Order of Battle, Operation Overlord (6/6/1944)

 

Allies
    Unit Commander Notes
         
SUPREME H.Q. ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE (S.H.A.E.F.) Gen. D. D. Eisenhower  
         
21st BRITISH ARMY GROUP Gen. B. L. Montgomery  
         
79th Armoured Div. Lt. Gen. P. C. S. Hobart  
—— 1st Assault Bde., R. E. Brig. G. L. Watkinson  
——— 5th Assault Regt., R. E.    
———— 26th, 77th, 79th, 80th Assault Sqn., R. E.    
——— 6th Assault Regt., R. E.    
———— 81st, 82nd, 87th, 284th Assault Sqn., R. E.    
——— 42nd Assault Regt., R. E.    
———— 16th, 222nd, 557th, 617th Assault Sqn., R. E.    
——— 149th Assault Park Sqn., R. E.    
—— 30th Armoured Bde. Brig. N. W. Duncan  
——— 1st Lothians    
——— 22nd Dragoons    
——— Westminster Dragoons    
—— 1st Tank Bde. Brig. T. R. Price  
——— 11th, 42nd, 49th Regt., R.T.R.    
—— Royal Army Medical Corps, 79th Armoured Div.    
—— Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, 79th Armoured Div.    
——— 829th Armoured Troops Workshop    
—— Royal Army Service Corps, 79th Armoured Div.    
——— 264th, 269th Co.    
         
— 1st U.S. ARMY Lt. Gen. O. N. Bradley  
         
—— 2nd Cavalry Grp. (Mechanized) Col. C. H. Reed  
——— 2nd, 42nd Cavalry Recconnaissance Sqn.    
—— 15th Cavalry Grp. (Mechanized) Col. J. B. Reybold  
——— 15th, 17th Cavalry Recconnaissance Sqn.    
—— 99th Infantry Bn. (Separate)    
—— 771st Tank Destroyer Bn.    
—— 5th Field Artillery Grp.    
—— 258th Field Artillery Grp.    
——— 258th, 991st Field Artillery Bn.    
—— 987th Field Artillery Bn.    
—— 47th Anti-Aircraft Arty. Bde. (-)    
—— 2nd Anti-Aircraft Arty. Grp.    
—— 92nd Chemical Mortar Bn.    
—— Army Corps of Engineers, 1st Army    
——— 1103rd, 1105th, 1109th, 1111th, 1128th Engineer Combat Grp.    
——— 163rd Engineer Combat Bn.    
—— Advance Section, Communications Zone (Provisional)    
——— 1005th, 1056th Port Construction & Repair Grp.    
——— 14th Replacement Depot    
—— Medical Corps, 1st Army    
——— 31st, 68th, 134th Medical Grp.    
——— 178th, 179th, 180th Medical Bn.    
—— Ordinance Corps, 1st Army    
——— 6th, 71st, 84th Ordinance Bn.    
——— 100th (-), 101st Ordinance Bn. (Ammunition)    
—— Quartermaster Corps, 1st Army    
——— 47th, 471st Quartermaster Grp. (Mobile)    
——— 211st Quartermaster Bn. (Mobile)    
—— Signal Corps, 1st Army    
——— 35th (-), 40th Signal Construction Bn.    
         
—— V CORPS Maj. Gen. L. T. Gerow  
         
——— 3rd Armored Grp. Col. S. D. McLaughlin  
———— 741st, 743rd, 745th, 747th Tank Bn.    
———— 759th Tank Bn. (Light)    
——— 102nd Cavalry Grp. (Mechanized) Col. D. W. McGowan  
———— 38th, 102nd Cavalry Reconnaissance Sqn.    
——— 3rd Tank Destroyer Grp. Lt. Col. G. C. Warner  
———— 629th, 635th, 803rd, 893rd Tank Destroyer Bn.    
——— V Corps Artillery    
———— 5th Field Artillery Grp.    
————— 58th, 62nd Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 187th Field Artillery Grp.    
————— 187th, 200th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 406th Field Artillery Grp.    
————— 195th, 997th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 941st, 953rd, 955th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 17th Field Artillery Observation Bn.    
——— 49th Anti-Aircraft Arty. Bde.    
———— 11th Anti-Aircraft Grp.    
————— 116th, 411st, 474th, 535th, 552nd Anti-Aircraft Arty. Bn.    
———— 16th Anti-Aircraft Grp.    
————— 197th, 397th, 320nd, 413rd, 467th Anti-Aircraft Arty. Bn.    
———— 18th Anti-Aircraft Grp.    
————— 110th, 447th, 457th Anti-Aircraft Arty. Bn.    
———— 115th Anti-Aircraft Grp.    
————— 430th, 460th, 461st Anti-Aircraft Arty. Bn.    
———— 207th Anti-Aircraft Grp.    
————— 118th, 634th Anti-Aircraft Arty. Bn.    
——— 81st Chemical Mortar Bn.    
——— Army Corps of Engineers, V Corps    
———— 1121st Engineer Combat Grp.    
————— 254th Engineer Combat Bn.    
———— 1171st Engineer Combat Grp.    
————— 234th, 1340th Engineer Combat Bn.    
———— B/86th Engineer Bn.    
——— Engineer Special Bde. Grp.    
———— 1st Engineer Special Bde.    
———— 5th Engineer Special Bde.    
————— 37th, 336th, 348th Engineer Combat Bn.    
————— 6th Naval Beach Bn. (U.S.N.)    
————— 61st Medical Bn.    
———— 6th Engineer Special Bde.    
————— 147th, 149th, 203rd Engineer Combat Bn.    
————— 7th Naval Beach Bn. (U.S.N.)    
————— 60th Medical Bn.    
———— Special Engineer T.F.    
———— 11th Port    
——— Medical Corps, V Corps    
———— 53rd Medical Bn.    
———— 13th, 51st Field Hospital    
——— Ordinance Corps, V Corps    
———— 86th, 117th Ordinance Bn.    
——— Quartermaster Corps, V Corps    
———— 97th Quartermaster Bn.    
——— 56st Signal Bn.    
         
