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.

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  • Headquarters & Headquarters Troop
  • 159th Brigade
    • 317th Cavalry Regiment[1]
    • 318th Cavalry Regiment [2]
  • 160th Brigade
    • 319th Cavalry Regiment [3]
    • 320th Cavalry Regiment [4]
  • 865th Field Artillery Regiment
  • 465th Tank Company
  • 65th Signal Troop
  • 585th Ordnance Company
  • 465th Quartermaster Squadron
  • 465th Armored Car Squadron
  • 405th Engineer Squadron
  • 365th Medical Squadron
Standard organization chart for a Cavalry Division in November 1940

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