13th Airborne Division Artillery

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13th Airborne Division Artillery
Active 1943-46
Country United States United States of America
Branch  United States Army
Type Field artillery
Role Division artillery
Size Brigade
Equipment M1 75mm pack howitzer, M3 105mm howitzer
Commander Brigadier General Eric S. Molitor, 1943-46

The 13th Airborne Division Artillery is an inactive field artillery unit of the United States Army, active from 1943-1946. The unit served with the 13th Airborne Division in World War II and deployed to France, but was not committed to combat, although the 460th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion saw action with the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team before its assignment to the division.


Lineage & honors[edit]


  • Constituted 26 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 13th Airborne Division Artillery
  • Activated 13 August 1943 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Inactivated 25 February 1946 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Unofficial; estimated from the lineage of the 13th Airborne Division, posted by the Airborne and Special Operations Museum at [1].

Campaign participation credit[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ United States Army, "13th Airborne Division" (1946). World War Regimental Histories. Book 180. <http://digicom.bpl.lib.me.us/ww_reg_his/180>.

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