Activated 15 Sep 1942 •  Entered Combat 19 Apr 1944  •  Days of Combat 0  •  Casualties 0


Commanding Generals

Maj. Gen. Paul L. Ransom   (Sep 42 - Nov 43) 
Maj. Gen. George W. Griner, Jr   (Nov 43 - Jun 44) 
Maj. Gen. Ralph C. Smith   (Jul 44 - Aug 44) 
Maj. Gen. Arthur M. Harper   (Oct 44 - inactivation)



Ryukyus (26 Mar - 2 Jul 45)



The 98th Infantry Division saw no combat in World War II. It arrived in Hawaii, 19 April 1944, and remained on security duty until the end of the war in the Pacific. In mid-August 1945, the Division left for occupation duty in Japan, arriving on 27 September 1945.

Notes and sources:
Date Activated is the date the division was activated or inducted into federal service (national guard units).
Casualties are number of killed, wounded in action, captured, and missing.
The dates after the campaign name are the dates of the campaign not of the division.
The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States; , U.S. Government Printing Office. Army Battle Casualties and Nonbattle Deaths in World War II, Final Report, 1 December 1941 - 31 December 1946. US Army Center of Military History at http://www.history.army.mil/ Various divisional histories