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6th Infantry Division (United States)

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The 6th Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War I, World War II, and the last years of the Cold War. Known as "Red Star", and formerly called the "Sight Seein' Sixth".

World War I

Subordinate units

  • 11th Infantry Brigade
  • 12th Infantry Brigade
  • 51st Infantry Regiment: 16 November 1917 – 22 September 1921
  • 52nd Infantry Regiment: 16 November 1917 – 1 September 1921
  • 53rd Infantry Regiment
  • 54th Infantry Regiment: 16 November 1917 – 24 October 1922
  • 16th Machine-Gun Battalion
  • 17th Machine-Gun Battalion
  • 18th Machine-Gun Battalion
  • 3rd Field Artillery Regiment
  • 11th Field Artillery Regiment
  • 78th Field Artillery Regiment

Commanding officers

  • Col. Charles E. Tayman: 26 November 1917 – 28 December 1917
  • Brig. Gen. James B. Erwin: 29 December 1917 – 27 August 1918
  • Maj. Gen. Walter H. Gordon: 28 August 1918 – 1 June 1919