|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z|, Missing In ActionSearch Alphabetically| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |. 10th AIB 51st AIB 53rd AIB. Arrived Continent (D/37) 13 Jul 44 The LFCA was created on 1 September 1991, taking command of what was previously Central Militia Area and the Regular Force Army units and formations in Ontario from the northern Lakehead region to the border with Quebec. Total Casualties 10,496 177th FA Gp 8 Nov 44-7 Dec 44 Bastogne! After six months’ training in England, the 4th Armored went into action in Normandy. Read more and Support Us. For example, by the end of January, 1945, the 47 th Infantry Regiment (which fought in France and Germany) had lost well over 100% of their strength to battle casualties, where men were either killed, wounded, missing, or taken as prisoner of war. 21 Feb 1945 Col Walter A Bigby 191st FA Bn (155 How) 22 Oct 44-30 Oct 44 219th FA Bn (35th Div) (105 How) 20 Aug 44-24 Aug 44 8th Tank Bn Four medium tanks from the 4th Armored rolled up to a forest-lined roadway, all guns firing. Captured 1 25th Cavalry Rcn Sq (Mecz) 1st Bn 328th Inf (26th Div) 6 Dec 44-8 Dec 44 The 4th Armored Division landed at Utah Beach on July 13, 1944, a month after the D-Day invasion (June 6, 1944) of the French Normandy coast. 5TH ARMORED DIVISION IN WWII "THE VICTORY DIVISION" 5th ARMORED DIVISION HEADQUARTERS. The 4th relieved the 82d Airborne Division at Sainte-Mère-Église, cleared the Cotentin peninsula and took part in … Do you have items such as papers, photos, uniforms, gear, guns, weapons and other artifacts? The Crest you display was the one worn by members of the 2nd Sqdn, 4th Cavalry, headquartered in Schwabach. [5], The 4th Canadian Division was formed in Britain in April 1916 from several existing units and others scheduled to arrive shortly thereafter. 11th CT (5th Div) 9 Mar 45-11 Mar 45 9th Armored Division. The 4th Armored Division, after training in England from January to July 1944, landed at Utah Beach 11 July and entered World War II combat 17 July. 276th Armd FA Bn 3 May 45-8 May 45, 13th Inf (8th Div) 27 Jul 44-3 Aug 44 8th Armored Division. Silver Star: 845 6th Armored Division. View some pictures of recent Exhibits. 2 Aug 1944 Lt Col David A Watt 355th CT (89th Div) 3 Apr 45-6 Apr 45 Activated 15 Feb 42 Arrived ETO 25 Feb 44 Arrived Continent (D/42) 18 Jul 44 Entered Combat: First Element 27 Jul 44 Entire Division 28 Jul 44 Days in Combat 226 Casualties (Tentative) Killed 1,169 Wounded 4,198 Missing 152 Captured 7 Battle Casualties 5,526 Non-Battle Casualties 7,290 Total Casualties 12,816 Cordialement, Good evening/morning, I would have a question to ask you concerning the service dress of the 4th armored division of the US army and more particularly the awards of this unit visible on the dress. Major General John S. 158th Armd FA Bn 9 Apr 45-17 Apr 45 Soldiers Medal: 11 During the defense of St. Vith, he commanded an ad hoc CCB task force from a foxhole at the base of … 1st Bn 318th Inf (80th Div) 12 Sep 44-15 Sep 44 During the Battle of Falaise, Normandy, between 18–20 August 1944, Currie was in command of a small mixed force of tanks, self-propelled anti-tank guns and infantry which had been ordered to cut off one of the Germans' main escape routes. Let the other outfits give themselves tricky, blood-curdling, or humorous nicknames, but not the 4th Armored. 2 talking about this. 1 May 1945 Brig Gen William L Roberts, 11 Jan 1944 Col Ernest Bixby 179th FA Bn (155 How) 1 May 45-8 May 45 84th Infantry Division. 31 Oct 1944 Lt Col Creighton W Abrams 704th TD Bn (SP) 25 Apr 45-still atchd 20 Jul 45. Division Chronicle. Reserve Command 5th Armored Division. In addition to the Normandy campaign, the division fought in the Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace and Central Europe campaigns. 177th FA Bn (155 How) 22 Dec 44-31 Dec 44 [9] Later that decade, in 1997, the four reserve force districts were again reorganized into three brigade groups. The casualties suffered by a typical American infantry regiment serving in World War II were horrendous. 8th Armored Division. 