65th Cavalry Division (United States)

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The Army Reserve's 65th Cavalry Division was created due to the perceived need for additional cavalry units. It was numbered in succession with the Regular Army Divisions, not all of which were active at its creation.

The 65th Cavalry Division was organized in the Mid-Western United States. The division was composed of personnel from Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin.


Standard organization chart for a Cavalry Division in November 1940

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