24th US Infantry Division "Victory"
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Divisional information
Divisional troops
Attachments
Assignments
Detachments
Command Posts


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History
25.02.1921 Activated as Hawaiian Division
26.08.1941 Redesignated as 24th Infantry Division

Individual Awards
Distinguished Flying Cross1
Soldiers Medal38
Bronze Star2197
Air Medal50
Medal of Honor3
Distinguished Service Cross15
Distinguished Service Medal2
Silver Star625
Legion of Merit23

Campaigns
Central Pacificin WWII
New Guineain WWII
Leytein WWII
Luzonin WWII
Southern Philippinesin WWII

Commanding General (CG)
00.10.1941 Maj.-Gen. Durward S. Wilson
00.08.1942 Maj.-Gen. Frederick A. Irving
00.11.1944 Maj.-Gen. Roscoe B. Woodruff
00.11.1945-00.12.1945 Brig.-Gen. Kenneth F. Cramer


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Infantry

19th Infantry Regiment Entire War
21st Infantry Regiment Entire War
34th Infantry Regiment 12.06.1943-End of War
299th Infantry Regiment 01.10.1941-21.07.1942

Field Artillery (FA)

Headquarters & Headquarters Battery 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
11th FA Battalion (155mm Howitzer) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
13th FA Battalion (105mm Howitzer) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
52nd FA Battalion (105mm Howitzer) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
63rd FA Battalion (105mm Howitzer) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Other troops

Headquarters & Headquarters Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Headquarters Special Troops 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
3rd Engineer Combat Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
24th Counter-Intelligence Corps Detachment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
24th Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
24th Medical Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
24th Quartermaster Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
24th Signal Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
724th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Military Police Platoon 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Sources & links: US Army Center of Military History
  History of Infantry
  HyperWar: World War II on the World Wide Web
  24th Victory Infantry Division Association
  US Army in WWII
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