974th FA Bn (155 How) 24 Feb 45-13 Mar 45 Here the 4th Armored fought off numerous counterattacks by the heaviest German armor. The 4th Canadian Division is a formation of the Canadian Army. 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Legion of Merit: 16 Commander: Major General John Shirley Wood Chief of Staff: Colonel Walter A. Bigby, replaced on August 2nd, 1944, by Lieutenant-Colonel David A Watt Headquarters Company Reserve Command The casualties suffered by a typical American infantry regiment serving in World War II were horrendous. 28 Aug 1944 Lt Col Robert M Connolly, 11 Jan 1944 Col B C Clarke The division is headquartered in Toronto and covers the province of Ontario. It was given a security and training mission at Nurnberg, Germany, beginning 28 April. The 4th Canadian (Armoured) Division was created during World War II by the conversion of the 4th Canadian Infantry Division at the beginning of 1942 in Canada. 51st Armored Infantry Bn Then the “Breakthrough” outfit really shifted into high gear. Combat Command B Combat Command A The division participated in the later stages of the Battle of Normandy at the Falaise Pocket, the advance from Normandy and spent almost two months engaged at the Breskens Pocket as well as Operation Pheasant. These photos are (with a few exceptions) from the period 1943 to 1945. There are 32 soldiers of the 4th Armored Division World War II still listed as missing in action. New Books on 7AD in the Bulge. 94th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 126th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion 328th Inf (26th Div) 27 Mar 45-28 Mar 45 5th FA Gp 7 Apr 45-19 Apr 45 37th Tank Bn PW's Taken: 90,364, Headquarters Company Hello, and welcome to The AceDestroyer! This was the only Victoria Cross awarded to a Canadian soldier during the Normandy campaign (from 6 June 1944 to the end of August 1944), and the only VC ever awarded to a member of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps. Activated 15 Apr 41 Arrived ETO 8 Jan 44 Arrived Continent (D/37) 13 Jul 44 Entered Combat: First Element 17 Jul 44 Entire Division 28 Jul 44 Days in Combat 230 One of its component units, the 23d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (mechanized), was relieved of security duty and attached to the 86th Division. 914th FA Bn (89th Div) (105 How) 3 Apr 45-6 Apr 45 After Currie led the attack on the village of St. Lambert-sur-Dives and consolidated a position halfway inside it, he repulsed repeated enemy attacks over the next day and a half. 4th Canadian (Armoured) Division. It was thrust on the Division by outsiders who fought along with it in France, Germany and Czechoslovakia. 177th FA Gp 20 Aug 44-15 Oct 44 2d Bn 320th Inf (35th Div) 12 Sep 44-16 Sep 44 20th AIB 54th AIB 61st AIB. But it never slowed down. It played a key role in cutting off the Brittany peninsula, made a lightning sweep across France north of the Loire River, defended the Moselle bridgehead against crack panzer units, and made the first crossing of the Saare River. From Fighting Divisions, Kahn & McLemore, Infantry Journal Press, 1945-1946. 35th Tank Bn Working with the Seventh Army, the 4th Armored crossed the Rhine near Worms and gave the territory in that vicinity a terrific pasting. 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David Vivian Currie VC was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions in command of a battle group of tanks from The South Alberta Regiment, artillery, and infantry of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, during the final actions to close the Falaise Gap. New Apr 2020 "814th Tank Destroyer Battalion: December 1944: (Attached to 7th Armored Division) Combat Interviews, After Action Report, Morning Reports" by Wesley Johnston.Maj. In an all-out blitz it roared 65 miles in 48 hours, coming to a halt opposite Coblenz. 2 May 1945 Maj Gen William H Hoge, 16 Mar 1945 Col William L Roberts If you have information to share, send a copy - no originals please - to Scott Thorpe, Webmaster, to help us update our records. The Division participated in Operation Cobra, the Normandy Breakout. At the close of the war the 4th Armored had joined the 90th Infantry Division and moved with it into Czechoslovakia. In one day it took 8,000 prisoners. “Hot damn, were mighty glad to see you,” the men of the Airborne division called from their positions. It is known as the “Breakthrough” Division. 