Кампании, в которых участвовала дивизия: Нидерланды (Rhineland), Эльзас - Арденны (Ardennes-Alsace), Центральная Европа (Central Europe).
На Северо-Западном ТВД в 1944-1945 гг.
- в боях - 133 дня
- потери личного состава: убито - 447 чел., ранено - 1 998 чел., пропало без вести - 422 чел., попало в плен - 29 чел.; небоевые потери - 1 400 чел.; потери от первоначальной численности - 40,3 %.
- потери танков: средних - 101, легких - 36.
- взято в плен солдат противника - 64 205 чел.
The division landed at Marseille France 30 Oct 44 and sent elements to guard the Franco-Italian border 14 Nov 44. The division moved north to Rambervillers on 20 Nov 44 and the next day CCA attacked toward Schirmeck to cut German escape routes, contacting the 3rd Inf Div in that vicinity on 25 Nov 44. CCA then advanced through Obernai toward Barr on 27 Nov 44 to block exits from the Vosges Mountains and battled through Erstein to capture Barr after heavy combat on 29 Nov 44. The next day CCA cleared St. Pierre and the division then entered the Alsatian Plain.
The division attacked across the Lauter River on 12 Dec 44 and the next day CCA took Souhz-sous-Forets. CCA captured Riedsehz on 15 Dec 44 as CCB seized both Salmbach and Schlerthal. It was then assigned defensive positions running south of Bitche near Neuhoffen and was hit by a strong German attack 1 Jan 45, which forced the division to withdraw. The division attacked from Kuhlendorf to break through to relieve the 79th Inf Div in Rittershoffen on 11 Jan 45, but CCA was halted in its first attempt. CCA cleared part of Rittershoffen the next day and on 13 Jan 45 the division took command of the Hatten-Rittershoffen sector where fierce fighting continued unabated. CCR lost ground at Hatten 16 Jan 45. CCB cleared Schweighausen and part of Bois de Ohlungen by 25 Jan 45. It then made a diversionary attack 1 Feb 45 east of Oberhoffen and withdrew, and the next day fought into Oberhoffen where it battled past 4 Feb 45. The division then assumed defensive posture and rehabilitated.
The division attacked across the Rothbach and Moder Rivers on 15 Mar 45 and moved forward to exploit breakthroughs. It crossed the Lauter River northeast of Schleithal on 19 Mar 45, and CCA attacked in the Wissembourg Gap the next day and reached the West WaJJ. It battled through strong opposition and fought the Battle for Steinfeld 20-22 Mar 45 with CCA and CCR. CCB captured Germersheim on the Rhine River 23 Mar 45 as CCA seized Schaidt. The division crossed the Rhine near Worms on 1 Apr 45 and attacked the next day through the lines of the 45th Inf Div toward Neustadt and Ostheim against diminishing resistance. CCB took Lohr from the retreating Germany forces 3 Apr 45 and captured Gemuenden on 5 Apr 45. In a rapid drive to Neustadt CCA took the town on 7 Apr 45 and then the division assembled. CCA and CCB assembled near Berg on 17 Apr 45 as CCR maintained its positions along the Creussen-Buchau line until relieved by the 71st Inf Div.
The division attacked 24 Apr 45 and reached the Altmuhl River at Beilngries and Gungolding and proceeded with bridging under heavy German fire. The division crossed 26 Apr 45 and reached the Danube the same day with CCA at Menning. CCB at Neustadt. and CCR at Mailing. It crossed the Danube River 28 Apr 45 and CCA advanced rapidly to reach the Isar River at Moosburg the following day. The division then crossed the Isar River at Moosburg 30 Apr 45 and fought into Landshut. CCB reached the Inn River near Aschau and took the bridge there intact on 2 May 45. The division was then utilized to process prisoners as hostilities were declared ended on 7 May 45.