"Blue Ridge Division"

 80th Infantry Division

The division insignia is a white bordered escutcheon of gold emblazoned with three azure blue mountain peaks. It symbolizes the three "Blue Ridge" states, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, from which the majority of the 80th's World War I personnel were drawn.

Arrived European Theatre of Operations on 7 July 1944.

Arrived Continent 3 August 1944 and the Division entered combat at 8 August 1944


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