Mouwembleem 24th Corps (Sleeve patch 24th Corps)

WW 2 aanmaak

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XXIV Corps (24th Corps) was a U.S. Army Corps-level command during World War II and the Vietnam War.

World War II

XXIV Corps was activated at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, on 8 April 1944. It participated in the invasion of Leyte in the Philippine Islands on 20 October 1944, with the 7th Infantry Divisionand 96th Infantry Division its major combat units. During the campaign on Leyte, the 77th Infantry Division came under control of XXIV Corps.

From 1 April to 30 June 1945, XXIV Corps and its divisions participated in the invasion of Okinawa. In September 1945, after the surrender of Japan, XXIV Corps moved to Korea, where it remained on occupation duty until its inactivation on 25 January 1949.



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