——— 1st Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. C. R. Huebner Omaha Beach
———— 16th Infantry Regt. Col. G. A. Taylor  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 16th Infantry Regt.    
———— 18th Infantry Regt. Col. G. A. Smith  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 18th Infantry Regt.    
———— 26th Infantry Regt. Col. J. F. R. Seitz  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 26th Infantry Regt.    
———— 1st Reconnnaissance Trp. (Mechanized)    
———— 1st Division Artillery    
————— 5th, 7th, 32nd, 33rd Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 1st Engineer Combat Bn.    
———— 1st Medical Bn.    
———— Special Troops, 1st Infantry Div.    
————— 701st Ordnance Light Maintenance Co.    
————— 1st Quartermaster Co.    
————— 1st Signal Co.    
         
———— 116th Infantry R.C.T., 29th Infantry Div. Col. D. W. Canham  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 116th Infantry Regt.    
————— 29th Reconnaissance Tp. Det.    
————— 111th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— Provisional Rangers Grp. Lt. Col. J. E. Rudder  
————— 2nd Rangers Bn.    
—————— D, E, F Co., 2nd Rangers Bn.   Point du Hoc
————— 5th Rangers Bn.    
———— 3rd Armored. Grp. (-) Col. S. D. McLaughlin  
————— 741st, 743rd, 745th Tank Bn.    
———— Special Engineer T. F.    
————— 146th, 299th (-) Engineer Combat Bn.    
————— Naval Combat Demolition Units (19x)    
———— 58th, 62nd Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 81st Chemical Mortar Bn.    
         
——— 29th Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. C. H. Gerhardt Omaha Beach
———— 115th Infantry Regt. Col. E. N. Slappey  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 115th Infantry Regt.    
———— 116th Infantry Regt. Col. D. W. Canham  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 116th Infantry Regt.    
———— 175th Infantry Regt. Col. P. R. Goode  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 175th Infantry Regt.    
———— 29th Reconnnaissance Trp. (Mechanized)    
———— 29th Division Artillery    
————— 110th, 111th, 224th, 227th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 121st Engineer Combat Bn.    
———— 104th Medical Bn.    
———— Special Troops, 29th Infantry Div.    
————— 729th Ordnance Light Maintenance Co.    
————— 29th Quartermaster Co.    
————— 29th Signal Co.    
         
———— 26th Infantry R.C.T., 1st Infantry Div. Col. J. F. R. Seitz  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 26th Infantry Regt.    
————— 33rd Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 3rd Armored. Grp. (-) Col. S. D. McLaughlin  
————— 747th Tank Bn.    
         
——— 2nd Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. W. M. Robertson D-Day+1
———— 9th Infantry Regt. Col. C. J. Hirschfelder  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 9th Infantry Regt.    
———— 23rd Infantry Regt. Col. H. E. Fuller  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 23rd Infantry Regt.    
———— 38th Infantry Regt. Col. W. A. Elliot  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 38th Infantry Regt.    
———— 2nd Reconnnaissance Trp. (Mechanized)    
———— 2nd Division Artillery    
————— 12th, 15th, 37th, 38th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 2nd Engineer Combat Bn.    
———— 2nd Medical Bn.    
———— Special Troops, 2nd Infantry Div.    
————— 722nd Ordnance Light Maintenance Co.    
————— 2nd Quartermaster Co.    
————— 2nd Signal Co.    
         
