Amerikaanse 82nd Airborne Division

Commandanten en Order of Battle tot juni 1944

82nd Airborne Division

Commanding Officers:
Omar N. Bradley
(23 maart 1942 Ė 25 juni 1942)
Matthew B. Ridgway
(26 juni 1942 Ė 27 augustus 1944)
James Gavin
(28 augustus 1944 Ė 26 maart 1948)


Camp Claiborne, 15 augustus 1942:

Commanding General:
Major General Omar N. Bradley
Chief of Staff:
George VanPope


Noord-Afrika, april 1943:

Commanding General:
Major General Matthew B. Ridgway
Regimental Combat Team:
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
325th Glider Infantry Regiment


SiciliŽ, operatie Husky, 9 juli 1943:
Commanding General:
Major General Matthew B. Ridgway
Samenstelling:
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
307th Airborne Engineer Battalion
376th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
456th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
319th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
320th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
307th Airborne Engineer Battalion
80th Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion


Salerno, ItaliŽ, 13 september 1943:
Commanding General:
Major General Matthew B. Ridgway


29 september 1943:
Commanding General:
Major General Matthew B. Ridgway
Samenstelling:
Headquarters and HQ Company
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
307th Airborne Engineer Battalion
82nd Airborne Division Artillery
    - Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
    - 319th Glider Field Artillery Battalion (75mm Pack Howitzer) 
    - 320th Glider Field Artillery Battalion (75mm Pack Howitzer)
80th Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion
307th Airborne Medical Battalion
782nd Airborne Ordnance Maintenance Company 
407th Airborne Quartermaster Company
82nd Airborne Signal Company
Military Police Platoon 
Toegewezen eenheden:
    - 1st Ranger Battalion
    - 3rd Ranger Battalion
    - 4th Ranger Battalion
    - 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry Regiment
    - Detachment, 813th Tank Destroyer Battalion
    - A Battery, 133rd Field Artillery Battalion (105mm Howitzer) 
    - A Battery, 155th Field Artillery Battalion (155mm Howitzer) 
    - C Battery, 155th Field Artillery Battalion (155mm Howitzer)
    - F Company, 540th Engineer Shore Regiment
    - C Company, 83rd Chemical Battalion (Motorized) 
    - Company, 83rd Chemical Battalion (Motorized) 
    - 405th Medical Collecting Company 
    - 2nd Platoon, 602nd Medical Clearing Company 
    - 1st Platoon, 90th Quartermaster Company (Railhead) 
    - H Company, 36th Engineer Combat Regiment
    - Detachment, 63rd Signal Battalion 
    - C Detachment, 72nd Signal Company (Special) 
    - Detachment, 180th Signal Repair Company
    - Detachment, 286th Signal Company

Definitielijst

Ranger
Amerikaanse benaming voor een speciaal opgeleide soldaat (vergelijkdaar met commando).
Regiment
Onderdeel van een divisie. Een divisie bestaat uit een aantal regimenten. Bij de landmacht van oudsher de benaming van de grootste organieke eenheid van ťťn wapensoort.

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Major General Omar Bradley
(Bron: U.S. Army photo)


Matthew Ridgeway
(Bron: U.S. Army photo)


James Gavin
(Bron: U.S. Army photo)

Informatie

Artikel door:
Wilco Vermeer
Geplaatst op:
16-09-2015
Laatst gewijzigd:
19-06-2017
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