94th Infantry Division
The 94th Infantry Division was activated on 15 September 1942 at Fort Custer near Kalamazoo, Michigan. The core composition of the Division would be the 301st, 302nd and 376th Infantry Regiments.
World War II
The 94th would arrive in the ETO on 11 August 1944 under the command of Major General Harry J. Malony. They would set foot on the european continent on 5 September, D-Day plus 91 (D+91). Within five days the first elements of the division would enter combat and the entire division was engaged by the 17th.
The 94th would first move into the Brittany region and engage the Germans at the ports of Lorient and Saint-Nazaire where they would remain until the end of the year. January of 1945 would find them in the Saar-Moselle Triangle positioned opposite the Siegfried Switch Line. On 14 January offensive operations took Tettingen and Butzdorf followed by Nenning-Berg-Wies before being blunted at Orscholz. February would find victories at Campholz Woods and Sinz and Munzingen Ridge. By the end of the month the division had secured the area from Orscholz-Saarburg to the junction of the Saar and Moselle Rivers.
By March the Saar had been crossed via a bridgehead at Serrig and lines established through Zerf, Lampaden, Ollmuth and were moving toward the Rhine where it was reached on the 21st where the 94th fought at Ludwigshafen. At the first of April the division was located on the west side of the Ruhr pocket. By mid-month they were operating the military government in Krefeld and then Dusseldorf where they were located when the war in Europe ended.
94th Infantry Division The Bulge and Beyond
94th Infantry Division Films
94th Infantry Division
Winter War: The Bulge and Beyond Series
October 1944 - February 1945
94th Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized)
319th Engineer Combat Battalion
319th Medical Battalion
94th Division Artillery
301st Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer)
356th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer)
919th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer)
390th Field Artillery Battalion (155mm Howitzer)
794th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
94th Quartermaster Company
94th Signal Company
Military Police Platoon
94th Division Commanders
MG Harry Maloney, CG
BG Henry B. Cheadle, Asst.
BG Louis Fortier, Artillery
Col. Earl C. Bergquist, COS
Lt. Col. William H. Patterson, Jr., Asst. COS, G-1
Col. Roy N. Hagerty, 301st Inf. Reg.
Col. Earle A. Johnson, 302nd Inf. Reg.
Col. Harold H. McClune, Lt. Col. Raynor E. Anderson, Lt. Col. John W. Gaddis, 376th Inf. Reg.
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