—— VII CORPS Maj. Gen. J. L. Collins  
         
——— 6th Armoured Grp. Col. F. F. Fainter  
———— 70th, 746th Tank Bn.    
——— 4th Cavalry Grp. Col. J. M. Tully  
———— 4th (-), 24th, Cavalry Sqn.    
——— 1st Tank Destroyer Grp. Col. B. G. Stevens  
———— 629th, 634th Tank Destroyer Bn.    
——— VII Corps Artillery    
———— 142nd Field Artillery Grp.    
————— 183rd, 951st Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 188th Field Artillery Grp.    
————— 188th, 957th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 980th (-), 981st Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 11th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Grp.    
————— 116th, 411th, 474th, 535th, 552nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Bn.    
———— 109th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Grp.    
————— 376th, 531st, 537th, 550th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Bn.    
——— 87th Chemical Mortar Bn.    
——— Army Corps of Engineers, VII Corps    
———— 1106th Engineer Combat Grp.    
———— 1110th Engineer Combat Grp.    
————— 148th, 207th, 300th Engineer Combat Bn.    
———— 1120th Engineer Combat Grp.    
————— 294th, 297th, 298th Engineer Combat Bn.    
——— Engineer Special Bde. Grp. (-)    
———— 1st Engineer Special Bde.    
————— 531st Engineer Shore Regt.    
————— 591st Engineer Boat Regt.    
————— 2nd Naval Beach Bn. (U.S.N.)    
————— 261st Medical Bn.    
——— Medical Corps, VII Corps    
———— 50th Medical Bn.    
———— 42nd, 45th Field Hospital    
——— Ordinance Corps, VII Corps    
———— 101st, 184th Ordinance Bn.    
——— Quartermaster Corps, VII Corps    
———— 692nd Quartermaster Bn.    
——— 50th Signal Bn.    
         
——— 4th Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. R. A. Barton Utah Beach
———— 8th Infantry Regt. Col. J. A. Van Fleet  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 8th Infantry Regt.    
———— 12th Infantry Regt. Col. R. P. Reeder  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 12th Infantry Regt.    
———— 22nd Infantry Regt. Col. H. A. Tribolet  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 22nd Infantry Regt.    
———— 4th Reconnaissance Trp. (Mechanized)    
———— 4th Division Artillery    
————— 20th, 29th, 42nd, 44th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 4th Engineer Combat Bn.    
———— 4th Medical Bn.    
———— Special Troops, 4th Infantry Div.    
————— 704th Ordnance Light Maintenance Co.    
————— 4th Quartermaste Co.    
————— 4th Signal Co.    
         
——— 359th Infantry Regt., 90th Infantry Div. Col. C. K. Fales  
———— 1st, 3rd Bn., 359th Infantry Regt.    
——— 6th Armoured Grp. Col. F. F. Fainter  
———— 70th, 746th Tank Bn.    
——— 801st, 899th (-) Tank Destroyer Bn.    
——— 65th Field Artillery Bn.    
——— 87th Chemical Mortar Bn.    
——— 1106th Engineer Combat Grp.    
———— 49th, 237th (-), 238th Engineer Combat Bn.    
——— Beach Obstacle Demolition Party    
———— 237th (-), B/299th Engineer Combat Bn.    
         
——— 82nd Airborne Div. Maj. Gen. M. B. Ridgway Utah Beach
———— 505th Parachute Infantry Regt. Col. W. E. Ekman  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 505th Parachute Infantry Regt.    
———— 507th Parachute Infantry Regt. Col. G. V. Millett Jr.  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 507th Parachute Infantry Regt.    
———— 508th Parachute Infantry Regt. Col R. E. Lindquist  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 508th Parachute Infantry Regt.    
———— 325th Glider Infantry Regt. Col. H. L. Lewis  
————— 1st, 2nd Bn., 325th Glider Infantry Regt.    
————— 2nd Bn., 401st Glider Infantry Regt.    
———— 82nd Division Artillery    
————— 319th, 320th Glider Field Artillery Bn    
————— 376th, 456th Parachute Field Artillery Bn.    
————— 80th Airborne Anti-Aircraft Bn.    
———— 307th Airborne Engineer Bn.    
———— 307th Airborne Medical Co.    
———— Special Troops, 82nd Airborne Div.    
————— 782nd Airborne Ordnance Maintenance Co.    
————— 407th Airborne Quartermaster Co.    
————— 82nd Airborne Signal Co.    
         
———— C Co.,746th Tank Bn.    
———— 899th Tank Destroyer Bn. (-)    
———— 87th Field Artillery Bn.    
         
——— 101st Airborne Div. Maj. Gen. M. D. Taylor Utah Beach
———— 501st Parachute Infantry Regt. Col. H. R. Johnson  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 501st Parachute Infantry Regt.    
———— 502nd Parachute Infantry Regt. Col. G. V. H. Moseley  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 502nd Parachute Infantry Regt.    
———— 506th Parachute Infantry Regt. Col. R. F. Sink  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 506th Parachute Infantry Regt.    
———— 327th Glider Infantry Regt. Col. G. S. Wear  
————— 1st, 2nd Bn., 327th Glider Infantry Regt.    
————— 1st Bn., 401st Glider Infantry Regt.    
———— 101st Division Artillery    
————— 321st, 901st Glider Field Artillery Bn    
————— 377th Parachute Field Artillery Bn.    
————— 81st Airborne Anti-Aircraft Bn.    
———— 326th Airborne Engineer Bn.    
———— 326th Airborne Medical Co.    
———— Special Troops, 101st Airborne Div.    
————— 801st Airborne Ordnance Maintenance Co.    
————— 426th Airborne Quartermaster Co.    
————— 101st Airborne Signal Co.    
         
——— 90th Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. J. W. MacKelvie D-Day+4
———— 357th Infantry Regt. Col. P. D. Ginder  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 357th Infantry Regt.    
———— 358th Infantry Regt. Col. J. V. Thompson  
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 358th Infantry Regt.    
———— 359th Infantry Regt. Col. C. K. Fales Utah Beach
————— 1st, 2nd, 3rd Bn., 359th Infantry Regt.    
———— 90th Reconnnaissance Trp. (Mechanized)    
———— 90th Division Artillery    
————— 343rd, 344th, 345th, 915th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 315th Engineer Combat Bn.    
———— 315th Medical Bn.    
———— Special Troops, 90th Infantry Div.    
————— 790th Ordnance Light Maintenance Co.    
————— 90th Quartermaster Co.    
————— 90th Signal Co.    
         
——— 9th Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. M. S. Eddy D+4
——— 79th Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. I. T. Wyche D+6
         
— 2nd BRITISH ARMY Lt. Gen. M. C. Dempsey  
         
—— Royal Artillery, 2nd Army    
——— 76th Anti-Aircraft Bde.    
——— 80th Anti-Aircraft Bde.    
——— 100th Anti-Aircraft Bde.    
———— 113th, 123rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
———— 90th, 107th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
——— 106th Anti-Aircraft Bde.    
———— 54th, 71st Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
———— 60th, 108th, 165th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
—— 11th Line of Command Area    
——— 101st Beach Sub-Area    
——— 102st Beach Sub-Area    
——— 103rd Beach Sub-Area    
——— 104th Beach Sub-Area    
——— No. 4 Line of Command Sub-Area    
         
—— I CORPS Lt. Gen. J. T. Crocker  
         
——— Inns of Court Regt., R.A.C.    
——— Royal Artillery, I Corps    
———— 4th Army Group Royal Artillery    
————— 150th Field Artillery Regt.    
————— 53rd, 65th, 68th, 79th Medium Artillery Regt.    
————— 51st Heavy Artillery Regt.    
———— 80th Anti-Aircraft Bde. (-)    
————— 73rd, 93rd, 114th (-), 139th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
————— 86th, 103rd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
———— 62nd Anti-Tank Regt.    
———— 102nd Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
——— Royal Engineers, I Corps    
———— 19th, 234th, 240th Field Co.    
———— 105th Field Park Co.    
———— 176th Workshop & Park Co.    
         
——— 3rd Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. T. G. Rennie Sword Beach
———— 8th Infantry Bde. Brig. E. E. Cass  
————— 1st Bn., Suffolk Regt.    
————— 2nd Bn., East Yorkshire Regt.    
————— 1st Bn., South Lancaster Regt.    
———— 9th Infantry Bde. Brig. J. G. Cunningham  
————— 2nd Bn., Lincolnshire Regt.    
————— 1st Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers    
————— 2nd Bn., Royal Ulster Rifles Regt.    
———— 185th Infantry Bde. Brig. K. P. Smith  
————— 2nd Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regt.    
————— 1st Bn., Royal Norfolk Regt.    
————— 2nd Bn., King's Shropshire Lt. Inf.    
———— 2nd Bn., Middlesex Regt. (Machine Gun)    
———— 3rd (Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) Reconnaissance Regt., R.A.C.    
———— Royal Artillery, 3rd Infantry Div.    
————— 7th, 33rd, 76th Field Artillery Regt.    
————— 20th Anti-Tank Regt.    
————— 92nd Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
———— Royal Engineers, 3rd Infantry Div.    
————— 17th, 246th, 253rd Field Co.    
————— 15th Field Park Co.    
————— 2nd Bridging Plat.    
———— Royal Army Medical Corps, 3rd Infantry Div.    
———— Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, 3rd Infantry Div.    
————— 8th, 9th, 185th Brigade Workshop Co.    
———— Royal Army Service Corps, 3rd Infantry Div.    
————— 23rd, 47th, 48th Co.    
————— 172nd Divisional Co.    
———— 3rd Ordinance Field Park, R.A.O.C.    
———— 3rd Division Signals, R.C.S.    
         
———— 27th Armoured Bde. Brig. G. E. Prior-Palmer  
————— 13/18th Royal Hussars    
————— 1st East Riding Yeomanry    
————— The Staffordshire Yeomanry    
————— 27th Armoured Bde. Workshops, R.E.M.E.    
————— 266th Forward Delivery Sqn., R.A.C.    
————— 90th Field Co. R.A.S.C.    
————— 27th Armoured Bde. Ordinance Field Park, R.A.O.C.    
————— 27th Armoured Bde. Signals, R.C.S.    
———— 1st Special Service Bde. (-) Brig. Lord Lovat  
————— No. 3, No. 4, No. 6 Commando    
————— No. 45 Royal Marine Commando    
————— No. 10 Inter-Allied Commando (-)    
—————— 1ère Bn., Fusiliers Marins    
———— 4th Special Service Bde. (-) Brig. B. W. Leicester  
————— No. 41 Royal Marine Commando    
———— 2nd Royal Marines Armoured Support Regt. (-)    
————— No. 5 Royal Marine Independent Armd. Support Btry.    
———— 101st Beach Sub-Area Brig. E. J. Montgomery  
————— 5th Bn., The King's Regt. (5th Beach Grp.)    
————— 1st Bn., Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Lt. Inf. (6th Beach Grp.)    
————— Pioneer Co.    
————— 18th G.H.Q. Troops Engineers, R.E.    
—————— 84th, 91st Field Co., R.E.    
————— 9th Port Operating Grp., R.E.    
————— 21st Transport Column, R.A.S.C.    
———— A/22nd Dragoons    
———— 5th Assault Regt., R.E. (-)    
————— 77th, 79th Assault Sqn., R.E.    
———— 4th Army Group Royal Artillery (-)    
————— 150th Field Artillery Regt.    
————— 53rd Medium Artillery Regt.    
———— 4th Regt., Royal Horse Artillery, R.A.    
———— 245 Btry., 62nd Anti-Tank Regiment, R.A.    
———— 'M', 'N' Anti-Aircraft Assault Group, R.A.    
————— 73rd (-), 93rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regt. (-)    
———— 71st, 263rd, 629th Field Co., R.E.    
         
——— 3rd (Canadian) Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. R. Keller Juno Beach
———— 7th Infantry Bde. Brig. H. W. Foster  
————— The Royal Winnipeg Rifles    
————— The Regina Rifles Regt.    
————— 1st Bn., Canadian Scottish Regt.    
———— 8th Infantry Bde. Brig. K. G. Blackader  
————— The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada    
————— The North Shore Regt.    
————— Le Régiment de la Chaudière    
———— 9th Infantry Bde. Brig. D. G. Cunningham  
————— The Highland Lt. Inf. of Canada    
————— The Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders    
————— The North Nova Scotia Highlanders    
———— The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Machine Gun)    
———— 7th Reconnaissance Regt., R.C.A.C.    
———— Royal Canadian Artillery, 3rd Infantry Div.    
————— 12th, 13th, 14th, Field Artillery Regt.    
————— 3rd Anti-Tank Regt.    
————— 4th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
———— Royal Canadian Engineers, 3rd Infantry Div.    
————— 6th, 16th, 18th Field Co.    
————— 3rd Field Park Co.    
———— Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, 3rd Infantry Div.    
————— No. 14, No. 22, No. 23 Field Ambulance    
———— Royal Canadian Electric & Mechanical Engineers, 3rd Infantry Div.    
———— Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, 3rd Infantry Div.    
———— 3rd Ordinance Field Park, R.C.O.C.    
———— 3rd Division Signals, R.C.C.S.    
         
———— 2nd Armoured Bde.    
————— 6th Armoured Regt. (1st Hussards)    
————— 10th Armoured Regt. (The Fort Garry Horse)    
————— 27th Armoured Regt. (The Sherbrook Regt.)    
————— 17th Light Field Ambulance, R.C.M.C.    
————— 2nd Armoured Bde. Workshops, R.C.E.M.E.    
————— 2nd Armoured Bde. Ordinance Field Park, R.C.A.O.C.    
————— 2nd Armoured Bde. Signals, R.C.C.S.    
———— 4th Special Service Bde. (-) Brig. B. W. Leicester  
————— No. 46 Royal Marine Commando    
———— 2nd Royal Marine Armd. Support Regt.    
———— 102nd Beach Sub-Area Brig. N. B. Brading  
————— 8th Bn., The King's Regt. (7th Beach Grp.)    
————— 5th Bn., Royal Berkshire Regt. (8th Beach Grp.)    
————— 3rd, 8th, 102nd, 129th, 149th, 267th, 292nd, 303rd Pioneer Co.    
————— 7th G.H.Q. Troops Engineers, R.E.    
—————— 72nd, 85th, 184th, 240th Field Co., R.E.    
————— 11th Port Operating Grp., R.E.    
————— 30th Transport Column, R.A.S.C.    
———— 5th Assault Regt., R.E. (-)    
————— 26th, 80th Assault Sqn., R.E.    
———— 19th, 191st Field Artillery Regt., R.C.A.    
———— 6th Field Artillery Regt., R.A.    
———— 248th Btry., 62nd Anti-Tank Regt., R.A.    
———— 'O', 'P' Anti-Aircraft Assault Group, R.A.    
————— 93rd (-), 114th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt. (-)    
———— 5th Field Co., R.C.E.    
———— 262nd Field Co., R.E.    
         
