75th Infantry Division (United States)

active United States Army Reserve formation

The 75th Infantry Division was a division of the United States Army in World War II. It was also active from 1952 to 1957 as a combat division of the United States Army Organized Reserves. The 75th was activated 15 April 1943, at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.[1]

In 1993, the division was activated again as the 75th Division (Training Support) in the Army Reserve, and remains active. In January 2003, numerous units of the 75th Division (Training Support) were mobilized to train other Army Reserve and National Guard units deploying overseas in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF). Several of the division's units remain mobilized even to the present day.

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  1. 75th Infantry Division: Ardennes, Central Europe, Rhineland, eds. Bill Schiller, Lisa Thompson (Paducah, KY: Turner Pub., 1999), p. 2