106th Infantry Division (United States)

106th Infantry Division (United States)

The 106th Infantry Division was a division of the United States Army formed for service during World War II. Two of its three regiments were overrun and surrounded in the initial days of the Battle of the Bulge, and they were forced to surrender to German forces on 19 December 1944. The division was never officially added to the troop list following the Second World War, despite having been almost completely organized in Puerto Rico by 1948; subsequently, the War Department determined the division was not needed and deactivated the division headquarters in 1950.

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106th Infantry Division (United States) - Honors - Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
... Description ... On a blue disc within a white edge,a gold lion'sface all within a red border ... Symbolism The blue is for infantry while the red represents artillery support ...

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