——— 6th Airborne Div. Maj. Gen. R. N. Gale Sword Beach
———— 3rd Parachute Brigade Brig. J. Hill  
————— 8th (Midlands) Parachute Bn.    
————— 9th (Eastern & Home Counties) Parachute Bn.    
————— 1st (Canadian) Parachute Bn.    
———— 5th Parachute Brigade Brig. N. Poett  
————— 7th (Light Infantry) Parachute Bn.    
————— 12th, 13th Parachute Bn.    
———— 6th Airlanding Brigade Brig. H. Kindersley  
————— 1st Bn., Royal Ulster Rifles    
————— 2nd Bn., Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Lt. Inf.    
————— 12th Bn., Devonshire Regt.    
———— 22nd Independent Parachute Co. (Pathfinders)    
———— 6th Airborne Armd. Reconnaissance Regt., R.A.C.    
———— Royal Artillery, 6th Airborne Div.    
————— 53rd (Worcester Yeomanry) Airlanding Light Regt.    
————— 3rd, 4th Airlanding Anti-Tank Btry.    
————— 2nd Airlanding Light Anti-Aircraft Btry.    
———— Royal Engineers, 6th Airborne Div.    
————— 3rd, 591st Parachute Sqn.    
————— 249th Airborne Field Co.    
————— 286th Airborne Field Park Co.    
———— Royal Army Medical Corps, 6th Airborne Div.    
————— No. 127, No. 224 Parachute Field Ambulance    
————— No. 195 Airlanding Field Ambulance    
———— Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, 6th Airborne Div.    
————— 6th Airborne Div. Workshops    
————— 10th Light Aid Det.    
————— 12th Airlanding Light Aid Det.    
———— Royal Army Service Corps, 6th Airborne Div.    
————— 63rd, 398th Airborne Composite Co.    
————— 716th Airborne Light Composite Co.    
———— 6th Airborne Ordinance Field Park, R.A.O.C.    
———— 6th Airborne Division Signals, R.C.S.    
———— Glider Pilot Regt.    
————— No. 1, No. 2 Wing    
         
——— 51st (Highland) Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. D. C. Bullen-Smith D-Day/D-Day+1
———— 152nd Infantry Bde. Brig. A. J. H. Cassels  
————— 2nd Bn., 5th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders    
————— 5th Bn. Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders    
———— 153rd Infantry Bde. Brig. H. Murray  
————— 1st Bn., 5/7th Bn., Gordon Highlanders    
————— 5th Bn., Black Watch    
———— 154th Infantry Bde. Brig. J. Oliver  
————— 1st Bn., 7th Bn., Black Watch    
————— 7th Bn., Argyll & Sunderland Highlanders    
———— 1st/7th Bn., Middlesex Regt. (Machine Gun)    
———— 2nd Bn., Derbyshire Yeomanry, R.A.C.    
———— Royal Artillery, 51st Infantry Div.    
————— 126th, 127th, 128th Field Artillery Regt.    
————— 61st Anti-Tank Regt.    
————— 40th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
———— Royal Engineers, 51st Infantry Div.    
————— 274th, 275th, 276th Field Co.    
————— 239th Field Park Co.    
————— 16th Bridging Plat.    
———— Royal Army Medical Corps, 51st Infantry Div.    
————— No. 174, No 175, No. 176 Field Ambulance    
———— Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, 51st Infantry Div.    
————— 152nd, 153rd, 154th Brigade Workshop Co.    
———— Royal Army Service Corps, 51st Infantry Div.    
————— 525th, 526th, 527th, Co.    
————— 458th Divisional Co.    
———— 51st Ordinance Field Park, R.A.O.C.    
———— 51st Division Signals, R.C.S.    
         
———— 4th Armoured Bde. Brig. G. E. Prior-Palmer  
————— Royal Scots Greys    
————— 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)    
————— 44th Royal Tank Regiment    
————— 2nd Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps (Motorized)    
————— 14th Light Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C.    
————— 4th Armoured Bde. Workshops, R.E.M.E.    
————— 271st Forward Delivery Sqn., R.A.C.    
————— 5th Field Co. R.A.S.C.    
————— 4th Armoured Bde. Ordinance Field Park, R.A.O.C.    
————— 4th Armoured Bde. Signals, R.C.S.    
———— 79th Medium Artillery Regt.    
         
