19th Division (United States)

19th Infantry Division
109th Infantry Division
Active 1917–19
Country  United States
Branch  United States Army
Role Phantom formation (in WWII)
Size Division

World War I
World War II

There have been a number of 19th Divisions in the history of the United States Army.

During the Second World War the division remained inactive. However, it saw service of a kind as a "phantom division" as part of Allied deception measures. It was assigned to SHAEF for use in Operation Fortitude South, but was never actually utilized during that endeavor.

The division's order of battle included the following fictional units:

In July 1944 the Division was redesignated as the 109th Infantry Division.

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