U.S. Military Units That Served in WWII

Name Beginning With (8)

Updated 12/01/10

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Name                                                                                                        Resource #

8th Attack Squadron                                                                                                              893

8th Bomb Squadron                                                                                                               314; 727

8th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop                                                                                         831

8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade                                                                            528

8th Field Artillery                                                                                                                    839

8th Fighter Group                                                                                                                   290; 443; 754

8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division                                                                             37; 155; 193; 239; 375; 384; 457

8th Infantry Division                                                                                                                193; 375; 382; 403; 437; 482; 493; 612; 831; 893

8th Marine Defense Battalion                                                                                                  753

8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division                                                                              145; 156; 302; 388; 407; 753

8th Photo Reconnaissance Group                                                                                            757

8th Pursuit Group                                                                                                                   290

8th Reconnaissance Squadron                                                                                                437

8th Squadron, 3rd Bomb Group, Fifth Air Force                                                                    173

8th Tank Battalion, Combat Command B, 4th Armored Division                                             94

80th Airborne Anti-aircraft Battalion                                                                                       482

80th Airborne Anti-Tank Battalion                                                                                          893

80th Fighter Squadron                                                                                                            754

80th Infantry Division                                                                                                              93; 94; 96; 248; 375; 382; 402; 406; 437; 472; 557; 831

80th Medical Battalion                                                                                                            482

80th Troop Carrier Squadron                                                                                                 383

81st Airborne Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Battalion                                                                     893

81st Armored Reconnaissance Battalion                                                                                 831

81st Chemical Mortar Battalion                                                                                              472

81st Combat Engineer Battalion                                                                                             557

81st Fighter Group                                                                                                                 290; 443

81st Infantry Division                                                                                                              42; 181; 211; 287; 317; 437

81st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Armored Division                                                              540

81st Troop Carrier Squadron                                                                                                 383

82nd Airborne Division                                                                                                           1; 38; 39; 91; 93; 96; 100; 193; 197; 214; 239; 255; 316;

                                                                                                                                              372; 375; 382; 383; 384; 387; 397; 456; 470; 482; 542;

                                                                                                                                              557; 727; 765; 785; 831; 839; 893

82nd Airborne Division Headquarters                                                                                     893

82nd Airborne Division Artillery Headquarters                                                                        893

82nd Airborne Military Police Company                                                                                  482

82nd Airborne Reconnaissance Platoon                                                                                   482

82nd Airborne Signal Company                                                                                               482

82nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion                                                                                     482

82nd Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Armored Division                                              59; 557; 831

82nd Chemical Mortar Battalion                                                                                              528

82nd Honor Guard Company                                                                                                  482

82nd Parachute Maintenance Company                                                                                   482

82nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Armored Division                                                            727

82nd Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron                                                                                 757; 765

82nd Troop Carrier Squadron                                                                                                383

83rd Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Armored Division                                              437; 557; 831

83rd Bombardment Squadron                                                                                                 893

83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion                                                                                              243; 482; 839

83rd Infantry Division                                                                                                              179; 193; 344; 375; 382; 557; 831

84th Field Artillery Battalion, 9th Infantry Division                                                                    540

84th Infantry Division                                                                                                              1; 59; 344; 375; 422; 482; 501; 557; 831

84th Smoke Generator Company                                                                                            464

84th Troop Carrier Squadron                                                                                                  893

85th Engineer Heavy Pontoon Battalion                                                                                   662

85th Infantry Division                                                                                                              215; 292; 321; 382; 402; 437; 785; 831

85th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division                                                       785; 839

85th Reconnaissance Group                                                                                                   215

86th Bomb Group                                                                                                                  757

86th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron                                                                                  831

86th Chemical Mortar Battalion                                                                                              200

86th Infantry Division                                                                                                              37; 42

86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division                                                        535; 785; 839

86th Ordnance Heavy Automotive Maintenance Company                                                      587

87th Armored Field Artillery Battalion                                                                                     482

87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron                                                                                  482; 557; 831

87th Fighter Squadron, 79th Fighter Group                                                                             57

87th Infantry Division                                                                                                              84; 96; 344; 375; 402; 482; 557; 893

87th Mountain Combat Team                                                                                                  447

87th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division                                                        785; 839

87th Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Armored Division                                                            470

88th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop                                                                                       831

88th Chemical Mortar Battalion                                                                                              181

88th Infantry Division                                                                                                              215; 382; 506; 785; 831

89th Attack Squadron                                                                                                            754

89th Bomb Squadron, 3rd Attack Group                                                                                271; 754

89th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 9th Armored Division                                               338; 470; 557; 831

89th Infantry Division                                                                                                              84; 375; 382

89th Reconnaissance Squadron                                                                                               737

89th Squadron, 3rd Bomb Group, Fifth Air Force                                                                   173

89th Transport Group                                                                                                             893

89th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                                       893

801st Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               90; 382; 557

802nd Medical Air Evacuation Squadron                                                                                 893

802nd Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                              382

803rd Military Police Battalion                                                                                                292

803rd Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                              382; 865

804th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               382

805th Aviation Engineer Battalion                                                                                            765

805th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               382; 540

808th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               382

811th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               382; 470

813th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron                                                                                  893

813th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               382; 482; 484

814th Military Police Battalion                                                                                                 532

814th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               107; 382; 557

815th Bomb Squadron, 483rd Bomb Group, Fifteenth Air Force                                             571

816th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron                                                                                  893

817th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               382

818th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               382

820th Bombardment Squadron                                                                                                754

820th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               87; 382; 557

821st Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               382; 403

822nd Bomb Squadron, 38th Bomb Group                                                                             338

822nd Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                              382

823rd Squadron, 38th Bomb Group, Fifth Air Force                                                               173

823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                              208; 358; 382; 557

825th Antitank Battalion                                                                                                          97

825th Engineer Aviation Battalion                                                                                            30

825th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               358; 382; 557

827th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               382

834th Engineer Aviation Battalion                                                                                            278

841st Supply Company, French 2nd Armored Division                                                            174

853rd Aviation Engineer Battalion                                                                                            765

856th Bombardment Squadron, 492nd Bombardment Group                                                   105

857th Bombardment Squadron, 492nd Bombardment Group                                                   105

858th Bombardment Squadron, 492nd Bombardment Group                                                   105

859th Bombardment Squadron, 492nd Bombardment Group                                                   105

872nd Field Artillery Battalion, 66th Infantry Division                                                                814

873rd Air Engineers Squadron                                                                                                 893

877th Airborne Engineers Aviation Battalion                                                                             893

879th Engineer Aviation Battalion                                                                                             593

888th Field Artillery Battalion                                                                                                   200

889th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                                482

893rd Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                               193; 382

894th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                                382; 540

899th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                                                                208; 382; 487

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