—— XXX CORPS Lt. Gen. G. G. Bucknall  
         
——— 4th Special Service Bde. (-) Brig. B. W. Leicester  
————No. 46 Royal Marine Commando    
——— 11th Hussars, R.A.C.    
——— Royal Artillery, XXX Corps    
———— 5th Army Group Royal Artillery    
————— 7th, 64th, 84th, 121th Medium Artillery Regt.    
————— 52nd Heavy Artillery Regt.    
————— 987th Field Artillery Bn.    
———— 73rd Anti-Tank Regt. (-)    
———— 76th Anti-Aircraft Bde.    
————— 62/20th, 120th, 125th, 127th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
————— 99th, 112th, 113th (-), 146th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
———— 27th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
——— Royal Engineers, XXX Corps    
———— 11th, 209th, 210th Field Co.    
———— 211st Field Park Co.    
         
——— 50th (Northumberland) Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. D. A. H. Graham Gold Beach
———— 69th Infantry Bde. Brig. F. Y. C. Knox  
————— 5th Bn., East Yorkshire Regt.    
————— 6th, 7th Bn., Green Howards    
———— 151th Infantry Bde. Brig. R. H. Senior  
————— 6th, 8th, 9th Bn., Durham Lt. Inf.    
———— 231th Infantry Bde. Brig. A. B. G. Stanier  
————— 2nd Bn., Devonshire Regt.    
————— 1st Bn., Hampshire Regt.    
————— 1st Bn., Dorsetshire Regt.    
———— 2nd Bn., Cheshire Regt. (Machine Gun)    
———— 61st Recconnaissance Regt., R.A.C.    
———— Royal Artillery, 50th Infantry Div.    
————— 74th, 90th, 124th Field Artillery Regt.    
————— 102nd Anti-Tank Regt.    
————— 25th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
———— Royal Engineers, 50th Infantry Div.    
————— 233rd, 295th, 505th Field Co.    
————— 235th Field Park Co.    
————— 15th Bridging Plat.    
———— Royal Army Medical Corps, 50th Infantry Div.    
————— No. 149, No. 186, No. 200 Field Ambulance    
———— Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, 50th Infantry Div.    
————— 69th, 151st, 231st Brigade Workshop Co.    
———— Royal Army Service Corps, 50th Infantry Div.    
————— 356th, 508th, 522nd Co.    
————— 524th Divisional Co.    
———— 50th Ordinance Field Park, R.A.O.C.    
———— 50th Division Signals, R.C.S.    
         
———— 8th Armoured Bde. Brig. B. Cracroft  
————— 4th/7th Dragoons Guard    
————— Notts Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers)    
————— 24th Lancers    
————— 12th (Queen's Westminsters) Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps (Motorized)    
————— 147th Field Artillery Regt., R.A.    
————— 168th Light Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C.    
————— 8th Armoured Bde. Workshops, R.E.M.E.    
————— 265th Forward Delivery Sqn., R.A.C.    
————— 552nd Field Co. R.A.S.C.    
————— 8th Armoured Bde. Ordinance Field Park, R.A.O.C.    
————— 8th Armoured Bde. Signals, R.C.S.    
———— 56th (Independent) Infantry Bde. Brig. E. C. Pepper  
————— 2nd Bn., South Wales Borderers    
————— 2nd Bn., Gloucestershire Regt.    
————— 2nd Bn., Essex Regt.    
———— 4th Special Service Bde. (-) Brig. B. W. Leicester  
————— No. 47 Royal Marine Commando    
———— 1st Royal Marine Armd. Support Regt.    
———— 104th Beach Sub-Area    
————— 2nd Bn., Hertfordshire Regt. (9th Beach Grp.)    
————— 6th Bn., Border Regt. (10th Beach Grp.)    
————— 18th Bn., Durham Lt. Inf. (36th Beach Brick)    
————— 58th, 115th, 144th, 170th, 190th, 225th, 243rd, 293rd Pioneer Co.    
————— 8th G.H.Q. Troops Engineers, R.E.    
—————— 69th, 89th, 90th, 183rd Field Co.    
————— 1043rd Port Operating Grp., R.E.    
————— 305th, 536th, 705th General Transport Co., R.A.S.C.    
———— B Sqn., C Sqn., Westminster Dragoons    
———— 6th Assault Regt., R.E. (-)    
————— 81st, 82nd Assault Sqn., R.E.    
———— 86th, 147th Field Artillery Regiment, R.A.    
———— 198th, 234th Btry., 73rd Anti-Tank Regiment, R.A.    
———— 'Q', 'R' Anti-Aircraft Assault Group, R.A.    
————— 93rd (-), 120th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt. (-)    
————— 113rd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regt. (-)    
———— 73rd, 280th Field Co., R.E.    
         