253d Armd FA Bn 22 Aug 44-7 Oct 44 7th Armored Division. 3d Bn 134th Inf (35th Div) 28 Dec 44-31 Dec 44 7 Sep 1944 Col Ernest Bixby 66th Armored Field Artillery Battalion At the time, I was serving with Combat Command B (CCB) of the 4th Armored Division, commanded by Brig. 179th FA Bn (155 How) 23 Aug 44-17 Dec 44 In the United Kingdom, it participated in war games together with the Polish 1st Armoured Division, and later fought in France, the Low Countries, and Germany; both divisions followed very close paths. 25 Feb 1945 Brig Gen Holmes E Dager The personality of the 4th Armored Division was a true re- flection of its commander’s character. 137th Inf (35th Div) 20 Aug 44-24 Aug 44 191st FA Bn (155 How) 13 Mar 45-7 Apr 45 There is one name that will always be associated with the 4th Armored. Band, 11 Jan 1944 Maj Gen John Wood 177th FA Gp 15 Mar 45-21 Mar 45 4th Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment (1st Army) 338.9.1 4th Infantry Regiment 98.3.2, 391.5.2 photographs 391.8 4th Marine Division 127.8 4th Marine Infantry Brigade 127.9 4th Marines 38.4.8 4th Mechanics Regiment 120.5.1 4th Military Department 98.2.3, 393.2, 393.3 5 Oct 1944 Lt Col Bernard C Knestrick, 12 Jun 1944 Maj James H Van Wagenen 945th FA Bn (155 How) 24 Nov 44-5 Dec 44 12 Sep 1944 Col Wendell Blanchard, Co A 86th Cml Mort Bn 26 Sep 44-29 Sep 44, 995th Engr Treadway Br Co 15 Aug 44-11 Apr 45, 28th FA Bn (8th Div) (155 How) 27 Jul 44-3 Aug 44 16 Nov 1944 Lt Col James H Van Wagenen, 11 Jan 1944 Lt Col John H Himelick Despite heavy casualties, Major Currie's command destroyed seven enemy tanks, twelve 88 mm guns and 40 vehicles, which led to the deaths of 300 German soldiers, 500 wounded and 1,100 captured. 27th AIB 52nd AIB 60th AIB. Donald P. Boyer was the S-3 (Operations) Officer of 38th Armored Infantry Battalion. After Bastogne, the Division drove its way through the Eifel Mountains, secured the high ground over the Kyll River, and shelled and captured Bitburg. If you have any data on units and those who served we would be interested in adding it to our digital project-library; please Contact Us. ROSTER OF THE. May 4, 2020 - Explore Philip Barnett's board "U.S. 4th Armored Division", followed by 1102 people on Pinterest. 99th Infantry Division. However, when they attempted to capture the hill, they were hampered by fire from the "Pimple", which was the other prominent height at Vimy Ridge. Northern France They secured Coutances, Nantes and … This is a fantastic really complete WW2/KW Armored Officers grouping named to Calvin P Becker. 695th Armd FA Bn 7 Aug 44-16 Aug 44 Rhineland Six months after they had been in combat the men of the 4th Armored Division had received 1,959 decorations. During the Second World War the division was reactivated as the 4th Canadian Infantry Division in 1941 and then converted to armour and redesignated as the 4th Canadian (Armoured) Division. 4th Canadian Armoured Divisional Signals, 4th Canadian Division Support Group, at CFB Petawawa, 4th Canadian Division Training Centre, in, Brigadier-General Jocelyn Paul, MSC, CD, – 2018 – present, Brigadier-General Stephen Cadden CD, – 2016–2018, Brigadier-General Lowell Thomas, CD, – 2014–2016, Brigadier-General Fred Lewis, MSM, CD – 2010–2012, Brigadier-General Jean-Claude Collin, OMM, CD – 2008–2010, Brigadier-General John Howard, MSM, CD – 2007–2008, Brigadier-General Guy Thibault, CD – 2005–2007, Brigadier-General Marc Lessard, CD – 2003–2005, Brigadier-General Michel Gauthier CD – 2000–2002, Brigadier-General Walter Holmes, MBE, MSM, CD – 1998–99, Major-General Bryan Stephenson, CD – 1995–1998, Major-General Brian Vernon, CD – 1993–1995, Major-General Lewis MacKenzie, CD – 1992–1993, Major-General Nicholas Hall, CD – 1991–1993, This page was last edited on 24 December 2020, at 19:43. 