7th US Armored Division "Lucky Seventh"

Divisional information
Divisional troops

Divisional information

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Activated 01.03.1942
Inactivated 09.10.1945
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Northern France in WWII
Rhineland in WWII
Ardennes-Alsace in WWII
Central Europe in WWII

Commanding General (CG)

00.03.1942 Maj.-Gen. Lindsay McDonald Silvester
00.11.1944 Maj.-Gen. Robert W. Hasbrouck
00.09.1945 Brig.-Gen. Truman E. Boudinot

Chief of Staff

05.11.1944 Col. Church Matthews
17.12.1944 Col. John Ryan

Divisional troops


17th Tank Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
31st Tank Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
40th Tank Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Field Artillery (FA)
434th Armored FA Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
440th Armored FA Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
489th Armored FA Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

23rd Armored Infantry Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
38th Armored Infantry Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
48th Armored Infantry Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Other troops
Division Hq & Hq Company, Division 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Hq & Hq Battery, Division Artillery 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Hq & Hq Company, Division Trains 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Hq & Hq Company, Combat Command A (CCA) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Hq & Hq Company, Combat Command B (CCB) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Hq & Hq Company, Combat Command R (CCR) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
147th Armored Signal Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
33rd Armored Engineer Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
77th Armored Medical Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
129th Armored Ordnance Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Quartermasters, 7th Armored Division 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Military Police Platoon, 7th Armored Division 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Band, 7th Armored Division 00.00.0000-00.00.0000


Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA)
203rd AAA AW Battalion (SP) 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Field Artillery (FA)
275th Armored FA Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000


Element of 106th Infantry Division 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Tank Destroyer (TD)

814th TD Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000


446th Quartermaster Truck Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
3967th Quartermaster Truck Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Sources & links: US 7th Armored Division Association (Unofficial Home Page)
  US Army in WWII
  Kampfgruppe Historical Section
  Gunnewegh W.C.J., Van Falaise naar Overloon, 1979
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