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3rd Infantry Division


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Campaigns

Southern France
Rhineland
Central Europe

Composition

7th Infantry
15th Infantry
30th Infantry
3d Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized)
10th Engineer Combat Battalion
3d Medical Battalion

3d Division Artillery

10th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer)
39th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer)
41st Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer)
9th Field Artillery Battalion (155mm Howitzer)

Special Troops

703d Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
3d Quartermaster Company
3d Signal Company
Military Police Platoon
Headquarters Company
Band

Commander

Division Commander

15 Aug 44 Maj. Gen. John W. O'Daniel
13 Dec 44 Brig. Gen. Robert N. Young (Acting)
7 Jan 45 Maj. Gen. John W. O'Daniel

Assistant Division Commander

15 Aug 44 to 29 Aug 44 Brig. Gen. Whitfield P. Shepard
30 Aug 44 to 8 Oct 44 VACANT
9 Oct 44 Brig. Gen. Robert N. Young
13 Dec 44 Col. Lionel C. McGarr (Acting)
8 Jan 45 Brig. Gen. Robert N. Young

Artillery Commander

15 Aug 44 Brig. Gen. William T. Sexton

Chief of Staff

15 Aug 44 Col. Charles E. Johnson
11 Mar 45 Lt. Col. Grover Wilson
4 May 45 Col. Charles E. Johnson

Assistant Chief of Staff G-1

15 Aug 44 Lt. Col. Basil F. Basila
16 Oct 44 Capt. Daniel L. Wickersham (Acting)
26 Jan 45 Lt. Col. Basil F. Basila
16 Feb 45 Maj. Daniel L. Wickersham

Assistant Chief of Staff G-2

15 Aug 44 Lt. Col. Grover Wilson

Assistant Chief of Staff G-3

15 Aug 44 Lt. Col. Albert O. Connor
27 Oct 44 Lt. Col. William B. Rosson

Assistant Chief of Staff G-4

15 Aug 44 Lt. Col. Dick A. King
16 Feb 45 Maj. Robert C. Shaw (Acting)
14 Apr 45 Lt. Col. Dick A. King

Assistant Chief of Staff G-5

15 Aug 44 Maj. Donald E. Long
16 Dec 44 Lt. Col. Donald E. Long

Adjutant General

15 Aug 44 Capt. Stephen J. Rogers
17 Sep 44 Maj. Stephen J. Rogers
1 Apr 45 Lt. Col. Stephen J. Rogers

Commanding Officer, 7th Infantry

15 Aug 44 Col. Wiley H. O'Mohundro
23 Aug 44 Col. Ben Harrell
5 Dec 44 Lt. Col. John A. Heintges
8 Mar 45 Col. John A. Heintges

Commanding Officer, 15th Infantry

15 Aug 44 Col. Richard G. Thomas
1 Oct 44 Lt. Col. Hallett D. Edson
8 Mar 45 Col. Hallett D. Edson

Commanding Officer, 30th Infantry

15 Aug 44 Col. Lionel G. McGarr
13 Dec 44 Lt. Col. Richard H. Nedderson
8 Jan 45 Col. Lionel C. McGarr

Attachments

441st AAA AW Bn (SP) 13 Jul 44-29 Jun 45
1 plat, Battery A, 353d AAA SL Bn 4-9 Feb 45
Battery B (-2d Plat), 353d AAA SL Bn 27 Feb-15 Mar 45
2d Plat, Battery B, 353d AAA SL Bn 15 Mar-22 Apr 45
756th Tk Bn 13 Jul 44-1 Jul 45
CCB (14th Armd Div) 8-10 Apr 45
47th Tk Bn (14th Armd Div) 8-10 Apr 45
19th Armd Inf Bn (14th Armd Div) 8-10 Apr 45
499th Armd FA Bn (14th Armd Div) 8-10 Apr 45
Tr B, 94th Cav Rcn Sq (14th Armd Div) 8-10 Apr 45
Co B, 125th Armd Engr Bn (14th Armd Div) 8-10 Apr 45
Co B, 636th TD Bn (SP) 8-10 Apr 45
Tr C, 117th Cav Rcn Sq 18 Jul-17 Aug 44
117th Cav Rcn Sq 22-29 Sep 44
106th Cav Gp 25-27 Mar 45
101st Cav Rcn Sq 28 Apr 45
106th Cav Gp 3-4 May 45
3d Cml Mort Bn 11 Jul-2 Sep 44
3d Cml Mort Bn (- Cos A&B) 3 Sep-6 Oct 44
Co B, 3d Cml Mort Bn 9 Sep-14 Nov 44
Co A, 3d Cml Mort Bn 13 Sep-5 Dec 44
Co D, 3d Cml Mort Bn 19 Oct-14 Nov 44
99th Cml Mort Bn 21 Dec 44-30 Jan 45
168th Cml SG Co 31 Jan-12 Feb 45
Co A, 87th Cml Bn 14-31 Mar 45
168th Cml SG Co 31 Mar-21 Apr 45
Co B, 2d Cml Mort Bn 2-21 Apr 45
99th Cml Mort Bn 26-29 Apr 45
168th Cml SG Co 26 Apr-6 May 45
2d Cml Mort Bn 30 Apr-5 May 45
36th Engr Regt 25 Jun 44-15 Jun 44
290th Engr C Bn 14-20 Jan 45
2831st Engr C Bn 15-19 Apr 45
36th FA Bn (155 Gun) 11 Jul-19 Aug 44
69th Armd FA Bn 11 Jul-8 Nov 44
634th FA Bn (155 How) 14 Jul-19 Aug 44
1 det, 2d FA Obsn Bn 23 Jul-30 Aug 44
36th FA Bn (155 Gun) 30 Aug-3 Sep 44
634th FA Bn (155 How) 30 Aug-3 Sep 44
Hq & Hq Btry, 6th FA Gp 30 Aug-3 Sep 44
977th FA Bn (- Btry C) (155 Gun) 8-10 Sep 44
93r Armd FA Bn 18-28 Nov 44
Hq & Hq Btry, 17th FA Gp 15-31 Dec 44
977th FA Bn (155 Gun) 21-31 Dec 44
141st FA Bn (155 How) 21 Dec 44-9 Feb 45
999th FA Bn (8" How) 31 Dec 44-19 Jan 45
6th Armd Div Arty 14-18 Mar 45
693d FA Bn (105 How) 14 Mar-20 Apr 45
208th FA Bn (155 Gun) 14 Mar-20 Apr 45
208th FA Gp 17-18 Mar 45
250th FA Bn (105 How) 19 Mar-12 Apr 45
44th Div Arty 24-27 Mar 45
969th FA Bn (155 How) 26-29 Apr 45
693d FA Bn (105 How) 29 Apr-7 May 45
283d FA Bn (105 How) 2-6 May 45
141st Inf (36th Div) 7-8 Sep 44
Co E, 398th Inf (100th Div) 17-18 Nov 44
254th Inf (63d Div) 28 Dec 44-9 Feb 45
1st Bn Fr Prcht Regt 10-20 Jan 45
601st TD Bn (SP) 13 Jul 44-1 Jul 44
1st Naval Beach Bn 15 Jul-15 Aug 44
1 det Boat Gds 15 Jul-15 Aug 44
5 Naval Shore Fire Control Parties 18 Jul-20 Aug 44



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