3AD WWII Chronology

 


1941-1945 
This chronology lists the major events we hope to cover in detail from general introductions to first-hand accounts from the veterans and their families themselves.

Chronology

  • 1941
    • April 15 — Activation at Camp Beauregard, LA
    • June 14 — Transfer to Camp Polk
  • 1942
    • July — Mojave Desert, CA
    • October — Camp Pickett, VA
  • 1943
    • January — Indiantown Gap, PA
    • September 5 — Board Ships for Europe
    • September 15 — Liverpool and Bristol
  • 1944
    • June 24 — Omaha Beach, Normandy
    • June 29 — Villiers-Fossard
    • August 5-8 — Battle of Mortain
    • September 3 — Capture of Mons
    • September 8 — Leige taken
    • September 21 — Reached Stolberg
    • December 19 — Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes
  • 1945
    • January 16 — Battle of the Bulge ends
    • March 5-7 — Cologne
    • March 21 — Rhine crossing at Honnef
    • March 30 — Death of General Rose
    • March 31 — Paderborn
    • April 11 — Nordhausen
    • April 21-23 — Dessau
    • May 8 — VE Day
    • September — First units return to New York