144th Armored Signal Co, 22d Armored Field Artillery Battalion Bronze Star: 3,443 [citation needed], In 2013, the LFCA was renamed the "4th Canadian Division". Battle Casualties 5,988 216th FA Bn (35th Div) (105 How) 19 Sep 44-24 Sep 44 To the 4th Armored Division, the primary tank weapon was t.he machine gun, which became the weapon of choice when the division engaged in aggressive exploitation and pursuit. Aus der Einsatzgeschichte stechen bes… 276th Armd FA Bn 7 Feb 45-6 Apr 45 The division was first created as a formation of the Canadian Corps during the First World War. Nevertheless, the 4th Armored Division does have a nick-name. 191st FA Bn (155 How) 9 Nov 44-21 Nov 44 2nd Armored Division. Copyright, 2021, Sons Of Liberty Museum, Inc.,All Rights Reserved, Technician Fifth Grade Raymond J. Abraham, Technician Fourth Grade William E. Burden, Technician Fourth Grade Victor P. Scattone, Technician Fourth Grade William J. St George. 177th FA Gp 1 May 45-8 May 45 191st FA Bn (155 How) 20 Aug 44-21 Oct 44 24th Armored Engineer Bn Members of the 4th Canadian (Armoured) Division demonstrating the use of flame throwers across a canal, Maldegem, October 1944. During the Battle of the Bulge, the unit provided badly needed support to the encircled US forces in Bastogne, Belgium. Non-Battle Casualties 4,508 The 4th Armored did not rest on its laurels after the brilliant rescue of the 101st at Bastogne. See more ideas about wwii, world war two, world war ii. It wintered in the Netherlands and took part in the final advance across northern Germany. Co C 314th Engr C Bn (89th Div) 3 Apr 45-6 Apr 45, 811th TD Bn (SP) 3 Mar 45-11 Mar 45 Central Europe, DSC: 34 13 Sep 1944 Col Walter A Bigby, 11 Jan 1944 Lt Col Robert M Connelly Someone had to break through the German ring of steel and men and effect their rescue. 18 Nov 1944 Col William P Withers The 4th Canadian (Armoured) Division was created during World War II by the conversion of the 4th Canadian Infantry Division at the beginning of 1942 in Canada. 90th Infantry Division. 3rd Armored Division. The 4th landed at Utah Beach, with the 8th Infantry Regiment of the 4th Division being the first surface-borne Allied unit to hit the beaches at on D-Day, 6 June 1944. 10th Armored Infantry Bn 1 - ASTP roster from the University of Detroit, 1943-44 2 - ASTP roster from North Central College, 1943-44 3 - Any other rosters or other items of interest which you might have available. [4] It is currently responsible for Canadian Army operations in the Canadian province of Ontario and is headquartered at Denison Armoury in Toronto. Percent of T/O Strength 98.4, Normandy Days in Combat 230, Killed 1,238 The then 32-year-old Currie was a Major in The South Alberta Regiment. 104th Inf (26th Div) 24 Mar 45-26 Mar 45 253d Armd FA Bn 20 Dec 44-31 Dec 44 53d Armored Infantry Bn With this change of name, the formation was also granted the identifying patch and historical lineage of the division that fought in the two world wars.[10]. 177th FA Gp 24 Mar 45-26 Mar 45 In 2013 it was announced that Land Force Central Area would be redesignated 4th Canadian Division. I added names sent to me by former members of the Division: - Amos Cambron for the 47th AFAB. The acting commander of the 101st had thrilled the Allied world by his reply of “Nuts!” to the German demand to surrender or be destroyed. Military Police Platoon 5th FA Gp 7 Aug 44-16 Aug 44 2 Aug 1944 Col Walter A Bigby At that point in time, the six subordinate militia districts were reorganized into four: Northern Ontario District, London District, Toronto District, and Ottawa District each one garrisoned by a brigade of militia troops and a small number of regular support staff. 