11th US Airborne Division "Angels"

Divisional information
Divisional troops

Divisional information

Activated 25.02.1943

Days in Combat 204

Individual Awards
Medal of Honor2
Distinguished Service Cross9
Silver Star432
Legion of Merit10
Soldiers Medal56
Bronze Star1515
Air Medal41

New Guineain WWII
Leytein WWII
Luzonin WWII

Commanding General (CG)
25.02.1943-00.02.1946 Maj.-Gen. Joseph M. Swing

Assistant Division Commander
00.00.0000 Brig.-Gen. Albert Pierson

Artillery Commander
00.00.0000 Brig.-Gen. Wyburn D. Brown

Chief of Staff
00.00.0000 Col. Francis W. Farrell

Assistant Chief of Staff G-1
00.00.0000 Lt.-Col. James W. Smyly (Jr.)

Assistant Chief of Staff G-2
00.00.0000 Maj. Clifford L. Dier

Assistant Chief of Staff G-3
00.00.0000 Maj. Robert A. Ports

Assistant Chief of Staff G-4
00.00.0000 Lt.-Col. Glenn A. Ross

Divisional troops


511th Parachute Infantry Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- CO: Col. Orin D. Haugen 00.01.1943-00.02.1945
- CO: Lt.-Col. Edward Lahti 00.02.1945-00.08.1947
187th Glider Infantry Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
188th Glider Infantry Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Field Artillery (FA)
HQ Divisional Artillery 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
457th Parachute FA Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
674th Glider FA Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
675th Glider FA Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Other troops
127th Airborne Engineer Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
711th Airborne Ordinance Maintenance Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
408th Airborne Quartermaster Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
511th Airborne Signal Company
221st Airborne Medical Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
152d Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
HQ Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Military Police Platoon 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Sources & links: US Army in WWII
  11th Airborne Division
  World War II Oral History,WWII Paratroopers
  US Army Center of Military History
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