1st Armored Division (United States)

1st Armored Division (United States)

1st Armored Division "Old Ironsides" (1942–1945)
Parent unit 1st Armored Division
Components
  • 1st Armored Regiment (Light)
  • 13th Armored Regiment (Light)
  • 6th Armored Infantry Regiment
  • 16th Engineer Battalion (Armored)
U.S. Armored Divisions
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2nd Armored Division (Inactive)


The 1st Armored Division—nicknamed "Old Ironsides"—is the standing armored division of the United States Army, with its base of operations in Fort Bliss, Texas. It was the first armored division of the U.S. Army to see battle in World War II.

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