4th Armored Medical Battlion 253d Armd FA Bn 19 Nov 44-7 Dec 44 Within weeks, the "Breakthrough" division was sweeping across France. First Element 17 Jul 44 It was formed from the 37th Armored Regiment upon completing training at Pine Camp NY. 177th FA Bn (155 How) 3 Aug 44-4 Aug 44 For example, by the end of January, 1945, the 47 th Infantry Regiment (which fought in France and Germany) had lost well over 100% of their strength to battle casualties, where men were either killed, wounded, missing, or taken as prisoner of war. 31 May 1944 Lt Col John B Sullivan, 11 Jan 1944 Lt Col Herbert F Krucker 179th FA Bn (155 How) 24 Feb 45-6 Apr 45 All the way down the line, from the big brass to the buck private, the men feel that “4th Armored” is sufficient. Entered Combat: One way we promote public education of military history is through our exhibits. Operations Report: 4th Marine Division, Iwo Jima 19 February To 16 March, 1945 This is the main 4th Marine Division report on Iwo Jima for this time period. Missing 503 The desperate troops of the Airborne outfit, subjected to a merciless pounding, had to have help. 255th FA Bn (105 How) 15 Oct 44-23 Oct 44 6th Armored Division. 99 th Infantry Battalion (Separate) 106th Infantry Division. [3] Beginning in 1916 the division adopted a distinctive green-coloured formation patch as its insignia. The 4th Armored moved so fast that it often stretched its supply lines to the breaking point. The 4th Armored Division landed at Utah Beach on July 11, 1944 and spent 230 days in combat on the Western front during World War II. 1 Mar 1945 Maj Gen Hugh J Gaffey 3 Dec 1944 Maj Gen Hugh J Gaffey After training in England from January to July 1944, the 4th Armored Division landed at Utah Beach 11 July 1944 and entered combat 17 July, driving to and securing the Coutances area, 28 July, The Division then swung south to take Nantes, cutting off the Brittany Peninsula, 12 August 1944. Entire Division 28 Jul 44 US 4th Armored Division Officers Grouping WW2/Korea Vet. 10th Armored Division. NOTICE: 8th Armored Division Association Annual Reunion. 4th Armored Division. 359th CT (90th Div) 16 Mar 45-19 Mar 45 It has been quite a long time since I last uploaded a video, but finally here’s the latest one. 696th Armd FA Bn 3 Aug 44-6 Oct 44 Gen. Holmes E. Dager, and its 8th Tank Battalion, which I commanded as a young major. From the day it was activated, the 4th Armored Division has scorned a nickname. Division Commander:- Major General Lundsford E. Oliver. 87th Infantry Division. It started breaking through from the day it landed. 943d FA Bn (155 How) 7 Apr 45-17 Apr 45 22 Jan 1945 Col Hayden A Sears, 11 Jan 1944 Brig Gen Holmes E Dager Arrived ETO 8 Jan 44 Armoured cars in the Belgian-Dutch border town of Putte – 11 October 1944, Major David V. Curry (with pistol), accepting the surrender of German troops at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, France, 19 August 1944. 177th FA Bn (155 How) 10 Apr 45-17 Apr 45 21 Mar 1945 Brig Gen William H Hoge 21 Apr 1945 Col Creighton W Abrams, 11 Jan 1944 Col Louis J Storck 7th Armored Division. 253d Armd FA Bn 9 Nov 44-17 Nov 44 4th Armored Division. 94th Infantry Division. In the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917, the 4th Canadian Division was given the job of capturing Hill 145, the highest and most important feature of Vimy Ridge. May 14-16-16 2021 May 14-16-16 2021 Join us for our annual reunion to be held in the Spring of 2021 and tour the new Museum of the Army at Ft Belvoir, VA with Dedication of the Memorial to the 8th Armored Division and its veterans. Pattons Vanguard) gehörte zu den gepanzerten Großverbänden, die im Zuge der sich zuspitzenden Kriegsgefahr Anfang der 1940er-Jahre durch die Vergrößerung der US-Armee entstanden. As a result, the Canadians became known as masters of offensive warfare and an elite fighting force.[6]. 359th CT (-3d Bn) (90th Div) 29 Mar 45-3 Apr 45 3 Dec 1944 Brig Gen Herbert L Earnest The division proceeded overseas in 1942, with its two main convoys reaching the … The division spent almost two years training in the United Kingdom before crossing to Normandy in July 1944. Becker was in the 126th Ordnance Battalion 4th Armored. 177th FA Gp 28 Mar 45-6 Apr 45 2d Bn 318th Inf (80th Div) 24 Dec 44-29 Dec 44 Under the command of Major-General David Watson, the Division embarked for France in August of that year where they served both in the Western Front in France and in Flanders until Armistice Day. US-Panzerdivision; Spitzname: Name Enough bzw. Wounded 4,246 The contact with the heroic defenders of Bastogne was made by the 37th Tank Battalion and the 53d Armored Infantry Battalion. 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