——— 7th Armoured Div. Maj. Gen. G. W. E. J. Erskine D-Day +2
———— 22nd Armoured Bde. Brig. W. R. N. Hinde  
————— 1st, 5th Royal Tank Regiment    
————— 4th County of London Yeomanry    
————— 1st Bn., Rifle Brigade    
———— 131st Infantry Bde. Brig. M. S. Ekins  
————— 1/5th Bn., 1/6th Bn., 1/7th Bn., Queen's Royal Regt.    
———— 8th Hussars, R.A.C.    
———— Royal Artillery, 7th Armoured Div.    
————— 3rd, 5th Regt., Royal Horse Artillery    
————— 65th Anti-Tank Regt.    
————— 15th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt.    
———— Royal Engineers, 7th Armoured Div.    
————— 4th, 621st Field Co.    
————— 143rd Field Park Co.    
————— 7th Bridging Plat.    
———— Royal Army Medical Corps, 7th Armoured Div.    
————— No. 2 Light Field Ambulance    
————— No. 131 Field Ambulance    
———— Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, 7th Armoured Div.    
————— 7th Armoured Troops Workshop    
————— 22nd, 131st Brigade Workshop Co.    
———— Royal Army Service Corps, 7th Armoured Div.    
————— 58th, 67th, 507th Co.    
———— 7th Armoured Ordinance Field Park, R.A.O.C.    
———— 7th Armoured Division Signals, R.C.S.    
         
——— 49th (West Riding) Infantry Div. Maj. Gen. E. H. Barker D-Day +6

 

Axis
    Unit Commander Location
         
OBERKOMMANDO DER WERMACHT (O.K.W.) G.F.M. W. Keitel  
         
— PANZERGRUPPE WEST G.d.P. L. G. v. Schweppenburg  
——— Panzer Lehr Div.    
         
——— I. SS-PANZERKORPS S.S.OGF. J. Dietrich  
———— 1. SS Panzer-Div (L.S.S.A.H.)    
———— 12. SS Panzer-Div. (Hitlerjugend)    
———— 17. SS Panzergrenadier-Div (Götz von Berlichingen)    
         
OBERBEFEHLSHABER WEST (O.B. WEST) G.F.M. G. v. Rundstedt  
         
HEERESGRUPPE B G.F.M. E. Rommel  
         
— XXXXVII. PANZERKORPS G.d.P. H. F. v. F.  
—— 2. Panzer-Div.    
—— 21. Panzer-Div.    
—— 116. Panzer-Div.    
         
— 7. ARMEE Gen. F. Dollmann  
—— 91. Luftlande-Infanterie-Div.    
         
—— XXV. ARMEEKORPS G.d.A. W. Fahrmbacher  
——— 265. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 275. Infanterie-Div.    
——— 343. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
         
—— LXXIV. ARMEEKORPS G.d.I. E. Straube  
——— 77. Infanterie-Div.    
——— 266. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 353. Infanterie-Div.    
         
—— LXXXIV. ARMEEKORPS G.d.A. E. Marcks  
——— 243. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 319. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 352. Infanterie-Div.    
——— 709. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 716. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
         
—— II. FALLSCHIRMKORPS G.d.F. E. Meindl  
——— 3. Fallschirmjäger-Div.    
——— 5. Fallschirmjäger-Div.    
         
— 15. ARMEE Gen. H. R. v. Salmuth  
—— 182. Reserve-Infanterie-Div.    
—— 326. Infanterie-Div.    
         
—— LXVII. ARMEEKORPS GenLt. A. Gause  
——— 85. Infanterie-Div.    
——— 344. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 348. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
         
—— LXXXI. ARMEEKORPS G.d.P. A. Kuntzen  
——— 84. Infanterie-Div.    
——— 245. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 346. Infanterie-Div.    
——— 711. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 17. Luftwaffen Feld-Div. (bodenständig)    
         
—— LXXXII. ARMEEKORPS G.d.A. J. Sinnhuber  
——— 47. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 49. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 331. Infanterie-Div.    
——— 18. Luftwaffen Feld-Div. (bodenständig)    
         
—— LXXXIX. ARMEEKORPS G.d.I. W. F. v.u.z. Gilsa  
——— 48. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 165. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 712. Infanterie-Div. (bodenständig)    
——— 19. Luftwaffen Feld-Div.    
         
WEHRMACHTBEFEHLSHABER NIEDERLANDE G.d.F. F. Christiansen  
         
— LXXXVIII. ARMEEKORPS G.d.I. H. W. Reinhard  
—— 347. Infanterie-Div.    
—— 719. Infanterie-Div.    
—— 19. Luftwaffen Feld-Div.    
         
ARMEEGRUPPE G Gen. J. Blaskowitz Southern France

 

Notes:

(1) Only includes full divisonal units (and larger) that participated in the initial landings and the immediate follow-up (up to D-Day+2). Units in italics are attached elsewhere. Spaces after divisional units represent attachments.

(2) Support units below batallion size outside of an immediate parent unit not included.

(3) German LXXXIII. Armeekorps under operational control of 7. Heeresarmee and under administrative control of Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Niederlande.

Source: Personally compiled from various sources including D-Day: Etats des Lieux; D-Day Overlord; World War II Armed Forces.