1st Army Group

Army Group information

The 1st US Army Group (FUSAG) was activated in 1943 to plan the invasion of Normandy in june 1944, commanded by General Bradley, the Army Group was redesignated to the 12th Army Group. The 1st Army Group had become a deception to mislead the German forces that there also would be a landing across the Channel near Calais. This deception was called operation 'Quicksilver' (also known as operation 'Fortitude South') and the Army Group was commanded by General Patton, while he was Commanding General of the 3rd US Army.
The Army Group consist of some fake and some real units.
19.10.1943 ACTIVATED in London (England)
18.10.1944 INACTIVATED

Commanding Officer (CO)
19.10.1943-31.07.1944 Lt.-Gen. Omar N. Bradley
00.00.0000 Lt.-Gen. George S. Patton (Jr.)

Army Group troops


14th Army 00.00.0000-00.00.0000


4th Army 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
II Corps 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 2nd Airborne Division (fake) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 5th Infantry Division 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 35th Infantry Division (fake) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 55th Infantry Division 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
VII Corps 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 58th Infantry Division (fake) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 61st Infantry Division 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
- 80th Infantry Division 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

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