|75th Infantry Division (WWII)|
Armies, Corps, Divisions and Seperate Brigades
Compiled by John B. Wilson
Center of Military History, United States Army, Washington,
Constituted 24 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 75th Infantry Division.
Activated 15 April 1943 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Inactivated 14 November 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia.
Alloted 21 February 1952 to the Organized Reserve Corps.
Assigned 1 March 1952 to the Fourth Army (later redesignated as the Fourth United States Army) and activated at Houston, Texas. (Organized Reserve Corps redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve.)
Inactivated 15 February 1957 at Houston, Texas.
Campaign Participation Credit
World War II
Headquarters Company entitled to Meritorious Unit Commendation
(Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER (Headquarters Company,
75th Infantry Division, cited; GO 82, 75th Infantry Division,
Cole, Hugh M. The Ardennes: Battle of the Bulge. United States Army in World War II. Washington:Government Printing Office, 1965
Conquer: The story of Ninth Army, 1944-1945. Washington: Infantry Journal Press, 1947. Reprint. Nashville: Battery Press, 1980.
Kahn, E.J.,Jr., and McLemore,H. Fighting Divisions. Washington: Infantry Journal Press, 1945.
Reprint. Washington: Zenger Publishing Co., 1980
MacDonald, Charles B. The last Offensive. United States in World War II. Washington:Government Printing Office, 1973
Pictorial History of the 75th Infantry Division. Atlanta: Albert Love Enterprises, 1944
Pictorial History of the 75th Infantry Division, 1944-1945. Baton Rouge: Army and Navy Publishing Co.,1946
The 75th. G.I. Stories....Paris, 1945.
The 75th Infantry Division in Combat. n.p., 1945
Toland, John. Battle: The story of the Bulge. New York: Random House, 1959
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