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D-Day : American forces in action (#1)

This list identifies Army units that were awarded assault landing credit for the Normandy invasion,6 and 7 June 1944. It includes all units except for platoons and detachments that were a part of larger organizations and is based on the following War Department and Department of the 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 28 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


82d Airborne Division

History of the division

HHC, 82d Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry
505th Parachute Infantry
HHB, 82d Airborne Division Artillery
319th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
320th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
456th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
80th Airborne Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion
82d Airborne Signal Company
782d 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


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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
HHC, 1st Engineer Special Brigade
HHC, First Army
Headquarters, Special Troops, First Army
2d Ranger Infantry Battalion
HHC, 3d Armored Group
3d Auxiliary Surgical Group (18 teams)
4th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized
HHC, V Corps
HHB, V Corps Artillery
HHC, 5th Engineer Special Brigade
5th Ranger Infantry Battalion
HHC, 6th Armored Group
HHC, 6th Engineer Special Brigade
Order of Battle Team No.6 (Provisional)
HHC, VII Corps
HHB, VII Corps Artillery
Military Police Platoon, VII Corps
9th Infantry
Photographic Interpreter Team No.10 (Provisional)
HHB, 11th Antiaircraft Artillery Group
Prisoner of War Interrogation Team No.11 (Provisional)
11th Port Company
13th Field Hospital
15th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad
HHB, 16th Antiaircraft Artillery Group
Hqs, 17th Field Artillery Observation Battalion
HHB, 18th Antiaircraft Artillery Group
20th Engineer Combat Battalion
23d Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad
24th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized
26th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad
30th Chemical Decontamination Company
Photographic Interpreter Team No.32 (Provisional)
33d Chemical Decontamination Company
35th Signal Construction Battalion
37th Engineer Combat Battalion
38th Engineer General Service Regiment (less Band)
42d Field Hospital
47th Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squad
49th Engineer Combat Battalion
HHD, 50th Medical Battalion
50th Ordnance Company
50th Signal Battalion
56th Signal Battalion
58th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
HHD, 61st Medical Battalion
62d Armored Field Artillery Battalion
65th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
70th Tank Battalion
81st Chemical Battalion
87th Chemical Battalion
97th Quartermaster Company
HHD, 100th Ordnance Ammunition Battalion
102d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized
HHT, 102d Cavalry Group, Mechanized
HHB, 109th Antiaircraft Artillery Group
110th Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion
112nd Engineer Combat Battalion
116th Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion
Troop B, 125th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized
HHD, 131st Quartermaster Battalion
146th Engineer Combat Battalion
147th Engineer Combat Battalion
149th Engineer Combat Battalion
161st Ordnance Platoon
165th Signal Photographic Company
184th Port Company
185th Port Company
186th Field Artillery Battalion
186th Port Company
187th Field Artillery Battalion
187th Port Company
190th Field Artillery Battalion
Hqs, 190th Field Artillery Group
HHD, 191st Ordnance Battalion
197th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion
200th Field Artillery Battalion
Company A, 203d Quartermaster Gas Supply Battalion
205th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment (Provisional)
207th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment (Provisional)
208th Medical Dispensary, Aviation
210th Military Police Company
215th Signal Depot Company

 

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