division 

History of the division

HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry
505th Parachute Infantry
HHB, 82nd Airborne Division Artillery
319th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
320th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
456th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
80th Airborne Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion
82nd Airborne Signal Company
782nd Airborne Ordnance Maintenance Company
407th Airborne Quartermaster Company
307th Airborne Engineer Battalion
307th Airborne Medical Company
Military Police Platoon, 82d AirborneDivision
507th Parachute Infantry
Company A and B, 507th Military Police Battalion

101st Airborne Division

History of the division

HHC, 101st Airborne Division
327th Glider Infantry
401st Glider Infantry
502d Parachute Infantry
HHB, 101st Airborne Division Artillery
321st Glider Field Artillery Battalion
907th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
377th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
81st Airborne Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion
101st Airborne Signal Company
801st Airborne Ordnance Company
426th Airborne Quartermaster Company
326th Airborne Engineer Battalion
326th Airborne Medical Company
101st Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment
Military Police Platoon, 101st Airborne Division

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