History Of The 29th In WW2



Activated: 3 February 1941
Overseas: 5 October 1942
Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe
Days of combat: 242
Distinguished Unit Citations: 4
Awards: MH-2 ; DSC-44 ; DSM-1 ; SS-854 ; LM-17; SM-24 ; BSM-6,308 ; AM-176
Commanders: Maj. Gen. Milton A. Reckord (February 1941-January 1942), Maj. Gen. Leonard T. Gerow (February 1942-July 1943), Maj. Gen. Charles H. Gerhardt (July 1943 to inactivation)
Returned to U.S: 4 January 1946
Inactivated: 17 January 1946

Killed: 3,720
Wounded: 15,403
Missing: 462
Captured: 526

Battle Casualties: 20,111
Non-Battle Casualties: 8,665
Total Casualties: 28,776


 

 

 

 



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