Constituted 23 July 1918 as the 100th Division.
Organized in October 1918 at Camp Bowie, Texas.
Inactivated 30 November 1918 at Camp Bowie, Texas.
Activated 27 September 1921 with headquth November 1942 and reorganized at Fort Jackson, South Carolina as the 100th Infantry Division.
Inactivated 16 January 1946 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia.
Redesignated 15 October 1946 as the 100th Airborne Division.
Activated 23 October 1946 with headquarters at Louisville, Kentucky.
COMMANDERS IN COMBAT
Major General Withers A. Burress - Assumed command November 1942
ORDER OF BATTLE
Headquarters, 100th Infantry Division
Headquarters Company, 100th Infantry Division
100th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop
325th Engineer Combat Battalion
397th Infantry Regiment
398th Infantry Regiment
399th Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery
373rd Field Artillery Battalion
374th Field Artillery Battalion
375th Field Artillery Battalion
925th Field Artillery Battalion
Headquarters, Special Troops
325th Medical Battalion
800th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
100th Signal Company
100th Quartermaster Company
WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION
Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe